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$3,000,000.00 Settlement During Trial

Fiedler Deutsch, LLP is pleased to announce another settlement for our clients. After nearly four years of hard-fought litigation with two defendants, a doctor and an upstate hospital, we reached a settlement after 6 days of trial.  Prior to the trial defendants refused to take responsibility for our 78-year-old clients anoxic brain injury. Our client… read more

Are You Liable If Someone Passes Away at Your House?


In New York, if someone passes away at your house, whether you’re liable depends largely on the circumstances and cause of death. Homeowners have certain legal obligations for safety, but liability is not guaranteed in every case. Understanding how state law applies to these situations will shed light on homeowner responsibilities and potential outcomes. Common… read more

What Happens To A Lawsuit When A Defendant Passes Away?


When a defendant in a personal injury lawsuit passes away, the dynamics and potential outcomes of the case can undergo some significant changes. The proceedings don’t automatically end but they will likely become more complicated. Understanding the impacts of such an event is vital for any plaintiff pursuing compensation through litigation. Immediate Impact on the… read more

Insurance Claim Adjuster Tactics In New York


When you file a claim with an insurance company after a car accident, their goal is to protect their own financial interest, despite the fact that they are also supposed to be the ones providing you with the compensation you deserve. It’s not unusual for them to engage in certain tactics to minimize their payout… read more

Can You Obtain Compensation Under New York’s No-Fault System?


If you’re in a car accident, it can be a difficult situation to navigate, as you’re likely facing medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage, among other losses and difficulties. Obtaining compensation to help with the situation may be possible. In New York, the no-fault insurance system allows car accident victims to obtain certain types… read more