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Compensation for New York medical malpractice victims

It is a common phrase to hear when you are feeling down on your luck: at least you have your health. Only when you are ill or injured do you realize just how true this statement is, as health issues can negatively affect your entire life and make it very difficult to accomplish day-to-day tasks. Depending on the severity of your health issue, you may need even more serious medical care, such as surgery. Unfortunately, this can present its own problems.

New York biker in critical condition after accident

It is important to remember that bicyclists can cause serious damage to pedestrians in the event of an accident, and cyclists everywhere are encouraged to take extra care in the heavily populated streets of New York to avoid striking pedestrians. However, it is also important to remember that bicyclists are at an equal risk when it comes to the other, larger vehicles with which bicycles often share the road. A collision with a motor vehicle can cause serious or fatal damage to a bicyclist.

Who is liable for an accident on a construction site?

Injuries sustained from an accident on a construction site can be very complex to manage from a legal perspective. There are usually many factors at play in such accidents, and since so few are alike, a great deal of the case is dependent on the circumstances of the accident. If you are a construction worker and you suffer an accident on a construction site, you probably know that you will be entitled to benefits from workers' compensation coverage. What you might not know is that you could also be entitled to compensation from other sources.

We defend victims in bicycle accidents

Anybody who has been on the streets of New York knows just how dangerous the city can be for anyone driving or riding on the street. Many couriers are employed in the city and use bikes to quickly navigate the crowded streets, but unfortunately the dangers are perhaps even more serious for them. Small bicycles provide no protection from a collision with a larger truck, so it is understandable that bicycle accidents are often treated very seriously and leave the bicyclist with serious injuries.

Fatal accident occurs in New York

It seems like there is never a shortage of car accidents in New York, and this week was no exception. Just recently an accident occurred in Old Westbury, just a few short miles from New York City, when two cars collided. According to state police, a man driving a Mazda veered out of his lane and clipped another vehicle before crashing into the shoulder. The Mazda driver was killed, and the other driver reported no injuries.

What to do in instances of medical malpractice

Medical malpractice can be a daunting personal injury claim that fills you with anxiety. When you seek medical assistance from professionals, you are entrusting your well-being to their care. If you come out of a medical procedure with a serious or debilitating injury that you were not expecting, you may be understandably hesitant to bring a claim against the medical professionals. After all, they are the experts, so you want to be sure that the fault was truly theirs.

Legal assistance for defective product injuries

Advances in technology have truly revolutionized the way we live our lives. From the cell phones that allow us to contact our loved ones when we are apart to the cars that allow us to get to work and school, we employ hundreds of devices on a daily basis. While these products are designed and tested to ensure that they are safe for consumers, there are always risks that a product could cause harm to its user.

What are some common causes of car accidents?

Make no mistake about it: accidents happen. As we have mentioned before, tens of thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents annually in the state of New York. The unfortunate reality is that the world will likely never be accident free, but with special care and attention, the number of accidents can be significantly reduced. Simply avoiding many of the common causes of car accidents can go a long way in reducing your risk.

New York Bicyclist injured in accident

Make no mistake: Bicycles can be very dangerous for pedestrians in New York. Many bicyclists try to capitalize on their minimal size and hyper-maneuverability in order to navigate around the busy city streets, and this often leads to injured pedestrians. However, it is important to remember that bicyclists can be victims too. The dangers that bicyclists pose to pedestrians are also dangers that bicyclists themselves face with regard to larger vehicles such as cars.

New York Product Liability Statute of Limitations

In modern society, there are hundreds of products that are vital to our daily lives. We need our refrigerators to keep our food fresh; we need our cars to get to and from work; we need our phones to contact clients and schedule important meetings. A defect in any of these products can cause serious inconveniences in our lives, and in some extreme cases, they could even cause death.

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