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Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities in NYC?

Posted in New York Law on April 12, 2024

Once in a while, a lottery ticket holder takes home a jackpot. However, the excitement of hitting the jackpot is often accompanied by the daunting prospect of public exposure. Many lottery winners grapple with the difficult decision of whether to reveal their identities or shield themselves from the spotlight. In this blog post, we delve… read more

What Are 10 Common Kinds of Disabilities?

Posted in Personal Injury on March 22, 2024

Whether it’s due to a congenital or degenerative condition or an injury, visible or invisible, life with a disability requires incredible strength and resilience. A variety of programs help disabled adults and children with everything from medical care and utilities to income. Military members may receive compensation through Veterans Affairs (VA) for service-related disabilities. New… read more

How Often Does Someone Die in a New York Car Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents on February 16, 2024

As car accidents are a leading cause of death in Americans under 54 years old, it’s easy to see why driving is considered one of the most dangerous activities people do each day. While anyone on the road is at risk of being injured in an accident, some areas are more dangerous than others —… read more

The Deadliest Highway Stretches in New York

Posted in Car Accidents on February 9, 2024

For various reasons, certain stretches of highway throughout New York are more dangerous than others. Drivers transiting these locations face a higher risk of accident, injury, and death. Sadly, many of the accidents on these deadly stretches are avoidable. Through the exercise of reasonable care, they never need to occur. What Are New York’s Deadliest… read more

Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in New York?

Posted in Truck Accidents on February 6, 2024

Like many states, New York has a keep-right law. This law requires motorists, including truckers, to keep right and use the left lane only to pass another vehicle, make a left-hand turn, or exit a highway on the left. These laws are designed to prevent traffic congestion and reduce the risk of serious truck accidents…. read more

What Does a Car Accident Lawyer Do?

Posted in Car Accidents on January 30, 2024

Being involved in a car accident is an experience no one wants to have, but it’s unfortunately quite common. While some accidents are minor fender-benders, others are more serious, requiring medical treatment and leading to substantial emotional trauma and financial difficulties. While most people assume they only need a lawyer if the accident is really… read more

How Long Does It Take State Farm To Settle Cases In New York

Posted in Car Accidents on January 29, 2024

State Farm is the largest car insurance company in the United States, responsible for 16.8% of all auto policies sold. Therefore, if you are injured in a car accident, it is likely that you will be dealing with State Farm. It can take State Farm several weeks, months, or longer to settle a car accident… read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain-Stem Injuries?

Posted in Brain Injury on January 26, 2024

The brain stem is one of the smallest parts of the brain, but it’s crucial for sustaining life. Traumatic brain stem injury (TBSI) is one of the most serious forms of brain injury as it can be life-threatening or cause permanent disability. What Is the Brain Stem? There are three main parts of the brain:… read more

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in NY

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on January 9, 2024

A slip and fall can happen anywhere, including at home, a grocery store, a parking lot, or on the job. In 2021, more than 44,600 people in the United States died in falls, many from falls on the same level. Of the 8 million ER visits every year for falls, about 12% are for slip… read more

Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S. According to OSHA

Posted in Workplace Accidents on January 2, 2024

Occupational hazards are an unfortunate reality for many professions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency regulating workplace safety. According to OSHA, some jobs are more dangerous than others. The below occupations are particularly dangerous and have a high rate of workplace injuries. Logging Workers Among the most perilous professions, logging topped… read more

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