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What To Do If You Were Hurt On the Job in NYC

Posted in Personal Injury, Workplace Accidents on December 1, 2022

If you were injured on the job in New York City, you may be wondering what to do next. After all, you have medical bills to pay and may be out of work for an extended period of time. The good news is that you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. What is Workers’… read more

As a Pedestrian, Who Pays for My Medical Bills After I Was Hit by a Car in Brooklyn?

Posted in Pedestrian accidents on November 25, 2022

Pedestrian accidents in Brooklyn can be horrific to witness. A person struck by a motor vehicle can be crushed, slammed into an object, or thrown a great distance. The result in life-threatening conditions and catastrophic injuries. Were you hit by a car walking through Brooklyn? If so, you probably have stacks of unpaid medical bills…. read more

What Happens if I Slip and Fall at a New York City Park?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on November 9, 2022

Many people living in New York City visit its parks for recreation or relaxation. The city parks are also popular with tourists visiting the city. However, who is responsible for a slip and fall accident at a New York City park? Slip and Fall Accident Claims in New York Generally, slip and fall accidents are… read more

Are NYC Construction Accidents Dropping?

Posted in Construction Accidents on November 9, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the construction industry in NYC. As construction ground to a halt, the number of construction accidents and construction-related fatalities fell. But this does not mean the construction industry suddenly became safe. Construction work still has more occupation-related deaths than any other job in New York, according to the Bureau of… read more

Are Lane Splitting & Lane Filtering Legal in New York

Posted in New York on November 4, 2022

Before determining whether lane splitting and filtering are legal in New York, it helps to understand what we mean by these terms. Both terms refer to maneuvers made by a motorcyclist in traffic. However, the terms describe two different scenarios. Lane splitting occurs when a motorcyclist weaves between moving traffic at a higher rate of… read more

Can I Be Reimbursed for Lost Wages After a Car Accident in New York City?

Posted in Car Accidents on October 28, 2022

Yes, you can be reimbursed for any lost wages you suffer as a result of a car accident in New York City, as long as someone else was at fault. Depending on the circumstances, however, you may have to fight for your compensation. If you prefer, a seasoned personal injury lawyer can do the fighting… read more

What Should You Do if You Are Hit While Driving Someone Else’s Car in New York?

Posted in Car Accidents on October 27, 2022

There are times when we might need to borrow another person’s car. A car accident is upsetting enough when we are driving our own vehicle. However, being hit while driving someone else’s car in New York can be even more stressful. The first thing to remember is to remain calm. You must take steps to… 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

Can I Get a Ticket for Jay-Walking in Brooklyn Even If There Are No Cars Around?

Posted in New York Law on October 5, 2022

If you’ve ever walked on an empty street with ample space between crosswalks, you’ve probably been tempted to save some time and cross before the crosswalk. While this little transgression may seem harmless, it’s riskier than you might think. Whether you’re in Brooklyn or Los Angeles, jaywalking is a crime, one for which you can… read more

Can You Sue Your Employer For Negligence as an Injured Worker in NYC?

Posted in Workplace Accidents on October 5, 2022

Being injured at work can result in substantial time away from the job. Medical bills and lost wages can total thousands of dollars. Furthermore, an injured worker could sustain an impairment that results in a permanent disability. Most New York City employers have workers’ compensation insurance to cover work-related injuries. Injured employees file workers’ comp… read more