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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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What is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action in New York?

Losing a loved one in an accident is a tragedy beyond comparison. However, when the accident that claimed your loved one’s life was preventable, resulting from another’s negligence, it adds to a family’s sorrow and frustration. New York law provides two different mechanisms for holding negligent parties responsible after a personal injury accident resulting in death: wrongful death claims...

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What Are the Most Dangerous Roads in New York City?

New York City is known for its traffic and dangerous roads. In fact, according to the New York City Police Department, there were 7,773 motor vehicle accidents in January 2022 alone. Notably, many of these accidents occur at the same intersections. Read on to learn more about the most dangerous street in NYC. Dangerous Streets in New York City...

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How to Find the Fastest Settlement Personal Injury Attorney in New York

If you’ve been injured because of someone else’s negligence, you have likely had to deal with extensive medical bills and lost wages. We know these bills are highly time-sensitive and add up quickly. You need compensation, and you need it now. So what do you do? Contact a qualified personal injury attorney in New York, so you can get a...

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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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