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New York Personal Injury Blog

Welcome To Our Blog

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another person or organization, it is important to know your legal rights. Keeping current on relevant legislation and court decisions involving personal injury and medical malpractice claims is an important part of recognizing and asserting your rights.

At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., we have dedicated our careers to helping people throughout New York with issues ranging from car accidents and workplace accidents to birth injuries and surgical errors. We have created this Blog for the purpose of informing injury victims on new developments in legal areas that affect them.

We also hope this Blog allows us to learn more about your concerns. We invite you to share your opinions, worries and questions about the topics we discuss on these pages.

Thank you for taking the time to visit us today, and please check back for regular updates. Contact us today online or by telephone at 888-4-TGLAW to discuss your specific legal problem.

I Was Recently in a Car Accident - What Do I Do Now?

If you were involved in a car accident, it can be difficult to move on with your life because you are nursing injuries at the hospital and your vehicle has damage sometimes, beyond repair. It then so happens that you cannot work because you are recuperating in the hospital or at home. You cannot deny that is definitely a stressful time. It gets worse when all these bills are staring at you.

4 Common Injuries from a Frontal Impact Car Collision

A frontal impact car collision is commonly referred to as a head on collision. This counts as one of the most fatal accidents that happen on the road. The victims will suffer very serious injuries based on the speed of the car and safety features inside the car. Here are four injuries that are caused by frontal impact car collision:

The Safety of Our City Playgrounds Must Be a Priority This Summer

With another summer on the horizon, New York City’s parks will once again be full of playing children.  Unfortunately, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has very little in place to ensure that playgrounds are safe for the children that occupy them.

Finding a Slip & Fall Lawyer to Help You

If you are a victim of a slip and fall accident, you need a lawyer as soon as possible because these cases have statute of limitations. Indeed, in some minor accidents you do not need to file a personal injury lawsuit. A slip and fall accident necessitates the need for a lawyer because the injury can be so severe that it can affect your ability to work. Additionally, you need to recover from medical expenses and other financial expenses.

Student Sues Over E. Coli Infection From Recalled Ground Beef

Most of us love meat. This meat can be served in different ways. Ground beef is a favourite for many people. As the name suggests, the meat is ground and packaged in very hygienic standards to avoid bacteria and other contaminants. Common bacteria that can affect meat when packaged or transported poorly are E. coli. When the manufacturer notices that the meat is contaminated, it issues a recall and retailers remove the meat from the market.

Sports Injury Compensation

Many people participate in sports as a hobby, a fitness solution or as a career. There are times when these sports can lead to injuries that are so severe that the best solution is sports injury compensation. For you to qualify for compensation, you need to prove that the injuries actually happened during the activity. Typically, if you hurt your back while exercising, you will go to the doctor to seek treatment. The health insurance will cover for this treatment and in the end you will feel better. However, in cases where you went to your local gym and the trainer contributed to your injuries, you have the right to seek compensation through a lawsuit.

If You Are Hit by a Foul Ball, Can You Sue?

If a foul ball hits you on the head, will you survive? It seems like such a dangerous act to let thousands of people sit in a stadium with solid objects hit towards them at incredibly high speeds and by ridiculously strong men. Most recently, an 8-year-old boy was struck in the head by a foul ball during the Atlanta Braves game. Foul balls get to the stands all the time. Spectators are always at the risk of getting them plunked. So can you sue in the event that a foul ball strikes you?

Another McDonalds Hot Coffee Lawsuit Filed in L.A.

For most people, coffee is what makes them smile every morning. These are people who do not want you to speak with them until they have had their daily dose of nice, hot coffee. It could be brewed at home or bought from McDonalds. If you purchase coffee in the morning at McDonalds, a lot could go wrong. If the hot coffee ends on your lap, then you can suffer from injuries. This is what happened to a woman, Paulette Carr, when she went to purchase coffee at this famous restaurant.

Man Paralyzed in Portable-Toilet Prank Gets $5M

A prank is a silly trick played on someone, meant to be comical, full of fun but sometimes with a mischievous intention. Bottom line is that, they should be harmless and a good way to make those involved laugh.

Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Injuries?

As much as your home is your safe haven, there are times when an accident can happen when you least expect it. Home insurance therefore offers much needed relief in the event of a fire or strong wind that damages your home.

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