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Tips for Documenting Injuries During Your Personal Injury Case

Documenting your personal injury claim is the key to maximizing your case. The more evidence you can provide to back your claims, the stronger your case will become. Documentation starts…

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The Impact of Social Media on Personal Injury Cases

Social media is an integral part of our lives during the digital age. While it’s invaluable for staying connected to family members and friends and for professional networking, it nevertheless…

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Understanding New York’s Dram Shop Law

Injured by a drunk driver? The driver may not be the only liable party. Under New York’s Dram Shop Laws, a liquor store or bar that sold alcohol to the…

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Understanding Punitive Damages in NYC Personal Injury Cases

Often when we meet with clients, they are outraged by the behavior of the negligent party in their personal injury case. We have nothing but empathy for these feelings, especially…

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Sexual Assault by a Doctor – Even if Consensual, You can Still Sue Your Doctor and Win

The Law Table of Contents The Law The Conduct is Shunned by Medical Professionals and Boards Insurance Coverage A Recent Case In Our Office Conclusion The Conduct is Shunned by…

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The Anatomy of a Lawsuit using the Miami Building Collapse

By now, we have all read about the national tragedy in Surfside, Florida, when the 12-story Champlain Towers South building partially collapsed into a pile of concrete and dust, leaving…

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How to help your lawyer make you money in your personal injury case

You were recently in an accident – that’s too bad and I’m sorry to hear that. Then you hired a very good lawyer (hopefully our firm) to fight for YOUR…

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When I first read about Louisiana resident, Tessica Brown spraying Gorilla Spray Adhesive on her hair, my first instinct was to say “unbelievable”. But then a friend, making conversation, asked…

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The lack of consequences for a soft drink giant and their driver

Mild to severe motor vehicle accidents can result in significant verdicts and settlements. When the negligent driver works for a large, high-profile corporation, six figures or more are often on…

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After the accident: What is PTSD and how to handle it

It was only a quick ride to the grocery store. You headed home and sailed through a green light. Unfortunately, another driver sped through a red light and t-boned your…

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