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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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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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Wrongful Death Car Accident Settlements

The unexpected loss of a loved one is an emotional, frustrating experience, especially when their loss resulted from someone else’s wrongdoing or carelessness. In addition to the loss of companionship and support provided by the decedent, you may also lose their monetary and physical contributions to your household. While nothing can bring your loved one back, a wrongful death...

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What Happens After a Personal Injury Deposition?

One of the biggest stressors associated with filing a personal injury lawsuit is not having a firm grasp of the process. By better understanding how cases proceed through the system, much of the stress and anxiety of being embroiled in a lawsuit can be reduced. Read on to learn more about what happens after a deposition.  What Is a...

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Who Is to Blame for Dangerous and Defective Equipment on a Construction Site?

Construction is one of the most dangerous types of industries to work in. Construction sites are dangerous places for several reasons. For example, workers spend a significant amount of time high up in the air, work with potentially dangerous tools, and are in proximity to large construction vehicles. However, one of the most common causes of injuries to workers...

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How Do Depositions Affect Personal Injury Cases? 

Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30, depositions are a witness’s sworn, out-of-court testimony used for gathering information. Depositions are some of the most critical and productive devices available during the discovery stage of a New York personal injury lawsuit. Further, depositions provide one of the only opportunities for a lawyer to speak directly with the opposing...

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What’s the Difference Between Contributory Negligence and Comparative Negligence in New York?

After an accident, you can file a personal injury lawsuit against the person you believe was responsible for your injuries. However, to succeed in bringing your claim, you must prove that the other party was negligent. Typically, these cases are defended by the at-fault party’s insurance company. Of course, the other party’s insurance company is unlikely to admit that...

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Rights As a Hospital Patient in New York

In many cases, the knowledge gap between patients and doctors is quite large. This can lead to patients placing an inordinate amount of trust in their healthcare providers—potentially to their own detriment. As a New York hospital patient, you have certain rights related to the medical care you receive from a hospital. Understanding these rights is critical to ensuring...

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What Are Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in New York?

Pedestrian accidents are among the most likely to result in serious injury or death. And New York pedestrian accidents are especially common, given the non-stop traffic rushing through the city. In fact, according to the Governors’ Highway Safety Association, there were more than 6,500 fatal pedestrian accidents in the United States in 2020. Of these fatal accidents, 241 occurred...

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