New York City Personal Injury Blog

Three Lawyers Selected for Super Lawyers 2021

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

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

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

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

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?

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?

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?

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?

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

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