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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

Teen Driving Laws in New York City: What Every Teen Driver & Parent Should Know

Posted in Teen Driving Laws on August 27, 2021

Learning how to drive can be an exciting experience for a teenager. However, it can also be an intimidating one. This is particularly true in a busy environment like New York City. There are many steps teen drivers and their parents can take to avoid car accidents and traffic law violations. One is to learn… read more

Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in New York City?

Posted in New York Law on August 11, 2021

It’s extremely important to take all steps to protect yourself and others when operating a motor vehicle in a busy environment such as New York City. This is particularly true if you ride a motorcycle. If you’re involved in a New York City motorcycle accident, you may sustain major injuries. Wearing your helmet is one… read more

Top 10 Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a New York City Car Accident Settlement

Posted in Car Accidents on August 3, 2021

Many individuals wonder how much they will receive for their injury claim after a car accident. Many factors impact how much a car accident claim is worth. Unfortunately, some of those factors are not within the accident victim’s control. We look at 10 factors that can influence your car accident settlement below. Factors That Could… read more

What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty in New York City?

Posted in Personal Injury on July 22, 2021

Juries perform a valuable service in our judicial system. They are the triers of fact. Jurors hear evidence and decide which party prevails in a civil or criminal case. Jury duty is not voluntary. If you receive a jury summons, you must appear for jury duty unless you are excused from service. Failing to appear… read more

An Honest Evaluation of a New York City Slip and Fall Case

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on July 20, 2021

One of the most important conversations you will have with your injury lawyer after you slip and fall will relate to the value of your case. This evaluation will account for many factors, including some that are outside your control. But setting expectations early in a case can benefit you and your lawyer. By evaluating… read more

What’s Causing Neck & Lower Back Pain after a Car Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents on July 6, 2021

Neck and lower back pain are common after a car accident. During a car accident, strain is placed on the neck and back, which can cause a variety of injuries. Blunt force trauma may also cause injuries to these areas. Car accident injuries that could cause pain in the lower back or neck include, but… read more