$85,000 Settlement for NYC Car Accident Victim

The law firm of Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC recently resolved an auto accident case for a client, where liability was disputed and the firm’s client underwent a knee arthroscopy. The client was a passenger in a car driven by her boyfriend at the time of the accident and they were traveling on a street…

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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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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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High-Speed Police Chases in Brooklyn

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…

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Establishing Liability in Device Distraction Claims

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…

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What Is Third-Party Liability and Why Does It Matter?

Nationwide, about one driver in eight has no auto insurance at all. This problem may be even worse in New York. The Empire State also has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum requirements in the country. So, many drivers are either uninsured or dangerously underinsured. If the wreck caused catastrophic injuries, the tortfeasor (negligent…

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