Category Archives: Personal Injury

Ensure That You Are Properly Insured: What You Need To Know About Car Insurance In New York

By | April 17, 2017

As a personal injury attorney in New York, I see it all too often. A client has suffered serious injuries in a car accident. Another party is at fault. I make a claim against the responsible party’s insurance carrier. The problem is, the policy coverage is a bare minimum. It doesn’t matter how severe the injuries are, or… Read More »

5 Mistakes That Could Lose Your Personal Injury Suit For A Dog Attack

By | April 12, 2017

A dog attack or bite is a specific type of personal injury. According to statistics from the CDC, as many as four million people sustain dog bites every year in the United States. A dog bite can be very serious if not dealt with properly, both medically and legally. There are specific things that you need to do… Read More »

Can You Get Compensation For PTSD After A Car Accident?

By | April 12, 2017

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a psychological reaction to a traumatic event. It is a  condition that can range in severity, but when it’s serious enough it can interfere with an individual’s ability to perform the basic functions of life. It can also adversely affect their quality of life. There is no question that automobile accidents can be traumatic,… Read More »

Can Congress Legally Override Assisted Suicide Law?

By | April 12, 2017

Just as vehemently as anti-abortion advocates fight for a fetus’s right to life, those who believe in being able to die with dignity continue to fight for right-to-die laws. In Washington DC, up until recently, it has been legal for a person to take their own life with outside assistance.

An Introduction to Personal Injury Claims

By | April 10, 2017

For many people, injuries are a frustrating part of life. Most injuries are minor and, after suffering one, we quickly recover and go about our daily lives – if we’re lucky. But some injuries can upend our lives completely, leaving us to deal with the physical, mental and emotional setbacks that they leave behind.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Lawsuits

By | April 6, 2017

The untimely death of a friend or loved one is an incredibly confusing time. In addition to facing permanent loss, there are sudden, unexpected expenses to meet and, generally speaking, less or no money coming in to pay these bills. When most people seek legal assistance in a wrongful death situation, they have moved past the first stage… Read More »

‘Bikelash’ On The Rise In Many Cities

By | April 6, 2017

One of the most biker-friendly cities in North America is not nearly as friendly as it used to be. Vancouver, British Columbia has about 150 miles of designated bicycle lanes, as city leaders have made a concerted effort to help people get out of their cars and be more active. Not everyone shares that perspective, and one critic… Read More »

Deciphering the “Dram Shop Law”: New York State’s Liquor Liability Statutes

By | April 6, 2017

A family goes out to dinner and is sideswiped by a drunk driver on their way home. A couple meets some friends for an evening out only to have it end in an assault in the parking lot by a bar patron who’s had way too much to drink. 

The Connection Between Sports and Drunk Driving

By | April 4, 2017

We take sports seriously in the United States. When our favorite teams play, we truly make an event out if it. We have buffets, tailgates, viewing parties and many other types of gatherings to host our friends and families as we root for our favorite athletes. We pay large sums of money for tickets to attend major sporting… Read More »

Making Sense of Private Property Vehicle Accidents

By | March 29, 2017

Ah, yes, the good old parking lot accident. Normally no injuries, but can result in quite a bit of damage. Most people are unaware of how to properly report accidents and it becomes even more confusing when you are on private property.