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Worst Traffic Times in New York City

Posted in Car Accidents on July 15, 2022

New York City is one of the most famous cities in the United States and worldwide. It’s a beautiful city full of opportunities, attracting more residents and visitors each year. With over 8 million residents, the city is busy at all hours of the day and night. A hectic city like New York is bound… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Your Person

Posted in New York Law on July 11, 2022

There is a big difference between driving without a license and driving without a license on your person. Driving without a license means driving on a license that has been suspended or revoked. Alternatively, your license might have simply expired, and you never bothered to renew it. It might also mean you have never attempted… read more

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor?

Posted in Medical malpractice on July 6, 2022

Doctors and medical providers owe a duty of care to meet or exceed the accepted standard of care for a situation. Medical negligence, malpractice, and doctor’s errors can cause catastrophic injuries and permanent impairments. In addition, their wrongdoing can cause lifelong impacts on a patient’s quality of life. However, a doctor’s conduct can also cause… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What It Means and How It Can Affect Your Case

Posted in Personal Injury on July 2, 2022

Keeping client communications confidential is one of the most important responsibilities a personal injury lawyer has. Attorney-client privilege is an important legal concept that protects most information you provide to your lawyer. However, there are times when attorney-client privilege does not apply, so it’s useful for you to know this information before you begin a… read more

Basic NYC Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

Posted in Personal Injury on July 1, 2022

If you were injured in an accident in New York City and are considering seeking compensation with the help of a personal injury lawyer, you’ll want to know how much of the settlement actually goes into your pocket. Many lawyers advertise a “no win, no fee” arrangement to take your case, but what happens when… read more

Suing For Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in New York

Posted in Negligence on June 28, 2022

Accidents rarely cause only physical injuries. Many accident victims and their families suffer for years–or even the rest of their lives–with the consequences of emotional trauma. Witnessing a family member suffer a tragic accident can cause you severe emotional distress, even if you’re unharmed. New York law recognizes the right of plaintiffs to sue for… read more

Are You Liable if Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property in New York?

Posted in Premises Liability on June 14, 2022

Property owners have a duty to take reasonable measures to ensure people entering their property are not injured, including residential property owners. Premises liability laws can hold a homeowner personally liable for injuries and damages occurring on their property. However, do these laws apply to individuals working on your property? Can I be held liable… read more

Can I Sue My Employer for Not Providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on a Construction Site in NYC?

Posted in Construction Accidents on June 9, 2022

Construction work can be dangerous. Workers face many hazardous situations that could lead to severe injuries. However, having and using the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) can reduce the risk of injury or death from construction accidents.  State and federal laws require employers to provide certain personal protective equipment (PPE) to construction workers. If your… read more

Should You Call the Police After a Fender Bender in NYC?

Posted in Car Accidents on June 8, 2022

A fender bender generally describes a minor car accident. Typically, the parties are not seriously injured, and there is only minor property damage. The city reports roughly one-third of accidents each month involve injuries or death. If a car crash does not result in injuries, you must stop and exchange information with the other drivers… read more

How Do Police Investigations of Fatal Car Accidents Work in Manhattan, NY?

Posted in Car Accidents on June 1, 2022

New York City has hundreds of fatal accidents every year. According to the NYPD, in 2022, the city had already experienced 87 accidents by the end of April. Of those, 17 occurred in the borough of Manhattan. Every one of those fatal accidents was investigated by the police. And every one of those investigations resulted… read more