New York City Personal Injury Blog

Links in the Chain of Causation

Most personal injury cases in New York are based on negligence claims. Examples of injury cases involving negligence claims include cases involving motor vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, birth injuries, slips & falls, and nursing home abuse. Recovering compensation for a personal injury requires that you prove another party caused your injury and damages. Proving negligence… read more

The Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Injuries that occur on someone else’s property can fall under an area of personal injury law called premises liability. Under this area of law, a person or business responsible for the property may be liable for your damages, depending on the circumstances under which the injury occurred. Slip and fall injuries are sometimes used as… read more

Elmiron Injury Lawsuits

Have you or a family member experienced vision problems or problems with your eyes after taking Elmiron? Have you or a family member been diagnosed with Maculopathy after taking Elmiron? Many people in New York and across the nation utilize Elmiron and have for many years, and have experienced the devastating outcomes, as well. Hundreds of… read more

Injured in a Truck Accident? Here’s Why MCS-90 is Important

If you’re not a commercial trucker and you’ve never heard of the MCS-90 endorsement, that’s probably a good thing…it means you’ve never been in an accident involving a commercial truck where you needed to seek compensation for damages. However, should you ever wind up in one of the over 100,000 injury-causing truck accidents that occur… read more

Cook Medical Flexor Introducers Injury Lawyers

Have you or a member of your family been injured as a result of malfunctioning Cook Medical Flexor Check-Flo Introducers or Cook Medical Flexor Tuohy-Borst Side-Arm Introducers? Many people in New York and across the nation utilize these catheters have received the news of its recall and have experienced the devastating dangers, as well. You are… read more

What Are the Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites?

New York City boasts some of the most famous skylines in the entire world. These skylines that both New Yorkers and tourists enjoy are made possible by the work done on construction job sites. Unfortunately, construction is currently ranked as New York’s most dangerous industry. Recent Increases in Construction Site Accidents Many people believe that… read more

Is There a Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

One question many people ask is whether or not there is a difference between a lawyer and an attorney. While the question is simple, the answer is a bit more complex. At the surface level, meaning the way the two terms are used interchangeably, the answer is no, there is no difference between a lawyer… read more

What Do I Need to Wear to Court?

Regardless of your role in a personal injury lawsuit, what you wear to court is important. The jurors’ first impressions of you can help or hurt your case. While we want to believe that the evidence always prevails, it is difficult for jurors to entirely dismiss their first impressions of a party or witness in… read more

What Happens If Your Insurance Claim is Denied?

After a car accident, you may expect that insurance will cover property damage. Without the benefit of insurance, medical expenses following a catastrophic event like a motorcycle crash or being hit while walking can be costly. In the unfortunate event that you or someone you know was injured on your property, it’s comforting to know… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma—Cause and Effect

Blunt force head trauma refers to physical injuries caused by non-penetrating blows from dull objects or surfaces. When blunt force trauma occurs, the surface of the injured organ remains intact, although there may be invisible internal damage. When we think of blunt force trauma, we tend to think of damage inflicted by another person wielding… read more