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Proving Causation in a White Plains Car Accident Case


To hold another party accountable after a car accident, you must be able to prove legal causation. Causation means a direct link between the at-fault party’s negligence (causing the crash) and your injuries. In other words, you would not have been injured if not for their actions. It is one of the most critical and… read more

Grounds For a Personal Injury Case In New York


If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim.  Basic Requirements for a Personal Injury Claim in New York Most claims are filed on the grounds of negligence, meaning the defendant (at-fault party) failed to demonstrate reasonable care in preventing… read more

Understanding Proximate & Superseding Causes in Personal Injury Cases


The success of a personal injury case hinges on a plaintiff’s (victim’s) ability to prove another party’s negligence was responsible for their accident. Part of proving negligence requires understanding the roles of proximate and superseding causes.   How Proximate Cause Affects a Personal Injury Case  A jury will only award damages when a defendant’s (at-fault party’s)… read more

Maritime Case Settled for $500,000


Fiedler Deutsch, LLP settled a Maritime case against a well known boat operator. Our client was injured when she tripped and fell on a chord that was dangerously laid across a deck of a party boat. We sued the boats owner in New York State Supreme Court alleging negligence. The owner of the boat started… read more