New York Legal Blog

Who is at Fault in a Rear-End Accident?

Most people believe the rear driver is always at fault in a rear-end accident. The rear driver is not always at fault. Sometimes the front driver carries the liability for damages in a rear-end crash. This might be the case if the front driver was driving under the influence, bac...

Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver?

If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident with another driver and have suffered significant injuries and damage, you might well file a claim against the other driver to obtain compensation. But what if the other driver is uninsured? Can you sue an uninsured driver? ...

How Many Children Are Injured by Toppling Furniture?

Unfortunately, home isn’t always a safe place for children. Many children don’t understand the potential dangers at home, one of which is furniture toppling over on them. How many children are injured by toppling furniture? More than you might expect. Tip-over inju...

Cedar Point Roller Coaster Accident Kills One

In 2015, a Cedar Point roller coaster accident killed a man. This hasn't been the only ride that ended badly at Cedar Point, or at amusement park roller coasters across the country. Too many people have died or suffered serious injuries when what was planned t...

Can You Sue If You Fall on Private Property?

An Attorney Can Evaluate Your Case to Determine Whether You Can Sue If You Fall on Private Property

Depending on the situation, you can sue a property owner who has been negligent if you have been injured from a fall on their property. Slip and fall accidents can ...

What Is the Average Payout for a Head Injury?

Head injuries can lead to a significant reduction in quality of life for the victim. When another party’s negligence or recklessness led to your head injury, you have the right to seek compensation. However, what is the average payout for a head injury settlement? An average...

What to Do If My Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied?

When the Workers’ Compensation Board of New York denies your claim for workers’ compensation, it can be a frustrating feeling. You’ll likely wonder what to do if your workers’ comp claim is denied, particularly if you believe you did everything right in filing your cla...

Is it Hard to Win a Slip-and-Fall Case?

It may be difficult to win a slip-and-fall accident case, but it can be done by showing that another party was negligent and caused the injuries you sustained.

Slip-and-fall accidents can cause major injuries and may even lead to death. If you or a f...

Can You Sue a Workers’ Comp Doctor?

You can sue a workers’ comp doctor in certain situations. Let a workers’ comp lawyer determine whether your circumstances warrant a lawsuit.

You cannot sue a workers’ comp doctor because you don’t like the determinations they make on your case, but you can ...