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Kearny, NJ – Pedestrian Killed in Crash on NJ-7 near Fish House Rd

What Are My Rights After Being Hit by a Car in New York 

One of the easiest ways to improve your endurance, your fitness level, and your overall health is by walking every day, a trend that is being picked up by a lot of people who are interested in living a healthier lifestyle.  If you are hit by a car while out walking will you know what to do? The injuries that are frequently sustained by pedestrians are typically more severe than the injuries that are sustained when two cars crash into one [...]

Edison, NJ – Two Injured in Chemical Spill on Meadow Rd

Types and Degrees of Burn Injuries

Burn injuries are one of the most painful types of injuries that workplace accident victims and car accident victims endure. Serious burns can also be caused by faulty equipment or products that unintentionally overheat or catch fire. Burn Injury Classifications Most doctors identify three different classifications of burns. Listed below is a basic summary of each classification and how these burns usually occur. First-Degree Burns: These are painful burns on the surface of the skin. In some instances, the skin may be [...]

Seaside Park, NJ – Crash on O St Leaves Motorcyclist Injured

Motorcycle Accident and Injury Statistics in New York City

Maneuvering a motorcycle in New York City amidst rush-hour traffic is oftentimes dangerous and challenging. Additionally, the majority of passenger car drivers and truck operators overlook the fact that motorcycle riders, bicycle riders, and pedestrians are uniquely defenseless in the face of a motor vehicle accident. Even though New York City motorcycle accidents happen much less frequently than car accidents, they are also more liable to cause fatal injuries due to the fact that motorcycle riders have almost no physical [...]

Hillsborough, NJ – Joe Gubernat Injured in Plane Crash on Millstone River Rd

Proving your Medical Malpractice Claim

Not every medical error constitutes a claim for malpractice. It is not enough to simply prove that a doctor, nurse, or another medical professional acted negligently while providing you care. You must demonstrate that you suffered injuries and resulting damages as a result of the negligent actions. Given the complex nature of medical malpractice law, it is imperative that you reach out to a knowledgeable medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible to ensure you get the justice you [...]

Brooklyn, NY – Roof Collapses on Top of Person in E 53rd St

Recalls and Liability Surrounding Products

Every year, hundreds of product recalls are issued in the United States. Recalls involving food and consumer products are issued by the manufacturers or government agencies after a problem with the product is discovered. There are various reasons why product recalls take place in our country. Reasons for Product Recalls Various factors influence whether a recall is issued for a specific product. Some of the most common reasons for recalls that we see include:  Rushing to Market: Many companies rush to offer [...]

Paterson, NJ – Fire Incident on Doremus St Claims Life of Nancy Salt

When Burn Injuries Constitute Personal Injury Cases

Statistics show that more than 485,000 fire incidents result in injuries across the United States each year. Many victims involved in these incidents suffer injuries that require medical attention. In fact, more than 40,000 people are hospitalized each year with severe burn injuries. Over 75% of victims hospitalized require care inside burn trauma centers. It is important that victims understand their legal rights after being harmed in burn incidents. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the [...]

Newark, NJ – Firefighters Injured in Incident on Frelinghuysen Ave

NYPD’s New “No Report” Car Accident Policy

Last month, the New York Police Department implemented a new policy wherein it will no longer send police officers to the site of minor car accidents in the hopes that this will allow the officers to focus on more significant incidents and cut back on traffic congestion without putting public safety at risk. How Does it Work? After it was enacted, the New York Police Department eventually circulated some very limited details regarding this new policy of non-response anytime a traffic [...]

What Evidence is Necessary After An Accident?

What Evidence is Necessary After an Accident?

If you were injured in an accident, chances are you are now out of work and left with thousands of dollars in medical bills. The costs added to the pain and suffering you are forced to endure may be overwhelming. Not only are you forced to suffer the devastating consequences of another person’s actions, but your family feels the financial and emotional impacts as well. Many victims are unaware of legal options available to them after being harmed in accidents. [...]

Brooklyn, NY – Fire Incident on Eastern Parkway Leaves Four Injured

Personal Injury Checklist for New York Personal Injury Claims

In preparing for a personal injury claim with a successful outcome, there are some mistakes that are commonly made by those seeking legal representation. These common oversights are easy to avoid if you know what they are ahead of time and strive to keep on top of them for the duration of your lawsuit. When filing a personal injury action, it is important that you follow the suggestions listed below. Actions That Strengthen Your Claim Follow your doctor’s instructions. If you do [...]

Basic Questions You Should Ask Your New York Personal Injury Attorney 

Basic Questions You Should Ask Your New York Personal Injury Attorney 

Once you have decided that you intend to pursue a personal injury claim you are going to need to hire a personal injury attorney, but before you settle on the first name that comes up in your Google search or the law firm with offices closest to your house, it is always a smart idea to ask your potential future advocate a few questions choice questions and make your determination based on the answers you receive.  It is important to [...]