New York City Personal Injury Blog
What Happens If My Uber is in an Accident in New York?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 21, 2022 | Car Accidents
Uber and other rideshare companies are popular in New York. Rideshare companies like Uber offer cost-effective, convenient transportation as an alternative to other forms of public transportation. However, what happens if your Uber crashes in New York City? Knowing what happens if your Uber driver crashes is crucial for understanding who is responsible for compensating… read more
How to Report Unsafe Working Conditions in the State of New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 21, 2022 | Workplace Accidents
Employers have a duty to their employees to provide safe working environments. The requirements for safe working conditions depend on the job and the workplace. Even though some jobs and work environments may be more dangerous than others, it does not absolve employers from liability for negligence and intentional wrongdoing. Defining Unsafe Working Conditions in… read more
Tips on Staying Safe When Taking an Uber or Lyft in NYC
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 19, 2022 | Car Accidents
Even though millions of people use Uber or Lyft in New York, the two most popular ridesharing services, people still worry about whether these taxi alternatives are safe. Though tens of millions of successful rides are completed by Uber and Lyft drivers each year, it quickly makes the news when someone gets hurt. According to… read more
How to File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 17, 2022 | Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one is devastating. But the loss can be even more overwhelming when that death could have been prevented. Wrongful death lawyers help families like your family seek justice when another party causes the death of a family member because of negligence or other wrongdoing. No amount of money can take away the… read more
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Your Person in the State of New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 3, 2022 | New York Laws
If you get pulled over for a traffic violation in New York, the first thing that the officer will ask for is your license. If you can’t produce a license, there could be serious consequences. Understanding the difference between driving without a license and simply not having your license on your person can help you… read more
What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property in New York City?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | May 2, 2022 | Dog Bites
Owning a dog comes with responsibility. As the dog’s owner, you could be held financially liable for damages caused when your dog bites or attacks someone. However, property owners could also be held liable if a dog bites someone on their property under premises liability laws. What Are the Dog Bite Laws in New York… read more
Do Backseat Passengers Have to Wear a Seat Belt in New York?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | April 27, 2022 | Car Accidents
There was a time when a family trip to the beach meant five kids piled in the back, some sitting on each other’s laps. Today, that same trip would require a bigger car. The laws regarding seat belts in New York have tightened (no pun intended) over the decades. As of 2022, every occupant, regardless… read more
Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | April 26, 2022 | Personal Injury
Most personal injury cases in New York settle without filing a lawsuit. However, some cases cannot settle without court intervention. If your injury lawyer files a lawsuit, it helps to understand the parties involved and the role of each. Who is the Plaintiff in a Personal Injury Lawsuit? The plaintiff is the injured party. For… read more
Can I Sue My Employer After I Get Hurt on a New York Construction Site?
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | April 25, 2022 | Construction Accidents
Construction work can be dangerous. Workers may be injured or killed due to on-the-job accidents or hazardous conditions. Unfortunately, construction workers can rarely sue their employers after getting hurt on a New York construction site. However, the employee might have a third-party claim that could result in additional compensation for damages. A third-party claim can… read more
The Difference Between Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury in New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | April 12, 2022 | Workers' Compensation
Both workers’ compensation law and personal injury law can provide compensation for people who suffer an injury. However, the terms of these two compensation systems are very different, however. Normally, you will qualify for one, but not the other. But it is sometimes possible to qualify for both. Compensation for Work-Related Injuries New York workers’… read more