New York City Personal Injury Blog

What Should I Do If Someone Sues Me After a Car Accident in New York

Being involved in a car accident is stressful. You must deal with the property damage to your vehicle. If you were injured, you must deal with the injury, missed time from work, and an insurance claim.  However, being sued after a car accident in New York raises the stress level much higher. You must now… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

Hiring a personal injury attorney to handle your accident claim can be a difficult decision. First, you may not be sure whether you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. Second, you might have trouble finding the right personal injury lawyer to handle your case.  Most people who decide to hire an accident attorney interview… read more

IV Infiltration and Complication Attorneys

Many people are not familiar with IV infiltration, but they are familiar with IVs if they have been in the hospital or a family member has been in the hospital. Most people admitted to the hospital require intravenous (IV) therapy. Outpatient facilities and some physicians’ offices use IVs too. IVs infuse liquid directly into a… read more

New York Car and Booster Seat Laws

Statistically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children in the United States, at approximately 20%. This statistic is greatly reduced when parents use an appropriate child safety car or booster seat to restrain a child within the vehicle when it is in motion. New York law requires that every child under… read more

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in New York City

If you have been in a car accident in New York City, there are several ways you can easily get a copy of the police accident report that was made.  Accident reports are valuable documents as they preserve valuable information and details related to your car accident, which can be helpful if you decide to… read more

Is it a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

The moments after a car accident are chaotic. You could be suffering from intense physical pain. Even if you were not injured, you could be in shock, making it impossible for you to think clearly and rationally.  Regardless of your condition, admitting fault after a car accident is never recommended. If you admit that you… read more

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Legal in New York?

As digital technology has advanced rapidly over the last several decades, hidden cameras have moved from the realm of spy novels and science fiction to the homes and offices of everyday Americans. Many individuals use hidden cameras inside their houses as a form of security against intruders while others have turned to cameras near their… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in New York?

Every state in the country is responsible for passing laws designed to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe on the nation’s roads. One thing many people are curious about when it comes to driving is whether or not it is legal to drive barefoot. While the answer to this question differs from state to state,… read more

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in New York City?

Over the last few years, various vehicles under the micromobility umbrella have increased in popularity and become a common mode of transportation for millions of individuals in dozens of cities.  Electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) and motor-powered scooters are two of the most popular micromobility options available in many cities, and riders with subscriptions to scooter-sharing companies… read more

1 Dead in Jet Ski Accident on Harlem River

A tragic jet ski accident leaves one man dead and another man injured.  On August 22, 2020, two men were seen riding jet skis in the Harlem River. Around 8:00 p.m., the jet skis collided into each other just off the shore at 203rd Street and Ninth Avenue in Inwood. The two men were pulled… read more