Category Archives: Auto Accidents

What Factors Impact the Value of My Personal Injury Case?

What Factors Impact the Value of My Personal Injury Case?

Clients whom we represent eventually get to the point where they ask: what is the value of my case, what is my case worth? That is not something that you can easily put a number particularly early on. It is something that you get to become familiar with over the course of your representation of […]

If I have a pre-existing condition, will that impact my current personal injury case?

If I have a pre-existing condition, will that impact my current personal injury case?

Oftentimes clients ask me if they are able to bring claim when they have either a pre-existing condition or injury and the answer is yes. It adds an extra element to the analysis, though. Oftentimes when you do have a pre-existing condition or injury you either are receiving treatment or have received treatment in the […]

What Happens if I am Injured in an Auto Accident that is Partially My Fault?

What Happens if I am Injured in an Auto Accident that is Partially My Fault?

Even if an accident is mostly your fault, partially your fault, or just a little bit your fault, you should know that you are covered under New York no fault benefits, in terms of your medical treatment, loss wages, mileage and a few other benefits. And even if an accident is mostly your fault you […]

Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

One of the first things that gets asked of us is will my case have to go to trial? Oftentimes what happens in personal injury cases and motor vehicle accident cases is that we are able to resolve those cases prior to trial. However the insurance companies must know that your attorney is willing to take a case to […]

How Important Is Investigation During The Early Stages of An Auto Accident Case?

How Important Is Investigation During The Early Stages of An Auto Accident Case?

I can tell you that an investigation is not only important in the early stages of a case. It’s critical. We need your lawyer to be able to preserve evidence so that if we have to go to trial later on we have it available to us. Download Our Free Auto Accident Guide And we hire and […]

What Are The First Things I Should Do If I Get In An Auto Accident?

What Are The First Things I Should Do If I Get In An Auto Accident?

What Are The First Things I Should Do If I Get In An Auto Accident? If you ever find yourself in auto accident there are certain things that you must do. Download Our Free Auto Accident Guide The first thing is to stay calm, assess the situation, make sure that you and nobody else near […]

What Are The Benefits of No Fault in New York?

What Are The Benefits of No Fault in New York?

One of the first things that’s get asked in any motor vehicle accident is what is going to happen for me with respect to the medical bills and any wage benefits that I might lose as a result of being injured? The response to our clients is that that is handled by no fault. No fault is just […]

What Happens if I am involved in an Auto Accident at Work?

Auto Accident at Work

In New York State we have what we call worker’s compensation statute. Download Our Free Auto Accident Guide Workers’ compensation is primary to no fault and essentially what that means is this:  if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident while working, worker’s compensation is required to step into the shoes of the no fault carrier.  However, […]

What is important to know if you injure your shoulder in an auto accident?

What is important to know if you injure your shoulder in an auto accident?

I would say that shoulder injury is the second most frequent type of injury that we see as a result of a motor vehicle accident. You can imagine that when a car is jolted or hit, that individual who had their hands on the steering wheel, the shoulder takes the impact of that jolt. Download […]