New York City Personal Injury Blog

Why Should I Hire a Construction Accident Lawyer in New York? 

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?

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

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

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?

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?

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

Union vs. Non-Union Construction Worker Injuries

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

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

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