New York City Personal Injury Blog
New York Marijuana Laws — What You Need to Know
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | June 2, 2023 | New York Laws
Whether you enjoy marijuana in a recreational setting or require it to treat a medical condition, New York is one of a handful of suitable states to live in. On March 31, 2021, the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalized the adult use of cannabis throughout the state. However, just because marijuana is now legal… read more
Are NYC Construction Accidents Dropping?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | June 1, 2023 | Construction Accidents
Construction accidents are a relatively common occurrence in New York City. This shouldn’t be surprising in a city with more than a million buildings, many of which are over 100 years old. Both new construction and renovations are common in the city, and there are thousands of active construction sites every year. When there are… read more
What Are the Most Dangerous Tools and Equipment on Construction Sites?
Craig Rosenbaum | May 10, 2023 | Construction Accidents
Almost every aspect of the job of a construction worker is dangerous, from the job site itself to the equipment and tools in use. In fact, construction workers suffer more fatal workplace accidents than employees of any other occupation. Of course, some tools and equipment are more dangerous than others at a construction site. Accidents… read more
If I Am Hit by an Uber Driver in NYC, Whom Can I Sue?
Craig Rosenbaum | May 9, 2023 | Car Accidents
No one expects to be injured in an accident – let alone while walking down the street or sidewalk. Unfortunately, pedestrian-involved automobile accidents happen all too often, and the resulting injuries can be devastating. Being involved in any kind of auto accident can have serious physical, mental, and financial consequences that last for years afterward… read more
How Long Should I Wait Before Going to a Chiropractor After a Car Accident in NYC?
Craig Rosenbaum | April 24, 2023 | Car Accidents
Seeing a chiropractor shortly after a car accident in NYC can help to alleviate symptoms of injuries quickly after a car crash. Chiropractic care can also prevent car accident injuries from developing into a more serious medical condition. However, you should always check in with a medical doctor first after an NYC accident — especially… read more
How Many Years Is Law School?
Craig Rosenbaum | April 17, 2023 | Personal Injury
Becoming a lawyer is a serious commitment that requires a lot of time and dedication. Whether you want to help people who have been in car accidents or become a criminal defense lawyer, you’ll have to take the bar exam at some point. In New York, you’ll typically need a Juris Doctor (JD) before you… read more
Window Tint Laws in New York
Craig Rosenbaum | April 12, 2023 | New York Laws
Window tinting serves both aesthetic and practical purposes. Having darker windows on your vehicle can allow for a more private commute while enhancing the look of your vehicle. Additionally, it can drastically improve your visibility while on the road, which is beneficial to yourself and other motorists and can help avoid car accidents. However, it… read more
Is It Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty?
Craig Rosenbaum | April 3, 2023 | Miscellaneous
Jury duty is an essential part of our justice system. Jurors play a critical role in ensuring that justice is served by listening to evidence and rendering a verdict for guilt or liability. Serving on a jury is considered a civic duty and is required by law. Failure to serve on a jury can result… read more
Personal Injury: Filing a Lawsuit Against a City for Negligence
Craig Rosenbaum | March 25, 2023 | Personal Injury
Suing a person or a corporation is one matter. Suing the government is another; any compensation you receive will ultimately come out of the pockets of the taxpayers. If you are a taxpayer in the jurisdiction, your compensation will come partly out of your own pocket since your taxes help fund the government. Sovereign immunity… read more
Can I Recover Wages I Earned as an Undocumented Worker in NYC?
Craig Rosenbaum | March 23, 2023 | New York Laws
Undocumented workers in NYC work many hours in jobs that are often labor-intensive with undesirable work conditions. The last thing they need is for an employer to take advantage of their immigration status to cheat them out of the wages they earned. Unfortunately, undocumented workers might be fearful of filing wage claims. They can consult… read more