New York Legal Blog

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 ...

Can You Sue If There Is A Wet Floor Sign?

Were you or a loved one the victim of a slip and fall accident? Was there a "Wet Floor" sign posted where you fell? Or was there no warning at all before you encountered a dangerous peril? Even if there was a sign, you may be able to prove that the person in charge of the prop...

Can You Sue If You Get Burned at Work?

“Can you sue if you get burned at work?” is a common question when it comes to employee injury claims. A large number of people are injured each year as the result of burns in the workplace. While every employer is legally required to maintain a safe workplace environment,...

Why Hit-And-Run Drivers Flee the Scene

A hit-and-run lawyer can help if you were involved in an accident where the driver fled the scene.

In New York, a hit-and-run accident is viewed as leaving an accident scene in which you were involved without reporting it; and there are a wide range of reasons this oc...

Can I Sue for Slipping and Falling in a Store?

Can I sue for slipping and falling in a store? If you’ve fallen and injured yourself because of an unsafe condition at a store, then you may have cause for bringing a legal claim. As public places that encourage people to come in and shop and spend money, stores have a r...

Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?

If you were severely injured in a vehicle crash, you may be wondering, can you sue for pain and suffering after a car accident? Compensation for pain and suffering will be part of your legal claim. It’s often a large portion of the damages accident victims ask for in their laws...