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What Is the Average Settlement Amount for Premises Liability Injuries in New York?

Premises liability cases arise from injuries sustained in slips and falls, dog bites, and other events that occur on public or private property. Understandably, clients want to know the average value for slip and fall settlements amounts. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to provide a settlement range for slip and fall cases or other premises liability claims in New York because...

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in New York

Motorcycles offer a sense of freedom and adventure that few other modes of transportation can match. But while the thrill of the open road may be a major draw for many riders, motorcycle accidents are a serious and often tragic reality. In 2020, motorcycle accidents resulted in over 5,579 deaths in the United States alone. While motorcycles can be...

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Can You Sue a Doctor for Medical Malpractice?

New York medical malpractice claims can be complicated and require an understanding of complex procedural, evidentiary, and substantive negligence laws. The complexity of these lawsuits creates confusion, misunderstanding, and false assumptions about New York medical malpractice claims.   Those who suffer injuries because of a medical provider’s negligence should consult an experienced New York medical malpractice attorney to discuss how...

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Is New York a No-Fault State?

New York is a no-fault state when it comes to car insurance. Under this system, insurance companies generally reimburse their policyholders for damages due to injuries regardless of who was at fault or responsible for the accident. Additionally, New York sets minimum coverage amounts that a registered vehicle owner must purchase to satisfy the financial responsibility requirements to obtain...

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Recoverable Wrongful Death Damages in New York

Losing a family member to a preventable accident can be a traumatic experience with significant lifelong psychological and financial consequences. As it stands, New York’s wrongful death statute limits family members who are seeking compensation for the death of their loved one. However, Senate Bill S74A, known as New York’s Grieving Families Act, will amend the provisions and distribution...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

How to Get Your Queens Accident Report

First responders who arrive at a scene of an accident typically have three primary objectives: to keep all parties safe, to treat anyone who suffered injuries, and to document the scene through a police report. At its core, a Queens, NY car accident report establishes the occurrence of the incident, and this evidence is critical to securing compensation in...

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Common Bicycle Accident Injuries

Biking is a great way to get around much of New York. But cyclists also face tremendous risks. Even if you wear a helmet and take all the necessary precautions, you cannot control the actions of others on the road. And because bicycles offer little protection to riders, the injuries cyclists face after a collision with another vehicle tend...

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Signs of a Concussion After a Car Accident

Concussions are one of the most common car accident injuries. However, the symptoms of a concussion may not be immediately apparent after the accident, making it challenging for victims to understand the full extent of their injuries. At the same time, untreated head injuries may worsen over time, resulting in significant and long-lasting limitations. At the Law Offices of...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Medical Malpractice

How to Prove Misdiagnosis in New York

Unfortunately, some patients leave a doctor’s office worse off due to a misdiagnosis. Studies show that medical errors, such as misdiagnosis, may be one of the leading causes of death in the United States.  If your doctor made an error in treatment or judgment, you might wonder how to prove misdiagnosis in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Below, the skilled...

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Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

When someone owns or rents a piece of real estate, they must be careful to protect visitors from harm. The duty that a landowner owes to others who are harmed on their property depends on what is reasonable under the circumstances. If you were injured by the conditions on someone else’s property, reach out to our legal team at...

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