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New York Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

When you suffer injuries because of the actions or inaction of another individual, business, or entity, you should consult with an experienced New York personal injury attorney. At the Law Offices of Theodore A. Naima, we have extensive experience successfully representing accident victims in their claims for damages. Contact Theodore A. Naima to learn about the personal injury lawsuit...

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How Long Does a Car Accident Stay on My Record?

Does a car accident go on your record? If so, for how long? A car accident can result in many negative consequences. For example, you may suffer an injury that requires medical attention. And your vehicle may sustain severe damage that necessitates auto repairs. Another issue after your accident is the status of your driving record. Your driving record...

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How to Prepare for a Personal Injury Deposition

Depositions are a critical stage in almost any personal injury case because it is one of the first times the other side gets to ask you questions about the accident and your injuries. Most of the time, the at-fault party and their insurance company determine whether to offer a settlement after reviewing a victim’s depositions, along with the other...

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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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What to Do if You Were Hit by a Drunk Driver in New York

Everyone is familiar with the dangers of drunk driving, but few people put much thought into what they would do if they were hit by a drunk driver. However, on average, every two minutes, someone in the United States is injured in a drunk driving accident. If this describes your situation, you may be entitled to compensation for being...

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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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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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