New York City Personal Injury Blog

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Consultation with an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer

Have you been injured in a New York City accident? Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. Perhaps you were injured in a slip and fall accident at the grocery store. You could justify seeking compensation by showing… read more

3 Elements of Standing to Sue

Filing an insurance claim or lawsuit after a negligent party may help you recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. However, a number of factors can influence whether or not you have standing to sue in a given situation. In many instances, those who consider filing lawsuits are not sure whether they have… read more

What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?

What are the odds of dying in a car crash? This question has multiple answers. Your location, age, and driving record all affect your odds. The statistics paint contradictory pictures, depending on how you interpret them. Only 0.20% of New York car crashes result in a fatality. Yet car crashes constitute the second-leading cause of… read more

How Much to Expect from a New York City Car Accident Settlement

After a car accident, your range of settlement outcomes will depend on the facts surrounding your injuries and damages. An experienced injury lawyer can usually evaluate the possible outcomes after you provide documents relating to your case. Evaluating your case will help you set your expectations for your settlement. It will also guide you as… read more

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