New York follows the “pure comparative negligence rule.” If you are 10 percent at fault, your damages award will be reduced by 10 percent. However, you are not barred from recovering some of your damages unless you are completely at fault Your award will be reduced by the amount that you are responsible for the accident.
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4 Seasons Of Personal Injury
Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Injured Victims Of Negligence One of the greatest things about New York is the changing of the seasons. As the temperatures and weather patterns change during the year, so will the activities in which you participate. Also changing are the risks of certain types of accidents and injuries. While some accidents… Read More
Should I Use an Attorney to Help With My Auto Accident Claim?
Should I Use an Attorney to Help With My Auto Accident Claim? New York is a No-Fault Insurance State, meaning that most personal injury claims arising from traffic accidents are paid by your own insurance. There are exceptions, though, and a federal study indicates that the economic cost of traffic accidents nationwide is more than… Read More
New York City Construction Industry 2018 was the most dangerous year in nearly a decade
New York Construction Accident Lawyer Representing Injured Workers Construction industry is filled with numerous risks and potential hazards, especially in New York City. While construction accidents happen all the time, statistics collected by the New York City over the past decade have shown that 2018 saw more reported construction related injuries of any year following… Read More
How To Deal With New York’s Aggressive Drivers
Brooklyn Car Accident Lawyer Helping Injured Victims Of Car Accidents Recover Compensation Everybody knows that driving in New York City is tough—and data indicate that driving in Brooklyn can be among the toughest driving in New York City. Brooklyn was the site of 28 percent of all traffic accents in New York City from March… Read More
How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth? Perhaps the most difficult question to answer about an accident that results in a personal injury is, “What is my case/claim worth?” That’s not the first question—not even close. First you ask whether you and your loved ones are going to be all right, whether all of… Read More
Icy Roads Car Accidents, The Dangers Of Winter Driving
Danger Of Icy Road Car Accidents During Winter Driving Severe winter weather can frighten and endanger motorists. More than 116,000 Americans suffer injuries on snowy and icy roads every winter. Stay at home when road conditions turn hazardous. If you must drive, keep the following tips in mind to help ensure your safety. 6 Tips… Read More
4 Common Myths About Personal Injury Claims
What are 4 most common myths about personal injury claims? If someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior injured you, consider talking to a personal injury lawyer, because New York law may entitle you to compensation for your medical bills, lost time at work, property damage, and pain and suffering. However, when considering whether to speak… Read More
Should you seek medical treatment after a Serious Head Injury?
What is Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI)? Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is usually caused by a sudden physical jolt or blow to the head, neck, or body that results in a brain malfunction, which can range from temporary to permanent. In fact, the precipitating event need not be extreme to result in a TBI. According to the… Read More
Motorcycle Accidents Caused by Car Driver Inattention/Negligence
Accident Lawyer NYC Representing Victims Injured In Motorcycle Accidents As a motorcycle rider, you are probably all too aware of the dangers of a crash. In fact, in 2013, riders were 26 times more likely than drivers to die in an accident, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And too many of these motorcycle… Read More
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