New York City Personal Injury Blog

What Are the Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites?

New York City boasts some of the most famous skylines in the entire world. These skylines that both New Yorkers and tourists enjoy are made possible by the work done on construction job sites. Unfortunately, construction is currently ranked as New York’s most dangerous industry. Recent Increases in Construction Site Accidents Many people believe that… read more

Is There a Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

One question many people ask is whether or not there is a difference between a lawyer and an attorney. While the question is simple, the answer is a bit more complex. At the surface level, meaning the way the two terms are used interchangeably, the answer is no, there is no difference between a lawyer… read more

What Do I Need to Wear to Court?

Regardless of your role in a personal injury lawsuit, what you wear to court is important. The jurors’ first impressions of you can help or hurt your case. While we want to believe that the evidence always prevails, it is difficult for jurors to entirely dismiss their first impressions of a party or witness in… read more

What Happens If Your Insurance Claim is Denied?

After a car accident, you may expect that insurance will cover property damage. Without the benefit of insurance, medical expenses following a catastrophic event like a motorcycle crash or being hit while walking can be costly. In the unfortunate event that you or someone you know was injured on your property, it’s comforting to know… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma—Cause and Effect

Blunt force head trauma refers to physical injuries caused by non-penetrating blows from dull objects or surfaces. When blunt force trauma occurs, the surface of the injured organ remains intact, although there may be invisible internal damage. When we think of blunt force trauma, we tend to think of damage inflicted by another person wielding… read more

What Happens if I Skip Jury Duty?

Though many people might not like it, jury duty is one of the most important civic duties a citizen of the United States has. A robust judiciary literally could not function without juries made up of ordinary citizens.  Both criminal and civil courts rely on juries. Every case from felony murder all the way to… read more

Eight Types of Pregnancy Injuries from a Car Accident

Vehicular collisions are frightening for everyone. But a car accident is an especially terrifying prospect for expectant mothers. Besides the possibility of being injured themselves, their growing fetus can also suffer injuries.   If you are pregnant and have been involved in a car crash, seek medical care immediately. In the case of a serious accident,… read more

These Are The Highest Paid Types of Lawyers

It is no secret that the vast majority of the nation’s more than 1.3 million lawyers are well paid. Overall, when all lawyer salaries are considered, the median salary is just north of $120,000. And after four years of college and another three in law school, lawyers need to make decent money just to be… read more

How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How to Stop It

You know tailgating when you see it, and the other driver’s eyes in your rearview mirrors. Following closely behind another car, tailgating increases the risk of a rear-end collision. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions are the most common kind of car accident. Studies have shown that driver attributes influence… read more

Can I File a Dental Malpractice Claim?

Dental care is essential to whole health. Proper dental care generally involves effective brushing and flossing and routine cleanings. Most dentists perform comprehensive evaluations, including X-rays, periodically. There are times when dental care is necessary for serious conditions. Procedures like tooth extractions, cavity fillings, root canals, or oral surgeries are sophisticated. When sophisticated requirements exist,… read more