New York City Personal Injury Blog
Why Should I Hire a Construction Accident Lawyer in New York?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | September 16, 2023 | Construction Accidents
There are often construction projects and renovations taking place in New York. This can lead to hazardous conditions for workers, resulting in construction accidents. The following are examples of construction accidents: If you are injured on a construction site, you should contact an experienced New York construction accident lawyer for assistance. We explain why below. … read more
What Are the Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries in NYC?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 10, 2023 | Slip and Fall Accidents
New York City is a city that has almost everything. You can find food from nearly every country in the world, vehicles ranging from 60-year-old VW bugs to the most recent Lamborghini, and buildings that date back to before the country existed. Amongst all those amazing charms, you will also find some very unpleasant things…. read more
Right-of-Way Laws in New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 4, 2023 | Car Accidents
Like any other state in the country, New York has its own particular set of statutes that govern the ownership and operation of motor vehicles within its jurisdiction. These statutes, collectively known as the state’s Vehicle and Traffic laws, are sometimes informally referred to as New York’s “rules of the road.” Many of these rules… read more
10 Most Common New York Workplace Injuries
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 3, 2023 | Workplace Accidents
Injuries and accidents are, unfortunately, common occurrences in New York workplaces. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York workers were hurt at a rate of 2.2 injury incidents per 100 full-time workers in 2021 alone, with over 125,000 injury accidents among private employers. As a worker in New York, it is essential to… read more
How Long After a Car Accident Can You File a Police Report in Brooklyn?
Craig Rosenbaum | July 21, 2023 | Car Accidents
Most car accidents in NYC must be reported to the DMV and/or the police. Even if your car crash does not meet the requirements, you must remain at the accident scene and exchange information with the other driver involved in the crash. Promptly reporting a car accident is generally in your best interest because you… read more
What Is the Average Settlement for a Personal Injury Case?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | July 12, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | July 3, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
Union vs. Non-Union Construction Worker Injuries
Craig Rosenbaum | July 2, 2023 | Construction Accidents
Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Construction accidents account for thousands of injuries and deaths each year. However, is there a difference in the dangers workers face between union vs. non-union construction sites? What Is a Union? A labor union is a group of employees who join together… read more
Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries in New York City
Craig Rosenbaum | July 1, 2023 | Pedestrian Accidents
New York City is known for its busy streets and assertive drivers. Many people also walk and use public transportation. Unfortunately, traveling by foot in a bustling city comes with risks. Pedestrian accidents occur when anyone on foot – walking, running, or jogging – sustains an injury when struck by a car, motorcycle, or bicycle…. read more
Memory Loss After a Concussion
Craig Rosenbaum | June 30, 2023 | Brain Injuries
When someone sustains a concussion, it is typically because a forceful jolt or blow to the head has caused their brain to hit the interior of their skull. This type of impact often results in bruising, which in turn causes the injured party to display a varying set of symptoms. Unfortunately, the symptoms of a… read more