New York City Personal Injury Blog

Suing Government Agencies in New York: Appeal Brings Major Changes

By winning a recent appeal, Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum was instrumental in creating a major shift in the law as it relates to suing government agencies in New York. Thanks to the advocacy of our New York City personal injury lawyers, it’s easier for victims to hold government agencies in the city accountable for negligence and… read more

An Honest Evaluation of a New York City Slip and Fall Case

When you meet with an injury lawyer, you will have the chance to tell your story about your injuries. After listening to how your accident happened, the lawyer will evaluate your case. Slip and fall accidents can present complex legal and factual issues. Merely proving the existence of the hazard that caused your slip will… read more

What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

The word “bar” in bar exam or bar association refers to the community of lawyers admitted to practice law. It derives from the physical rail or bar that divides the gallery from the part of the courtroom where the lawyers, parties, judge, and jury sit. Thus, lawyers must literally “pass the bar” to enter a… read more

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in New York City?

After a major car accident, you might quickly realize that you need the services of an experienced legal professional. But should you hire a lawyer if you were involved in a minor car accident? In this guide, we’ll talk through the important factors to consider when you’re deciding whether to call a lawyer after a… read more

Has Your Mirena IUD Moved?

The Mirena IUD is one of the most popular contraceptives on the market and for good reason. It’s over 99% effective, lasts up to seven years, and is recommended by most gynecologists.  But while Mirena seems to be tried and true, it’s not without its problems. On rare occasions, the IUD has been known to… read more

Difference Between Negligence and Negligence Per Se?

Have you been injured in New York City as a result of an accident? Do you believe it could have been prevented? This experience may leave you facing many challenges, including costly medical bills, lost wages, and more. You don’t necessarily need to absorb the cost of these losses on your own. It may be… read more

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Consultation with an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer

Have you been injured in a New York City accident? Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. Perhaps you were injured in a slip and fall accident at the grocery store. You could justify seeking compensation by showing… read more

3 Elements of Standing to Sue

Filing an insurance claim or lawsuit after a negligent party may help you recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. However, a number of factors can influence whether or not you have standing to sue in a given situation. In many instances, those who consider filing lawsuits are not sure whether they have… read more

What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?

What are the odds of dying in a car crash? This question has multiple answers. Your location, age, and driving record all affect your odds. The statistics paint contradictory pictures, depending on how you interpret them. Only 0.20% of New York car crashes result in a fatality. Yet car crashes constitute the second-leading cause of… read more

How Much to Expect from a New York City Car Accident Settlement

After a car accident, your range of settlement outcomes will depend on the facts surrounding your injuries and damages. An experienced injury lawyer can usually evaluate the possible outcomes after you provide documents relating to your case. Evaluating your case will help you set your expectations for your settlement. It will also guide you as… read more