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New York Personal Injury Blog

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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.

5 Signs You May Need a Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents can happen at any time. This can leave you in a place where you are injured and do not know what to do about seeking compensation for these injuries. When do you need an attorney?

How Do Survival Statutes Affect Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injury cases can sometimes involve a plaintiff who initiates the lawsuit and then dies before the case is settled. There are lawsuits of this nature in many states. The question is whether the case can still proceed even after the victim dies. Survival actions are cases that involve the plaintiff’s estate that continue in the injury claim after the plaintiff dies.

How Do Survival Statutes Affect Injury Lawsuits?

Personal injury cases can sometimes involve a plaintiff who initiates the lawsuit and then dies before the case is settled. There are lawsuits of this nature in many states. The question is whether the case can still proceed even after the victim dies. Survival actions are cases that involve the plaintiff’s estate that continue in the injury claim after the plaintiff dies.

What You Should Know about Recovering Compensation for a Construction Accident Injury

A construction accident can range from a minor injury to a severe traumatic brain injury. These injuries will definitely affect your ability to work as well as cost your life. When you suffer such an accident, you can claim worker compensation. The amount of compensation that you will receive will depend on the responsibility of the employer in relation to your injuries and the employment situation.

Shopping Carts Injure 24K Kids Per Year: Study

The manufacturer implements safety standards that involve shopping carts. According to the Clinical Pediatrics study, safety standards that exist for children when using shopping carts are not enough. The study claims that sixty-six children a day go to the emergency room because of injuries caused by shopping carts.

Storm Doctrine Debated in Slip-and-Fall Suit

In our fast-paced day-to-day lives, accidents are prone to happen at any given time. When an accident happens or you slip and fall, it’s not always your fault. Once or twice, it might be due to negligence on the property owner’s side or his workers.

What Proof Do You Need for a Disability Insurance Claim?

For you to receive disability benefits, it is important to file a claim with the insurance company. To successfully file a claim, you will need to fill forms and describe your duties at the work place and the injuries you suffered while carrying out these duties. When you file a claim, you also need to prove the following:

What is the time limit to file a slip and fall claim in NYC

Time is not relative in any way. There is always a time limit for everything including making claims for accidents. While some people tend to assume that they can make a claim for an accident, some several years after it occurred, it is not possible. For a slip and fall accident, there is a time frame within which you have to file your claim. Failure to do this will see your case thrown out of court, regardless of how genuine it might be.

The Rise of Chemical Spill Lawsuits Filed

When toxic chemicals were leaked into Elk River, West Virginia, it ended up contaminating people’s drinking water. About 7,500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexane methanols leaked from the storage tanks and into the river. The companies that were responsible for this leak were Freedom Industries and West Virginia American Water Co. The former produces chemicals that are used in mines and steel industries while the latter runs a water processing plant near the storage facility.

Paralyzed Teens $3.5M Settlement: Why WIll Not Fla. Pay?

Bad things can happen when we least expect it. This is what happened to a teen that was left paralyzed after a tree fell where he was standing. The tree belonged to the city of Jacksonville. The tree was rotten and most of the residents complained about it, but the city did not cut it down until it fell on the teenager.

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