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What Auto Insurance Is Required in New York?

If you are a New York driver, you should already be aware that the State of New York has financial responsibility requirements in place that must be met in order for you to both register your car and obtain license plates. Financial responsibility requirements mean that you must carry minimum automobile insurance coverage in order…

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What is a Truck Driver’s Duty to Secure its Load?

There are circumstances when even a property secured load may require escort vehicles as an additional extra precaution. A commercial truck operator is responsible for many things when they get behind the wheel of their big-rig. One of their most important duties is to make sure and secure their vehicle’s load properly. A truck’s load…

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Injuries to the Spinal Cord and Vertebrae

A lot of spinal cord injuries result from motor vehicle crashes, slip and falls and NYPD police assaults. Symptoms, such as the resultant loss of sensation, loss of muscle strength and loss of bowel, bladder and sexual function may be temporary or permanent. MRI’s are the best way to identify these types of injuries; Treatment…

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Is New York a Pure Comparative Negligence State?

After you are involved in an accident, the last thing you probably feel like doing is trying to untangle the complicated set of laws that may come into play. A basic understanding of these laws, however, can be very helpful. This is especially true considering several of them will dictate your ability to recover compensation…

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What is an Appeal?

If you are involved in an NYC auto accident, you may seek out an attorney to pursue a lawsuit against the at-fault party on your behalf. In New York, in order to have a viable claim for the personal injuries you sustained in the auto accident, you must prove that you sustained a serious injury,…

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Obtaining Compensation After an NYC Truck Accident

Many trucking accidents involve serious personal injuries due to the significant size and weight of commercial trucks. Truck accident victims may not know how to receive compensation from the party or company that was responsible for the accident. If you were injured in a big-rig accident, the experienced NYC truck accident attorneys at Michael J….

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NYC Spiral Fracture Lawyer

An NYC personal injury lawyer will tell you that there are many different types of fractures an injured person can sustain, some of which include greenstick fractures, traverse fractures, oblique fractures, compression fractures, comminuted fractures, segmental fractures and spiral fractures to name a few. Each one has its distinct characteristics. A greenstick is an incomplete…

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