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Q: What does having no fault insurance mean?
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Daniela F. Henriques answered on Feb 6, 2017

In New York, no-fault insurance typically pays for all medical care, lost wages, mileage reimbursement, household help, etc. for a person injured in an automobile accident, regardless of who was at fault for the accident.

For example, if you are a driver or a passenger inside a vehicle,...
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Q: I was walking across a parking lot and was hit by a slow moving car.

I was checked out at the hospital and I'm okay but can I get reimbursed for my hospital expenses by the person who drove the car?

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Daniela F. Henriques answered on Aug 8, 2016

Yes. Under New York insurance law, a pedestrian is entitled to receive no-fault benefits from the vehicle that struck said pedestrian, up to (typically) $50,000 that would cover medical expenses, including ambulance service, hospital/emergency room service, medical providers, radiology, surgery,... Read more »

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Q: What percent of a lump sum settlement do I have to pay in taxes for a personal injury lawsuit?
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Daniela F. Henriques answered on Jul 17, 2016

An important issue that every client needs to address after his or her case has settled is whether or not the client owes income taxes on the settlement money he or she received at the conclusion of a personal injury case. There is no simple answer, and a close look at the specific break down of... Read more »

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