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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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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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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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What Signs to Look For if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse in New York

Placing a loved one in a New York nursing home is emotionally challenging and never an easy decision. While most nursing homes hire compassionate staff members who truly care about residents, the frequent reports of nursing home abuse are certainly very worrisome.  Given the rate of nursing home abuse, it is essential that family members familiarize themselves with the...

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Most Popular Personal Injury Lawyers in Garden City

After a serious accident, the next step for many people is to hire a personal injury accident attorney. However, if you’ve never had to hire a lawyer before, you may not know where to begin when it comes to finding one for your case. Use our guide to learn more about how to find the most popular personal injury...

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How to Choose an Affordable Personal Injury Lawyer in New York

Following an accident, you know that your focus should be on your physical recovery; however, it’s hard not to focus on the financial aspect of the accident. While you can’t work for weeks or months, you still have bills to pay—not to mention the medical bills that will inevitably start showing up. By filing a personal injury claim, you...

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Why Choose a Remote Personal Injury Lawyer in New York City?

Since the Covid-19 pandemic took the world by storm, working from home has become much more common. While courts were closed on-and-off during the pandemic for everything but the most pressing legal issues, most courts are now open. However, there are still many people who are working from home, including attorneys. Thus, finding an attorney who works remotely is...

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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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