New York Legal Blog

Is Amazon a Safe Place to Work?

Packages may regularly arrive at your door from this online retail giant. Some of us know that workers in this industry may be at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. We might wonder, is Amazon a safe place to work? Amazon has become a lifeline for many of us stuck at home due to ...

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 reasonab...

How to Get a Car Accident Report from the Police

If you’ve suffered injury or property damage in an auto wreck and are making an insurance or legal claim, it’s important that you know how to get a car accident report from the police. A copy of the police report about your accident will be important evidence for your claim, ...

What is a Section 32 Settlement in New York?

A Section 32 settlement in New York is an agreement between an injured worker and their employer's insurance company or a third-party administrator responsible for processing workers' compensation payments. This agreement is a mutually-agreed-upon contract between injured laborer...

How to Hire the Best NYC Car Accident Lawyer

When you have been involved in an accident in NYC, there is much to consider. If your vehicle has been damaged, you may need to repair or replace it. Likewise, if you were injured in the accident, you may be dealing with procedures, medications, rehab and the associated bills. I...

The Value of Wearing a Seatbelt in the Rear Seat

New York may soon require all passengers in the back seats of motor vehicles to wear seatbelts. Current state law requires only people under 16 years old riding in the rear seat to buckle up. A bill that would make New York the 30th state to mandate back-seat safety be...

National Safety Month Observed in June – It’s a Message We All Need to Hear

June is National Safety Month. Started by the National Safety Council more than 20 years ago, the month brings attention to the large numbers of injuries and fatalities throughout the country that are caused by

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