New York City Personal Injury Blog

The Effects of Airbag Deployment in Your NYC Car Accident Claim

Airbags undoubtedly have helped save many lives since they were invented. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that airbags have saved over 50,000 lives since they were invented. For this reason, front-end airbags are standard in passenger vehicles. Many models also feature side airbags.  However, some situations interfere with how effective airbags… read more

What Are the Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents in New York?

Construction accidents, such as falling object injuries, account for many workplace accidents in the U.S. The workers’ compensation system provides benefits for most (but not all) claims arising from construction accidents.  The following six causes account for most construction site injuries.  Falls on Construction Sites According to New York’s Construction Industry Fatality Registry, falls are… read more

The Dangers of Driving with Loud Music Around New York

Music may be your favorite driving buddy, whether you’re taking a cross-country road trip or just hitting your daily commute. It makes traffic seem more bearable, makes the time go faster, and gives you the little bit of jam you need in your day. And what’s more fun than cranking the tunes up and rocking… read more

What Is an Ambulance Chaser?

When you get injured in an accident, you’re already dealing with a lot. You’re in pain, dealing with doctors, trying to figure out how you’ll pay for everything, and potentially facing weeks or months of recovery time. So what do you do when someone shows up at your bedside promising thousands of dollars in compensation… read more

Symptoms of a Brain Bleed After a Head Injury

Every year in New York state, more than 112,000 people visit emergency rooms with traumatic brain injuries, and 19,000 are hospitalized. More than 2,000 people die from those injuries every year. One of the most common complications that come with brain injuries is brain bleeds. A brain bleed can cause severe damage, especially if left… read more

Why Should I Hire a Bronx Construction Accident Lawyer?

Construction workers in New York have the opportunity to earn a significant income. This is partly because New York City is constantly hosting new construction projects and renovations.  The average New York construction worker earns approximately $87,000 a year. While construction work offers many advantages, money-making potential being chief among them, it’s not without hazards.  … read more

Is It Possible To File a Claim Without a Police Report in New York? 

Can you file an insurance claim without a police report? Yes, it is possible to file either a personal injury claim or a property damage claim after a New York car accident, even without a police report. Nevertheless, it is much more difficult to win your claim without a police report.  New York’s Motor Vehicle… read more

FAQs: Car Accident Reports in New York

No one plans on getting into a car accident. However, if you are ever in this situation, it is good to know the laws surrounding accident reports and the next steps you will need to take to protect your rights. Our experienced NYC car accident lawyers have prepared a list of frequently asked questions about… read more

Can I Sue My Employer for Violating OSHA at a Construction Site in NYC?

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces workplace safety regulations. So, can you sue your employer for an OSHA violation if it caused you injury? The bad news is that you generally cannot. The good news is that you might not need to since New York workers’ compensation will probably cover your claim…. read more

Traffic and Red Light Cameras in NYC

No matter what area of New York City you live in, red light cameras and automated traffic enforcement can be a real pain. After all, they are seemingly everywhere, scattered throughout the city and ready to take a photo of your license plate. Although they can be annoying, these cameras dissuade people from running red… read more