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How Do You Sue a City or Municipality in NY?

Sometimes when you are injured, the responsible party isn’t a person or company, but a government entity such as a city or municipality. Filing a personal injury claim against a municipality or city when you get injured due to wrongdoing or negligence is no easy task. There are many different procedures to go through, and if anything is done incorrectly, it could stop your case from progressing. Here is what you need to know about […]

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Common Autumn Personal Injury Accidents in NY

Many people love the autumn season. After all, it ushers in crisp fall air that makes each day perfect for sweaters and hot spiced cider. But there’s a disadvantage to the fall that many people don’t consider until it impacts them: The change in weather can increase the risk of some types of accidents. There are many accidents that tend to occur more often in autumn in New York. It’s important to know not only […]

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OSHA’s Fatal Four: What You Need to Know

New York is a great place to work if you are in the field of construction, but that also happens to be a field with some of the biggest dangers around. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also called OSHA, is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. They are tasked with helping Americans to stay safe at work and be aware of hazards that may be a part of their workday, so they can […]

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Summertime: Beware of these Common NY Personal Injuries

As the days get longer and the sun warms up the city, more and more people are out and about soaking up all summer has to offer in New York. Unfortunately, pleasurable summer activities also make some personal injury accidents more prevalent during this season, so it’s important to know what the dangers are to keep you and your family safe. Here are some of the most common summertime personal injuries in New York – […]

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What Is Wrongful Arrest in New York?

Over the last several years, police departments across the country have been under scrutiny – and for good reason. Many misconduct claims are filed against the police in New York each year, and one of those claims is false or wrongful arrest. False arrest may be a much larger problem than people suspect in New York, which is why it’s important to not only understand what it is and what you can do about it […]

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What Are NY Non-Economic Damages?

Most people are familiar with the idea of economic losses after an accident that leads to injury. Maybe you’re out of work for a while, or you’ve had to get a lot of expensive medical care, and the bills are piling up. However, not as many people are familiar with the idea of non-economic damages – but they’re equally important in a personal injury case. Personal injuries can cause losses that go beyond money. After […]

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NY Train Accidents: How is Negligence Established?

New York has a lot of trains. From the subways in New York City to the commuter rails in other parts of the state, all those trains add up to a lot of tracks – and a lot of opportunities for accidents and injuries to occur. If you are injured in a New York train accident, what can you do? How do you establish who is responsible for the accident so you can get the […]

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Snow and Ice Removal: What Is Your NY Landlord’s Responsibility?

Winter has arrived and with it snow and ice. Sometimes these elements can add beauty to the season, but, in many cases, they also add danger – particularly in the form of snow and ice on sidewalks, driveways, and other areas that can be slip and fall hazards. Snow and ice is a matter of public safety in New York. Because of that, sidewalks and other walkways must be kept clear. Homeowners, property managers, and […]

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NY Traumatic Brain Injury: You Could Get Compensation

Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. These types of injuries can be caused by a variety of things, from a fall to an assault to a car accident. No matter the reason, traumatic brain injures that occur in New York are often completely preventable and happen as a result of negligence on behalf of another party. If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury in New York, you can receive compensation. Here’s what you need […]

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Common Situations that Lead to NY Personal Injury Claims

When someone is injured, their life is impacted in more ways than just physical pain. Medical bills are often the cause of extreme stress and anxiety. Plus, if a person is unable to work due to the injury, the financial burden and vulnerability are greatly intensified. There are laws in place to protect those who have suffered physical and emotional trauma at the hands of another’s negligence or wrongdoing. So, if you have been a […]

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