Personal Injury

Hiring a New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Did you suffer a personal injury due to someone else’s misconduct? If so, you might qualify for significant compensation. “Compensation” doesn’t just mean reimbursement for your medical bills—it could mean much more than that.  Personal injury lawyers handle cases ranging from car accidents to dog bites, among many other matters.  First Things First: Can You… read more

How Much Does A Queens Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?

When faced with the aftermath of a personal injury, the last thing you want to worry about is how much a Queens personal injury lawyer costs. However, understanding the fees a lawyer may charge is important. A Queens personal injury lawyer can represent the injured on a contingency fee basis so they can pursue potential… read more

5 Leading Causes Of House Fires

The thought of a house fire is terrifying to most people. Where would you live, and how would you pay for all the costs involved with rebuilding? And what about all your irreplaceable possessions? Worse yet, what if a member of your family was injured or killed in the fire?  Tragically, hundreds of thousands of… read more

Examples of Proximate Cause in a Personal Injury Case

If you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s misconduct, you have the right to file a claim, either in court or with the appropriate insurance company. You’re going to have to prove your claim, however. Every personal injury claim requires the victim to prove certain facts to win. Causation is always one… read more

10 Common Types of Disabilities

A significant percentage of people in the United States are living with a disability, including in New York. Navigating life with a disability brings unique challenges and requires immense resilience. Fortunately, there are several programs that provide disability benefits, including medical care and disability income.  The two federal disability programs are Social Security Disability Insurance… read more

Allstate: Worst Insurance Company for Consumers

Many people have had poor interactions with insurance companies when they’ve tried to settle an insurance claim. However, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) has ranked Allstate as one of the worst insurers in the country.  Allstate is one of the largest insurance providers in the United States. It has millions of customers, including drivers,… read more

What Is the Average Settlement for a Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury includes harm to your body, emotions, and mental state. New York tort laws give you a cause of action to seek damages when another person causes you injury through negligence or intentional torts. Negotiating settlements is the most common resolution to a personal injury claim. The amounts of personal injury settlements depend on… read more

Step-by-Step Guide For Filing a Personal Injury Claim in NYC

Most people never expect to file a personal injury claim. These types of accidents are unexpected, though often life-changing. It’s hard to know when you should file a personal injury claim and how to do it. Many people don’t know their rights after getting injured, whether in a car accident, a slip and fall, or… read more

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury claim is a legal right to compensation arising from an injury to a person. Typically, this injury is caused by misconduct such as negligence or intentional misconduct.  In some cases, however, the victim of the injury does not need to prove misconduct to win. In other cases, the party responsible for the… read more

How Many Years Is Law School?

Becoming a lawyer is a serious commitment that requires a lot of time and dedication. Whether you want to help people who have been in car accidents or become a criminal defense lawyer, you’ll have to take the bar exam at some point.  In New York, you’ll typically need a Juris Doctor (JD) before you… read more