New York City Personal Injury Blog
Three Lawyers Selected for Super Lawyers 2021
Craig Rosenbaum | November 4, 2021 | Firm News
Three of the dedicated New York City personal injury lawyers at Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C., have been selected for the highly competitive 2021 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Craig D. Rosenbaum and Matthew T. Gammons have been selected as Super Lawyers, and Kevin Klein has been named a Rising Star. The Super… read more
Catastrophic Injuries: Causes, Types, & Costs
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | October 12, 2021 | Catastrophic Injuries
When you are injured in an accident, the possible outcomes for your health are endless. Ideally, you will suffer only modest injuries and you will be able to recover quickly. With some basic treatment and a little bit of time, you will be back to feeling like yourself. Unfortunately, that’s not always how it works… read more
Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in New York City
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | October 7, 2021 | Slip and Fall Accidents
Falls lead to about 8 million emergency room visits in the U.S. every year. Similarly, falls are the leading cause of accidental injury and death for New York residents over 45 years old. Falls occur in two ways — falls from a height and falls on the same elevation. Falls from a height, such as… read more
3 Types of Product Liability Claims
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | October 4, 2021 | Products Liability
Product designers and manufacturers have a duty to minimize the chances of consumer injury due to defects and similar flaws. They must also ensure that consumers are made aware of any inherent risks involved in using their products. A consumer who is injured because of a defect or failure to warn may be able to… read more
One Killed, Three Seriously Injured in Manhattan Pedestrian Accident
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | September 9, 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents
According to a New York Daily News report, a Manhattan pedestrian accident on August 7, 2021, claimed one life and injured three other people. Virginia Morales, a 36-year-old woman, was crossing the street at Audubon Avenue and W. 183rd Street in Washington Heights at about 9:40 p.m. A vehicle turning left onto W. 183rd Street… read more
Is Lane Splitting Legal in New York?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | September 1, 2021 | New York Laws
Riding a motorcycle always involves risks. Other motorists have steel frames to protect them inside their cars and trucks. Motorcyclists don’t. Their chances of serious or fatal injury in an accident are much greater than other motorists and passengers. Motorcyclists must exercise caution when riding in high-traffic areas like New York City. If you ride… read more
Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in New York?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 31, 2021 | New York Laws
Pets can be wonderful companions who enrich our lives. However, it’s important to remember that some pets can cause injury. Additionally, some types of pets are more likely to cause injury than others. Accordingly, New York law prohibits residents from owning certain pets. For example, you may be wondering whether it is legal to own… read more
Are You Legally Required to Tell Someone if You Have an STD Like Herpes?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 31, 2021 | Personal Injury
Herpes and other STDs can have a significant impact on your life. However, they can also impact the lives of your sexual partners. If you have an STD, you may wonder whether you’re required to let someone know about your condition. You don’t need to tell everyone about your STD. However, New York law requires… read more
Can I Sue After a Car Accident in NYC Even If I Don’t Get Hurt?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 30, 2021 | Car Accidents
Have you been injured in a car accident in NYC? You may be entitled to file an injury claim for your medical bills and other losses. New York is a no-fault state. So, you would file a claim to collect from your own insurance first — even if someone else caused the accident. However, if… read more
NYC Car Accidents & Fatalities Up, Despite Vision Zero Efforts
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 28, 2021 | Car Accidents
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014. That year, Vision Zero became the official city policy. The goal of Vision Zero is to eliminate all traffic deaths. The program initially showed positive results. Traffic deaths in New York fell by one-third in 2018. But since then, traffic deaths have trended upward. In… read more