answered on Aug 8, 2019
Good afternoon -
Personal injury attorneys work on a contingent fee basis, which means that they do not get paid a fee unless they help you obtain a successfully money recovery.
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answered on Jul 1, 2018
Given the extent of these injuries you should certainly contact an attorney. There are safety regulations within the City of NY regarding roof access and parapet walls.
There have certainly been cases brought in the past for these types of scenarios. If this has happened before at this... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2017
As your accident occurred in what is likely a private grocery, the statute of limitations for negligence in New York State is three (3) years. And that’s measured from the date of the accident. This means that you must file a lawsuit three years from the date of the accident.
Now, that... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2017
Whether or not you will have a successful case depends upon what actually caused you to fall. In a slip and fall case, you must first prove that there was some type of dangerous condition that existed in the store. And aside from that you must show that the people who run the store were aware of... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2016
In New York, you are entitled to no-fault benefits which will pay for medical bills, time out of work and out of pocket expenses. These benefits (which usually last for anywhere from a few months to a year) are yours regardless of whether you caused the accident or not. The only requirement is... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2016
You have 3 years to file a lawsuit but it may be in your best interests to have the matter investigated much sooner than that. If, for instance, you fell down a set of stairs or due to a broken floor etc. you may need an engineer to inspect the condition and offer an opinion to help prove your... Read more »
I had hit the cement that's above the ground on my patio. I am in a lot of pain had X-rays done. Now I got to see a nerve dr for my leg. The cafe of leg as a dent. And my 3 toes are tingles. And I get jarley horses in my toes. And when I am on my leg all day the whole leg tingles. And top of... Read more »
I feel he was overly aggressive and careless in his driving. Can I sue him for that along with getting paid to cover the cost of repairing my car?
answered on Sep 14, 2016
Here in NY you can sue for "damage" which generally means what you've lost. In the context of a car crash damages will usually be limited to the damage to your vehicle and the damage to your body. So if you have injuries, you would be able to bring a claim for that.
NY does... Read more »
Will the insurance company process our claims even though we're from the same family?
answered on Sep 6, 2016
Yes. They may investigate the claim to make sure that it was not a staged accident. Unless their investigation discloses some funny business they should cover the claim.
In addition to property damage, you are entitled to bring a claim for no fault benefits with the insurance carrier for... Read more »
I hit someone who ran a stop sign and I was rushed to the hospital while the car was towed. Can I file against the other driver?
answered on Feb 10, 2016
Yes, you can certainly file a claim against the other driver. The question of whether that claim will result in a successful recovery depends on a few things.
It sounds as though the other driver will be determined mostly at fault given the fact that she had a stop sign. This does not... Read more »
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