Relevant & Important Information About Personal Injury Law So You Can Be In The Know

Have you or a loved one been injured at a pool this summer?


New York is once again in the midst of a hot summer. If you have kids, the whole family will probably be spending time at a pool over the next couple months. Unfortunately, these visits to public pools can sometimes end with a visit to the hospital.


The MTA Says the Police are Authorized to Inspect Your Bag But Do You Have the Right to Refuse?

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That is an excellent question. The police have a responsibility to protect the public from threats of violence. American citizens have the right to go about their daily business without undue harassment. International terrorism poses threats to public safety. We are, therefore, in a situation where the police have authority, and the public has rights.


What to Know Before Hiring an Attorney

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 Hiring an attorney is an immensely important decision. Hiring the right attorney for you and for the purpose of winning your case is critical. There are four simple steps you should take so you know you are hiring an attorney who will not only have your best interests at heart but who has the track record to deliver the right result that you seek.


How Do Mistrials Occur in Personal Injury Cases?


Personal injuries are painful and traumatic in their own right. The last thing a plaintiff needs or wants is for the judge to declare a mistrial and for everything to go back to Square One. Before we look at how mistrials can occur in personal injury cases, let us define the term "mistrial."


How Much Compensation Can a Victim Expect from a Personal Injury Claim?

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The amount of compensation produced by a personal injury case varies based on a number of factors such as the nature of the accident, the damages occurred during the accident, and whose fault the accident was.


What To Do if You Don’t Agree with the Adjuster on an Injury Claim?

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Personal injuries are unpleasant enough without the added burden of learning the adjuster has made what you believe is either merely a token settlement offer or has used incorrect information when making the offer. One option New York State offers is for you to file an official complaint via the Department of Financial Services.


Skydiving and Liability: Is It Negligence?

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If you're considering going skydiving, there are a few things that you should know before jumping. Skydiving is an exhilarating bucket-list activity for many but it is also one of extreme risk. Skydiving is currently at an all time high in regards to safety, with only 13 fatal accidents out of 3.3 million jumps in 2018.


Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

The decision to file a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit can be a difficult one to make. You may worry about the time and expense involved, the personal scrutiny you may encounter, or the emotional toll it may take. It's natural to want to spend some time weighing your options and seeking professional advice, but be mindful that a statute of limitations often applies. Don't miss out on your day in court by waiting too long to file. Statute of Limitations



E-Cigarette Explosion: Do You Have a Case?


e-cigarette vapingThere is a growing concern amongst the public with regards to E-cigarettes, especially exploding ones and the fact that they are currently not regulated by the FDA. According to the US Food and Drug Administration,..."evidence suggests the explosions are battery-related. E-cigarettes have earned a dangerous reputation for exploding without warning."


Were You Hit by a Train After Falling onto the NYC Subway Tracks?

In many metro areas, there is a glass wall separating each subway station from the tracks. These barriers prevent objects from dropping or being thrown onto the tracks. These walls also deter people from stepping or falling onto the path of an oncoming train.NYC subway train tracks

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