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Tips for a Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you have been injured at work, you likely have the right to receive workers’ compensation benefits for as long as you are unable to perform your job duties. To make sure your claim is accepted the first time around, there are a few general rules of thumb to follow: Report your injury as soon… Read More »

Doctors Must Warn Patients on Health Risks Associated with Treatment

Patients always have the ultimate decision regarding whether or not they will undergo a particular treatment. Even if healthcare providers disagree with the patient’s decision, they are obligated to respect it. However, doctors must always ensure that the patient’s decision is an informed one. Their responsibility is to notify patients on the risks of a… Read More »

How to Use Witnesses in a Personal Injury Claim

Witnesses can be extremely valuable when it comes to your personal injury claim. So many times, these cases come down to the word of the claimant versus the word of the defendant, which makes it difficult for injured parties to receive the damages they deserve. Quality witnesses can tip the scales in your favor. Any… Read More »

What Qualifies as Excessive Force?

There have been many high-profile cases of police brutality making the national news lately, with allegations of excessive force being a common factor. But what exactly qualifies as excessive force? It is understood that police officers often have to use some level of force to subdue their suspects. Many people being arrested under suspicion of… Read More »

The Most Common Workplace Hazards in the United States

Each year, a significant number of injuries occur in the workplace across a wide variety of industries. Most of these injuries are the result of one of the following common hazards: Fire. Regardless of what type of industry in which you work, fire is always a risk. According to the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Prevention… Read More »

New York is a No-Cap State for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

In many states, there are laws that place caps on the amount of damages a patient may recover in a medical malpractice lawsuit. These caps are typically imposed to limit what patients can recover in noneconomic damages, which refer to damages that are more difficult to quantify. Examples of these damages include pain and suffering,… Read More »

Group Riding Safety Tips for New York Motorcyclists

Many motorcyclists enjoy taking part in group rides, whether it’s with friends or as part of a large motorcycle rally. However, whenever you pack the road with a large number of riders, the likelihood of an accident increases. Therefore, it’s important to practice good safety while riding your motorcycle in a large group. The following… Read More »

Mystery Still Hangs Over the Injury and Death of Freddie Gray

The recent protests and riots in Baltimore, Maryland have been the subject of national news coverage lately — and for very good reason. But the initial cause of those riots, the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, is still somewhat of a mystery to the general public. Gray was a 25-year-old man who passed… Read More »

Statistics Reveal Dangers Associated with the Construction Industry

It is well known that the construction industry is one of the most dangerous fields in which to work in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 215 construction laborers were killed in workplace accidents in 2013. If you add in electrical engineers, power line installers and roofers, that number jumps to… Read More »

Challenges Associated with Medical Malpractice Claims

Claims for medical malpractice come with challenges not often found in other types of personal injury lawsuits. This is because there are specific legal protections afforded to doctors that could shield them from liability in instances that involve patients being harmed through the course of their treatment. Under New York state malpractice laws, it’s clear… Read More »

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