New York City Personal Injury Blog

Understanding Assumption of Risk

A simple fender bender involving two vehicles is often considered a simple personal injury case. However, it can quickly turn into a complex legal matter. Disputes related to causation can lead to a bitter fight. In some personal injury cases, the defendant may assert the defense of assumption of risk. Depending on the facts of… read more

Are You Suffering from PTSD After a New York City Car Accident?

Car accidents are destructive for many reasons. Death, injury, vehicle and property damage, missed work, and medical bills are some of the many issues you might have to deal with after a car accident.  But what about the consequences that can’t be seen or measured? In this post, we’ll explore the options available when you… read more

How Long After an NYC Car Accident Can You Sue?

Lawsuits have time limits. The time limit on filing a lawsuit is known as the statute of limitations, and it can differ by subject and state. New York has a three-year statute of limitations on filing a lawsuit over a car accident. If someone dies in a car accident, there’s even less time. In this… read more

Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in New York City?

When minor car accidents happen, sometimes the drivers involved don’t believe it’s necessary to involve the police. Calling 911 after a minor accident is not a requirement in New York state, but it’s still a good idea. In some cases, it can even save you time and money down the road.  What Are My Obligations… read more

Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in New York, NY?

In New York state, motorcycle helmets are legally required for both drivers and passengers. Protective eyewear is also required for all riders.  Failure to comply with these laws can result in legal consequences. You could even be faced with the loss of insurance coverage in the event of an accident.  New York State Helmet Laws… read more

Suing Government Agencies in New York: Appeal Brings Major Changes

By winning a recent appeal, Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum was instrumental in creating a major shift in the law as it relates to suing government agencies in New York. Thanks to the advocacy of our New York City personal injury lawyers, it’s easier for victims to hold government agencies in the city accountable for negligence and… read more

An Honest Evaluation of a New York City Slip and Fall Case

When you meet with an injury lawyer, you will have the chance to tell your story about your injuries. After listening to how your accident happened, the lawyer will evaluate your case. Slip and fall accidents can present complex legal and factual issues. Merely proving the existence of the hazard that caused your slip will… read more

What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

The word “bar” in bar exam or bar association refers to the community of lawyers admitted to practice law. It derives from the physical rail or bar that divides the gallery from the part of the courtroom where the lawyers, parties, judge, and jury sit. Thus, lawyers must literally “pass the bar” to enter a… read more

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in New York City?

After a major car accident, you might quickly realize that you need the services of an experienced legal professional. But should you hire a lawyer if you were involved in a minor car accident? In this guide, we’ll talk through the important factors to consider when you’re deciding whether to call a lawyer after a… read more

Has Your Mirena IUD Moved?

The Mirena IUD is one of the most popular contraceptives on the market and for good reason. It’s over 99% effective, lasts up to seven years, and is recommended by most gynecologists.  But while Mirena seems to be tried and true, it’s not without its problems. On rare occasions, the IUD has been known to… read more