Personal Injury

Click For Your Free Consulation

Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury

Posted in Personal Injury on March 28, 2023

This blog post covers the difference between bodily injury liability and personal injury protection insurance coverage in New York State.Bodily injury vs. personal injury, in one context, refers to two types of car accident insurance. All drivers with vehicles registered in New York must purchase a certain mandatory minimum amount of auto insurance. Bodily injury… read more

Step-by-Step Guide for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in New York City

Posted in Personal Injury on March 25, 2023

A personal injury claim is a legal action filed when an individual has been injured due to another person or entity’s negligence. If you or your loved one have been hurt and are considering filing a claim, understanding the process and knowing what to expect can be essential for achieving justice. Consider taking the following… read more

How Expensive Is It to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in New York?

Posted in Personal Injury on March 3, 2023

When you have been hurt in a car wreck, you undoubtedly think, “How much is this going to cost me?” You may have medical bills, physical therapy costs, and out-of-pocket expenses. You may also be losing wages while you recover. You may worry whether you can afford a single other expense. This concern leads many to… read more

What Is the Difference Between Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Potential?

Posted in Personal Injury on January 3, 2023

When you suffer a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, New York personal injury laws allow you to seek monetary compensation for your damages. Damages include the pain and suffering you experience and other non-economic damages. They also include your financial or economic damages. A large portion of economic damages is the cost of… read more

The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in New York

Posted in Personal Injury on October 20, 2022

Were you in an accident? Was it someone else’s fault that it happened? Quite possibly, you’ve suffered physical injuries and property damage, and have had to miss time from work. You wisely hired a personal injury lawyer to help you recover compensation for your losses. What happens next? In most cases, the relevant insurance companies… read more

Is It Possible To File a Personal Injury Claim in New York Without A Police Report? 

Posted in Personal Injury on September 14, 2022

You can file a personal injury claim without a police report in NY. However, the lack of a police report can complicate your claim and reduce your odds of winning. This issue usually comes up in the context of a car accident. In most cases, both drivers must file a crash report with the NYS… read more

What Happens During the Pre-Litigation Phase of My Brooklyn Personal Injury Case?

Posted in Personal Injury on September 13, 2022

What is the pre-litigation phase of a personal injury case? Pre-litigation refers to anything you do to pursue your claim before filing a lawsuit. Of course, you might reach a generous settlement before filing a lawsuit. Even if the defendant is so stubborn that you have no choice but to sue, you will likely settle… read more

What Is a Lien on an NYC Personal Injury Case?

Posted in Personal Injury on August 21, 2022

When you receive medical treatment for a personal injury accident, the medical providers may have liens against your settlement proceeds. Your attorney must pay the liens for your NYC personal injury case before you can receive any money for damages. However, New York laws limit some liens that providers and health insurance companies can place… read more

How Long Does it Take to Get A Brooklyn Personal Injury Settlement Check?

Posted in Personal Injury on August 20, 2022

Receiving a settlement check after an accident or personal injury can seem to take forever. However, the timeline for a Brooklyn personal injury settlement depends on several factors. It could take several months to a year to settle a personal injury claim. It all depends on the unique facts and circumstances of your case. To… read more

How To Proceed With An NYC Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted in Personal Injury on August 3, 2022

New York City personal injury lawsuits proceed under New York state law, not NYC municipal law. Nevertheless, local court rules can exert some influence on the outcome of a case. Not all lawsuits proceed in the same manner – legal strategy determines much of what happens. For example, most personal injury lawsuits never make it… read more