New York City Personal Injury Blog

Step-by-Step Guide For Filing a Personal Injury Claim in NYC

Most people never expect to file a personal injury claim. These types of accidents are unexpected, though often life-changing. It’s hard to know when you should file a personal injury claim and how to do it. Many people don’t know their rights after getting injured, whether in a car accident, a slip and fall, or… read more

Union vs. Non-Union Construction Worker Injuries

Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Construction accidents account for thousands of injuries and deaths each year. However, is there a difference in the dangers workers face between union vs. non-union construction sites? What Is a Union? A labor union is a group of employees who join together… read more

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries in New York City

New York City is known for its busy streets and assertive drivers. Many people also walk and use public transportation. Unfortunately, traveling by foot in a bustling city comes with risks. Pedestrian accidents occur when anyone on foot – walking, running, or jogging – sustains an injury when struck by a car, motorcycle, or bicycle…. read more

Memory Loss After a Concussion

When someone sustains a concussion, it is typically because a forceful jolt or blow to the head has caused their brain to hit the interior of their skull. This type of impact often results in bruising, which in turn causes the injured party to display a varying set of symptoms. Unfortunately, the symptoms of a… read more

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury claim is a legal right to compensation arising from an injury to a person. Typically, this injury is caused by misconduct such as negligence or intentional misconduct.  In some cases, however, the victim of the injury does not need to prove misconduct to win. In other cases, the party responsible for the… read more

New York Marijuana Laws — What You Need to Know

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?

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?

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?

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?

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