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Dangerous Roads in Long Island

When asked about the most dangerous roads on Long Island, most locals are familiar with a few of the obvious contenders. For example, anyone who has spent more than a few minutes listening to the Long Island Expressway traffic report will likely hear about an accident. However, the truth is that several of New York’s most dangerous roads are...

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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 Catastrophic Injuries in New York?

Suffering catastrophic injuries in a preventable accident is a tragedy that no family should ever face. However, the reality is that countless families across the country are confronted with this very reality each year. If you suffered catastrophic injuries in a motor vehicle collision, workplace accident, or any other type of accident, the Law Offices of Theodore A. Naima...

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How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim an Injury?

Car accident injuries can often manifest pain, confusion, fear, and worry. Injured victims often face the grueling aftermath of having to figure out how to recover payment for damages and medical treatment. Filing a legal claim with the responsible party’s insurance company might be the first step toward healing and eventual closure from your injury.  How Long Does a...

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Is Lane Splitting Illegal in New York?

When riding, it’s common for motorcyclists to use lane splitting to get around traffic. However, if you’re new to riding or don’t know much about New York’s traffic rules, you may be wondering, Is lane splitting illegal? Here are a few key things you should know about the current traffic laws in New York and how to prevent lane-splitting...

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement After a Deposition?

When going through a personal injury claim, it’s common for victims to become frustrated after waiting so long for a resolution. During this process, you may ask yourself, After a deposition, when is a settlement finalized? While there’s no exact answer that fits all situations, there are a few signs to look out for that may indicate an impending...

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How to Report a Dog Bite and Start a Claim

After being attacked by a dog, you may be wondering if you should make a claim against the owner. Victims often don’t know how to report a dog bite in their area, especially since every jurisdiction has its own rules. Here are some tips on reporting a dog bite to your local government and how a personal injury attorney...

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How to Get an Accident Report in Long Island

If you are contemplating legal action after a traffic accident, you probably need access to a Long Island accident report. In Long Island, there are two kinds of accident reports. One type is a police report filed by a party to the accident. The other type is a Suffolk County, or Nassau County police report, generated by the police...

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NYPD Traffic Accidents—How to Get Your Accident Report

Auto accidents can turn your life upside down. If you suffer injuries, it can take weeks or even months to get back on your feet. There’s also a chance you may struggle with a debilitating injury for the rest of your life. Obtaining compensation may be the most important thing you do following such a life-changing experience. If you...

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Time Limits for Injury Lawsuits in New York

Understanding the New York statute of limitations for a personal injury lawsuit is crucial. If you don’t file within the legal deadline, the court could dismiss your case. That means you are barred from any financial compensation for your injuries and other damages. Unfortunately, figuring out the proper deadline can be complicated in some cases. That is one reason...

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