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Category: Personal Injury

The Causes of Blunt Head Force Trauma

03/29/24

One particularly concerning type of injury that personal injury victims suffer is blunt head force trauma. This type of injury, often resulting from accidents or intentional acts, can have devastating consequences for victims and their families. Here are its most common causes. What is Blunt Head Force Trauma? Blunt head force trauma refers to injuries… read more


What Are The Negligence Laws In New York?

01/31/24

Negligence laws in New York play a crucial role in determining liability and seeking compensation in various personal injury cases, including car accidents, slip and falls, and medical malpractice. What is Negligence? Negligence is a legal concept that refers to the failure to exercise reasonable care in a given situation, resulting in harm or injury… read more


Changes To New York Personal Injury Laws In 2024

01/31/24

As of January 1, 2024, a new law (S1161-A/A2034-A) went into effect that significantly increases New York’s workers’ compensation minimum weekly benefits. This marks a notable change for worker rights.  New York Workers’ Compensation Minimum Weekly Benefit Rate Increase The minimum benefits for permanent or temporary partial disability will gradually rise, starting from the current… read more


The Most Common Construction Injuries In New York

01/02/24

Construction sites, while essential for building our cities, are also high-risk environments where various hazards can lead to injuries. Here are the most prevalent construction injuries construction workers face. Common Construction Accident Injuries Bone Fractures Any construction accident can cause severe breaks or bone fractures, but they are common in falls when a worker hits… read more


How To Report A Construction Accident In New York City

01/02/24

If you suffer an injury while working on a construction site, encouraging your employer to file an accident report is a critical step. Although it is primarily an employer’s responsibility, taking initiative can help increase your ability to recover compensation. Immediate Actions In the aftermath of a construction accident, prioritize your well-being. Dial 911 to… read more