New York City Personal Injury Blog

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

When it comes to medical procedures, many doctors, in an attempt to protect themselves from medical malpractice lawsuits, will make sure they receive express consent before operating on you. Express consent often means that a patient has signed waivers or other documentation clearly giving the doctor authority to perform a surgery or operation. While express… read more

What Happens When You are at Fault for a Car Accident?

When you are at fault for a car accident in New York, you could be financially liable for the damages caused by the accident. What does that mean? It means that an accident victim can sue you for financial damages and non-economic damages. However, you can fight back. If you feel that you did not… read more

I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?

Motorcycles can be an exciting and unique mode of transportation, but they are also one of the most dangerous methods of travel. Without airbags, seatbelts, or any bodily protection beyond motorcycle gear, riders are more at risk of sustaining severe injuries in the case of a collision.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… read more

What Should I Do If Someone Sues Me After a Car Accident in New York

Being involved in a car accident is stressful. You must deal with the property damage to your vehicle. If you were injured, you must deal with the injury, missed time from work, and an insurance claim.  However, being sued after a car accident in New York raises the stress level much higher. You must now… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

Hiring a personal injury attorney to handle your accident claim can be a difficult decision. First, you may not be sure whether you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. Second, you might have trouble finding the right personal injury lawyer to handle your case.  Most people who decide to hire an accident attorney interview… read more

IV Infiltration and Complication Attorneys

Many people are not familiar with IV infiltration, but they are familiar with IVs if they have been in the hospital or a family member has been in the hospital. Most people admitted to the hospital require intravenous (IV) therapy. Outpatient facilities and some physicians’ offices use IVs too. IVs infuse liquid directly into a… read more

New York Car and Booster Seat Laws

Statistically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children in the United States, at approximately 20%. This statistic is greatly reduced when parents use an appropriate child safety car or booster seat to restrain a child within the vehicle when it is in motion. New York law requires that every child under… read more

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in New York City

If you have been in a car accident in New York City, there are several ways you can easily get a copy of the police accident report that was made.  Accident reports are valuable documents as they preserve valuable information and details related to your car accident, which can be helpful if you decide to… read more

Is it a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

The moments after a car accident are chaotic. You could be suffering from intense physical pain. Even if you were not injured, you could be in shock, making it impossible for you to think clearly and rationally.  Regardless of your condition, admitting fault after a car accident is never recommended. If you admit that you… read more

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Legal in New York?

As digital technology has advanced rapidly over the last several decades, hidden cameras have moved from the realm of spy novels and science fiction to the homes and offices of everyday Americans. Many individuals use hidden cameras inside their houses as a form of security against intruders while others have turned to cameras near their… read more