Personal Injury

How Do Contingency Fees Work?

Posted on January 15, 2020 in
If you were in a car accident, you may be suffering from physical injuries, emotional stress, pain and suffering, lost wages, and property damage. If your damages are directly due to someone else’s negligence, you may have the right to receive compensation. However, many people feel hesitant to hire an attorney due to the cost of attorney’s fees. However, most personal injury attorneys will offer their legal services to you on a “contingency fee” basis. Learn more about how you can have a strong representation in your personal injury...
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How a NYC 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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How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer in New York

Posted on June 13, 2019 in
In New York, there are over 155,000 individual hospitalization cases annually due to injuries. If you're one of the victims, can you pursue a personal injury claim without an attorney? Unless you’re an expert with New York personal injury laws, it may cause more harm. Is investment in a personal injury lawyer worth it? Yes. A personal injury attorney brings expertise, objectivity, and experience. You need a competent personal injury lawyer to win the claim. Wondering how to get a good lawyer? Read this article to learn how to find...
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What’s the Difference Between Criminal and Civil Court?

Posted on May 16, 2019 in
Some people may remember the 1990s O.J. Simpson murder case. The erstwhile football standout was arrested and charged with a very brutal double murder. One of the victims was his estranged wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. After a very long trial, a jury declared that Simpson was not guilty. A few years later, another California jury heard basically the same evidence and concluded that Simpson killed his ex-wife and her companion. That civil court jury ordered Simpson to pay $25 million in wrongful death damages. How could two different juries...
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Economic, Non-Economic, and Punitive Damages

Posted on February 26, 2019 in
A serious car accident can cause difficulties for the victims. Your car may be totaled. You may have serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. You may be forced to miss weeks or even months of work. You may be unable to care for your kids or perform daily tasks. You may have to miss out on the hobbies you once loved. Your relationship with your spouse and other family members may suffer. When you think of damages, you may think of medical bills and property damage, but there...
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