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November 2015 Archives

Where can I find information regarding car accidents?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you likely have a great deal of questions, ranging from what you can expect from insurance companies to how much information you need to collect and perhaps even to whether or not you can file a lawsuit. Car accidents are often very complex legal issues, and especially shortly after being involved in one, people may be confused or anxious about what the future will hold. It is understandable to seek additional information.

Falling object injuries could be compensable

New York is far from the safest of cities, but this is not exclusively because of criminal activity or serious traffic congestion. Even walking down the streets of New York City can become a dangerous activity depending on the circumstances, such as where you are walking and the weather. If you are walking past construction on a tall building during a windy day, for example, a particularly strong gust might blow an object from the top of the building over the edge and down onto your head.

Medical malpractice claims increasing in New York

In a perfect world, there would be no such thing as medical malpractice because every doctor, nurse and health care professional would make no mistakes and every procedure, diagnosis and prescription would be correct. Unfortunately, we do not live in this perfect world. We live in a world where doctors and nurses are humans too, and they make mistakes just like any other human. According to new statistics, the number of these mistakes may be rising.

What are New York's bicycle helmet laws?

Depending on your circumstances where you live, what your financial situation is, what your occupation is you may drive a different vehicle than most. The majority of people tend to drive passenger cars, but some prefer motorcycles for their fuel efficiency or other reasons. In New York City, it is not uncommon to see many people on bicycles. There are many benefits to riding bicycles, including exercise and health, reduction in your carbon footprint and, of course, bicycles are much cheaper than cars and motorcycles.

Helping medical malpractice victims recover maximum compensation

When we go to the hospital or visit the doctor, we go in order to have our injuries and ailments relieved, to be healed from issues that are affecting our health and well-being. It is always a cruel irony, then, when we are injured by those whom we trusted to improve our well-being. It may sound absurd, but the truth is that doctors and hospital staff are not perfect, and sometimes they make mistakes that cause injuries.

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