Category Archives: Articles

Should Senior Drivers Be Required to Take Driver’s Test?

By | March 17, 2017

As we advance in age, we start to lose some of our mental and physical acuity. We experience vision, hearing and cognitive losses. But, people experience such changes at different times, and they may be gradual.

Pedestrian Accidents In Crosswalks in California

By | March 15, 2017

In a perfect world, pedestrians would always cross the street with the light between the lines of the crosswalk, and motorists would always stop behind the line and give these people plenty of room to walk. Alas, we do not live in a perfect world, which is why there are rules governing these situation. The first step to… Read More »

Medical Malpractice Extends to Pharmacists

By | March 15, 2017

A discussion of medical malpractice calls to mind extreme examples of physicians misdiagnosing terminal cancer or surgeons removing the wrong kidney. While instances such as these have occurred, there are other medical professionals whose mistakes can result in serious injury. Whether they are employed at hospitals, clinics, drugstores, grocery stores, or online/mail order companies, pharmacists have obligations to… Read More »

Understanding New York No-Fault Law

By | March 15, 2017

New York became a No-Fault state in 1970. No-Fault laws were enacted in New York in order to ensure that motor vehicle accident victims would be able to receive payment for medical expenses, lost wages and other incidental costs associated with an injury from a motor vehicle accident regardless of fault.

Proving Your Motor Vehicle Accident Case In New York

By | March 14, 2017

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident in New York you may be entitled to financial compensation from the responsible person’s insurance policy. However, before you receive compensation your New York State personal injury attorney will need to establish two elements: liability and damages. 

Millennials Are the Riskiest Drivers, Just Ask AAA

By | March 14, 2017

Millennials just can’t catch a break when it comes to studies. It seems like everyone from my generation on up want to study, predict, and mold behaviors based on what the millennial generation is currently involved in.  

When the Buyer Backs Out: What Happens to The Real Estate Contract Next?

By | March 14, 2017

Before the real estate bubble impacted the purchase and sale of homes in the United States, there were an average of over 1.2 million homes that transferred ownership every year prior to 2009. When the housing bubble crashed valuation of real estate in all markets, that number reached an historical low of only 306,000 home sales in the… Read More »

What You Need to Know about Workers’ Compensation

By | March 14, 2017

In most occupations, if you have been injured while on the job you have the right to receive compensation. Workers’ compensation laws exist to help take the pressure off of the injured employee and to cover the cost of their work-related injuries. Recently gaining attention as one of the more riskier occupations in the U.S. for chances of… Read More »

5 Factors Taken Into Account That Affect A Personal Injury Verdict

By | March 9, 2017

There are times when a person sues for a personal injury and is awarded ridiculous amount of money and then others when someone is not compensated fairly at all. Unfortunately, when it comes to personal injury lawsuits there is not always black and white but a lot of gray areas, especially if the case goes to trial.

Opioid Use May Be Draining Workers Compensation Budget

By | March 9, 2017

The newest public health epidemic is probably not what you think. Opioid use tops the list of health crises in America. At both the state and federal levels, law enforcement is trying to get a handle on the crisis by imposing stricter laws, having more stringent distribution limits and altering the way that prescription drugs can legally be… Read More »