How a New York judge may calculate car accident damages

When a New York driver is negligent and it causes you injury, there’s no reason you should bear the full brunt of the expenses associated with the incident. Let’s say you were driving to your child’s sporting event and another vehicle veered across the yellow line, smashing into the side of your car. There was… read more

What Should I Do If I’m Involved in a Car Accident?

Even the most careful Manhattan drivers may find themselves involved in car accidents. If this happens to you, it’s essential that you know how to handle the situation to ensure you and the other people involved remain safe. Your actions are also important if you choose to file a personal injury claim, which can result… read more

New york workers’ compensation laws at a glance

Getting hurt on the job can mean serious injuries, a stream of medical bills and time out of work. New York employees currently dealing with the effects of an accident that took place at work can easily feel strained from the seemingly endless process that can ensue. Fortunately, there are ways to navigate the state’s workers’ compensation… read more

The truth about medical malpractice in america

While “medical malpractice” is a term widely used, many New York residents are unfamiliar with the fine print of these claims. Although mistakes are common, they can be complex and difficult to pinpoint; not to mention, they can come with damages that may last a lifetime. The below information discusses some recent facts about medical… read more

Are you a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace?

New York workers have the right to a workplace that is free from discriminatory and harassing treatment. You do not have to endure unfair, inappropriate or illegal treatment in your workplace, especially sexual harassment. If you are a victim of this type of behavior, you have the right to fight back. There is no place… read more

New York’s school bus laws: what to know

As the incident of the Chattanooga school bus crash still lingers in the minds of concerned parents, New York’s school bus laws have come under close scrutiny. While most buses are inherently safer than, for instance, smaller vehicles, many residents worry over the regulations of specific school zones. Below are a few facts to know about… read more

Fewer pedestrians died in the Big Apple in 2017

The streets of New York City often fill with pedestrians. Tourists, residents and those who commute into the city for work flood into the city every day. With the sheer number of people walking the city’s streets, it may surprise you to know that the number of pedestrians dying in traffic accidents has dropped significantly… read more

Common types of brain injuries

Any accident can be frightening, but a brain injury is an entirely different story. Even a small concussion can have hidden dangers that can expose themselves over time. While most New York residents know that a brain injury of any kind can be crucial, few know the various types of injuries and the short- and long-term effects… read more

Title VII: A key factor to fighting sexual harassment at work

No matter where you work in New York, certain rules of appropriate behavior apply to all work environments because employment law dictates it. While you may not see eye-to-eye with every colleague or executive, it does not give anyone license to treat you disrespectfully or impede your ability to perform the normal tasks of your… read more