New York City Personal Injury Blog

How to Advocate for Yourself at Work

Self-advocacy means speaking up for yourself and the things that are important to you. When you advocate for yourself, it means that you understand your responsibilities and rights, and you can express what you need or want effectively. Self-advocacy is the ability to assert your interests, rights, needs, and desires through effective communication with others…. read more

7 Types of Emergencies to Prepare For

Emergencies occur without warning. They are sudden and unexpected, which makes them more dangerous. If you are not prepared, an emergency can cause much more damage and harm. Many people do not realize that numerous types of emergencies can happen to them. Unfortunately, emergencies are much more common than any of us realize.  Even though… read more

4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

It can be frustrating to contact a personal injury lawyer about a claim only to find out that the attorney cannot help you with your slip and fall claim or motorcycle accident. However, there may be a good reason why a personal injury lawyer will not take your case.  Four common reasons an attorney will… read more

Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?

A Forbes magazine report states you can expect to be involved in a car accident almost once every eight years. With congested New York City streets, though, it’s likely you’ll experience car crashes on a more frequent basis.  When car accidents do occur, determining who was at fault is important, especially when serious injuries are… read more

What Does New York Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cover?

New York Workers’ Compensation Insurance covers most employees in the state. State workers’ comp laws require that employers purchase and maintain workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. There are only a few limited exceptions to the law. What is Covered By Workers’ Compensation Insurance? If your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, workers’ comp covers most… read more

Driver Killed After Box Truck Thief Goes on Wild NYC Rampage

On June 30, a man stole a box truck and drove wildly through Brooklyn and Queens. Roman Pena took the truck in the Richmond Hill neighborhood. As he made his way from Queens to Brooklyn, Pena crashed into another vehicle at Rentar Plaza and Metropolitan Avenue. Surveillance video shows him running a traffic light before… read more

Nine Injured, One Critically, in NYC Crash Involving MTA Bus

A hit-and-run driver fleeing from another accident crashed into another vehicle and a bus shortly after 1:45 in the afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of Utica Venue and Clarendon Road in East Flatbush.   A Mercury Grand Marquis crashed into a Lexus RX 300 and then collided with an MTA bus. FDNY and other… read more

How Hard is it to Pass the New York Bar Exam?

After three years of law school, 3Ls are ready to practice law. However, they must first be admitted to the New York Bar before they are authorized to practice law in our state. Passing the New York Bar exam is one of the requirements for admission to practice in our state. How Difficult is the… read more

George Washington Bridge & Cross Bronx Expressway Backup Caused By Deadly Crash

A tragic accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway resulted in the death of a young mother. The accident happened just after midnight on August 5, 2020. The victim, identified as 27-year-old Keara Rosa from Newark, had just purchased a 2002 Honda Civic two weeks before the crash. An Instagram post by Ms. Rosa stated that… read more

Understanding the Mirena Crash and Its Impact on Countless Women

Millions of women rely on birth control methods for family planning. There are several types of birth control available in the United States, including intrauterine devices (IUDs). A popular IUD used by many women is the Mirena IUD. However, the Mirena IUD has been linked to a serious side effect known as the Mirena Crash…. read more