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Month: September 2021

Understanding NY Labor Law 240

Posted in Workers’ compensation on September 30, 2021

Construction is one of the most important industries in New York City. Every day, seemingly countless construction projects are ongoing across NYC. Because construction workers play such a vital role in New York, our state’s and city’s laws are designed to protect them. One of the laws that are somewhat unique to our state is… read more

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in New York, NY

Posted in Car Accidents on September 22, 2021

Motorists involved in car accidents in New York must file motorist accident reports. These reports provide contact and insurance information for all people involved in the accident. New York makes accident reports available to drivers involved in an accident. Both the NYPD and the state provide online portals to access collision reports filed by investigating… read more

Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on September 15, 2021

Falling accidents are some of the most common causes of injury in the United States. These types of accidents impact tens of thousands of people annually. Some believe that “slip and fall” accidents and “trip and fall” accidents are the same. This is a misconception. Although these two types of falling accidents share some similarities,… read more

Express Consent vs. Implied Consent: What’s the Difference?

Posted in Medical malpractice on September 9, 2021

Doctors and other health care providers typically need a patient’s consent to provide certain treatments.  If a patient is harmed as a result of receiving medical treatment to which they did not consent, they may be able to recover compensation by filing a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit. Medical malpractice laws vary from one state… read more

Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in New York City?

Posted in Car Accidents on September 8, 2021

If you were involved in a major car accident in New York City, you might naturally understand that reporting the accident to law enforcement is necessary. However, in the case of a seemingly minor accident, you might wonder whether you should bother calling 911. It’s important to understand your responsibilities in these circumstances. New York… read more