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9 Signs You Should Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Posted on October 18, 2019 in
Some car accidents can be handled by insurance companies, provided that the parties that crash are cooperative and no one was seriously hurt. You may just want to pretend nothing ever happened. However, there are circumstances under which you need to hire an attorney. If you have sustained serious physical or financial harm, you will need an attorney to help you recover what you are owed. You will also need an attorney if government vehicles were involved, or you think someone may allege you were at fault in the incident....
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What to Expect in a Vehicle Collision Claim

Posted on October 8, 2019 in
For various reasons, roughly 97 percent of all injury cases settle out of court. These settlements usually benefit everyone. Trials are usually expensive, time-consuming, and unpredictable. Agreed settlements, on the other hand, are relatively inexpensive in terms of legal fees, reduce the amount of litigation my several months in many cases, and give the parties complete control over the outcome. Settlement may occur at any time. In fact, many times, Brooklyn personal injury attorneys settle these matters quickly before court papers are even filed. Nevertheless, most cases follow the...
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High-Speed Police Chases in Brooklyn

Posted on October 3, 2019 in
Since 1979, high-speed police chases have claimed more than 5,000 lives in the United States. That’s more victims than hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and all other types of natural disasters put together. Many chases occur after traffic stops and other minor offenses. Publically, police officers justify these reckless pursuits with rhetoric like “we cannot pick and choose the laws to enforce, and when we enforce them.” Off the record, however, police officers often admit that the high-speed chase is a huge adrenaline rush. So, despite the fact that shootable GPS...
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Establishing Liability in Device Distraction Claims

Posted on September 26, 2019 in
Every day, distracted drivers cause thousands of serious injury crashes. Most people agree that using a cell phone while driving, along with other forms of distracted driving, is dangerous. Yet most drivers also admit that they regularly, or at least occasionally, multitask while driving. Behind an office desk, multitasking is usually a good thing. But when behind the wheel of a car, multitasking is a bad thing, because safe driving requires concentration. New York personal injury attorneys have several legal options when it comes to obtaining compensation in these...
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7 Ways A New York Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You Win Your Case

Posted on September 23, 2019 in
In 2016, there were 56 fatal occupational injuries by exposure or event in New York City. In 2017, there were 87. Thirty-one of which were contributed to slips, falls, and trips.  From great food and shopping to museums and colorful people, New York City has a lot to offer. But there are also hazards everywhere. This is especially true if you aren't paying attention. When you're injured, it's often not just the doctor's bills you have to deal with. Serious injuries can also take years to heal.  That's why hiring...
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Top Five Things to Look For in a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on September 6, 2019 in
Every year, car accidents kill or seriously injure millions of Americans. Especially in places like New York City, these victims have a number of options in terms of legal representation. Sometimes, there are so many choices that it is difficult to choose an attorney. The stakes are high. While substantial compensation is available, insurance companies do not simply give away this money. In fact, these companies have large groups of lawyers who are committed to minimum compensation for victims. So, to level the playing field, you need a very...
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