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How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated After a NY Car Accident?

When someone is injured in an accident, it can seem like an insurmountable task to put a price on pain and suffering. After all, two different people can sustain similar injuries in similar accidents but have very different experiences of emotional trauma and pain. That’s why, in the court of law, pain and suffering are considered a non-economic damage, which means that there is no precise dollar amount assigned – it’s decided on a case-by-case […]

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What You Need to Know About Premises Liability in NYC

If you are a citizen in New York City who lives in an apartment under a landlord, you are entitled to many tenant’s rights relating to the safety and quality of your housing. You have the right to feel safe in a well-maintained building free from pests, leaks, and other dangerous conditions. These rights are under the statutes dedicated by premises liability law. In cases where your landlord violates your privacy, harasses you, discriminates against […]

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What Kinds of Injuries Should NYers Watch Out for This 4th of July?

People love the 4th of July in the United States. It’s a great time to get together with family and friends to celebrate the country’s independence. It doesn’t hurt that tasty food and fireworks play a major part in the experience, as do a few adult beverages, for some. All of that fun does come at a cost, however. People get hurt quite frequently on this holiday, and they end up in the emergency room […]

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What’s Considered the Threshold for a “Serious Injury” in New York?

In New York, if an accident causes serious injury, you may be surprised to learn that some injuries constitute grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit. New York’s serious injury threshold majorly impacts those injured as the result of an accident. The state’s No-Fault Law also plays a role in certain accidents, which can hinder recovering damages. Here’s what you need to know about laws in New York that affect damages received for injury, as […]

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Statistics Show No New Yorker Should Suffer from Sepsis

Sepsis may be the most dangerous thing you’ve never heard of. Not long ago, most major hospitals didn’t have any type of protocol to address sepsis, even though it’s a deadly issue. New York was one of the first states to require its hospitals to use sepsis protocols. This arose after a case of sepsis killed a 12-year-old boy from Queens. The protocols are known as “Rory’s Regulations”. Here’s what you need to know about […]

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Important Considerations for Proper NYC Personal Injury Representation

Finding the right lawyer to represent you after an accident can be complicated. After all, there are a lot of factors to think about, and your mind is likely consumed with the incident itself and your attempt to recover. Here’s what you need to consider to help you choose the right NY personal injury attorney for your case, and how to prepare yourself for meeting with prospective representation. Considerations For Choosing the Right NY Injury […]

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Xmas Isn’t Always the Most Wonderful Time of Year in NYC

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year, but it also happens to be a time when the number of reported accidents and injuries go up. Tens of thousands of people get injured at Christmas time every year – and not just minor gift wrap mishaps either. Lacerations, fractures, abrasions, sprains, strains, choking, and contusions are just a few of the most predominant injuries this time of the year. If you’re injured […]

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What Happens When the NYC Driver Who Injured Me Dies?

Automobile accidents are traumatic experiences for everyone involved. With the advances made in automobile safety features, however, those in cars and trucks involved in accidents are safer than ever. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for pedestrians that are struck by a motor vehicle. Pedestrians are lacking in safety features to protect them from injury in case of an accident. Often those who are struck by vehicles, if they survive, are left with life-altering, costly, […]

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What Are Grounds for a Legal Trip and Fall Claim in New York?

Slip and fall injuries happen, especially in places like New York. Unfortunately, there are some who try to take advantage of the system. Like the recent trio found guilty for attempting to defraud New York City in a trip and fall scheme. Bad actors like this are particularly harmful to those who really do get seriously hurt in these types of accidents because they can lead to bias against slip and fall victims. What can […]

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Virtual Urgent Care: A Way for New Yorkers to Document Injuries

In New York, finding medical care for an injury or illness not related to COVID-19 can be a challenge. It may be difficult to secure an appointment and going to an appointment can put your health in jeopardy – but it’s not your only option. Virtual Urgent Care is easy and convenient, but if you think your illness or injury could be a part of a personal injury case down the road, there are some […]

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