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  • The Physical and Legal Risks of Not Wearing a Seatbelt

    The Physical and Legal Risks of Not Wearing a Seatbelt According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seatbelts reduce a person’s risk of suffering injuries or death by about half. Over 15,000 lives could be saved each year in the United States if the victims wore seatbelts. People who are not wearing […]

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  • Express vs. Implied Consent: What is the Difference?

    Patients undergoing medical procedures always have the right to determine what happens to their bodies. Doctors have a legal and ethical obligation to inform their patients about the benefits and risks of medical procedures and treatments. Patients have the right to understand and agree to treatment plans before a doctor performs a treatment. This right […]

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  • Are Lawsuit Settlements Public Record in New York?

    If you have been injured in a personal injury accident, you may be considering filing a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. Thinking about filing a lawsuit can be stressful, especially while you are healing from devastating injuries. There are many unknown parts of the process because most people have not gone through a lawsuit […]

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  • What are Ambulance Chasers? What You Need to Know

    You may have heard the term “ambulance chaser” related to personal injury accident victims. Ambulance chasers are lawyers who try to solicit clients at a disaster chase. The phrase comes from a stereotype of attorneys who show up at the scene of accidents or follow injured people in an ambulance to try to make them […]

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  • Who is Liable for Service Dog Attacks?

    If you have been injured by a service dog who bit you, you may be wondering how you can recover compensation for your medical expenses and lost income. Under New York law, dog owners are liable for attacks by their dogs. The amount you can recover and what you will need to prove to recover […]

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  • How to Get a Car Accident Police Report in Long Island

    If you have been involved in a car accident in Long Island, obtaining your car accident police report is an essential step in the process. Victims of car accidents are entitled to compensation from the person or company who caused their injuries. An essential part of proving that the other party caused your accident is […]

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  • Can Creditors Take My Personal Injury Settlement?

    If you were injured in an accident, the amount you can win in a settlement could go a long way toward paying for your future medical bills and other expenses. However, if you owe a large debt, you may be worried that your creditors will take your personal injury settlement. You may even be considering […]

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  • What You Need to Know About Examination Under Oath

    If you have been involved in a car accident, you will probably need to file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company to recover your financial losses. When insurance carriers suspect that someone has made a fraudulent claim, they have the right to require the doctor and the patient to submit to an Examination […]

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  • Is Lane Splitting Legal in New York?

    Lane splitting happens when a motorcyclist rides between two lanes of moving traffic. Lane-splitting is also called stripe riding and white lining. Motorcyclists frequently use lane splitting during heavy traffic congestion to pass trucks and other vehicles driving below the speed limit or standing still. Lane-splitting can be tempting, especially when dealing with heavy New […]

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  • Am I Liable if Someone Steals My Car and Gets in a Car Accident?

    Learning that someone has stolen your vehicle and used it to injure someone can be devastating. You are probably concerned whether the injured person can hold you financially liable for the damages they sustained due to the at-fault driver’s actions. If someone steals your vehicle and gets into an accident, you will probably not be […]

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