New York Legal Blog

What to do if an Amazon truck hits your car?

Have you found yourself the victim of an accident involving an Amazon delivery truck? You may be overwhelmed with questions about who is liable, how to recover damages, and what steps to take next. You need the guidance of legal professionals who understand the complexities of accidents with commercial vehicles like Amazon trucks. The attorneys […]

Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver in New York?

The short answer is “yes.” You can sue anyone whose negligent or intentional actions cause you measurable loss, whether or not they have insurance. However, in cases like these, it’s often more useful to ask, “Is it worth suing an uninsured driver?” Car accident settlements generally involve large sums of money, and uninsured drivers often […]

How is Fault Determined in a Multi-Car Accident?

Car accidents can be complicated if you are trying to determine fault. If there are more than two cars involved in the accident, fault determination can be even more complex. There are many factors that come into play when trying to determine fault in a multi-car accident. If you have been involved in a multi-car […]

How Do You Prove Fault in a Slip and Fall Case?

Slip and fall incidents cause physical pain, emotional distress, and financial damage to the victim. In such a case, the victim deserves support from their loved ones and compensation from the person responsible for the accident. The case falls under premises liability which stipulates that property owners have a legal responsibility to keep their premises […]

Why Hit-and-Run Drivers Flee the Scene

A Hit-And-Run Lawyer Can Help if You Were Involved in an Accident Where the Driver Fled the Scene In New York, a hit-and-run accident is viewed as leaving an accident scene in which you were involved without reporting it. There is a wide range of reasons this occurs, from a simple emotional reaction to trying […]

How to File a Truck Accident Claim in New York

Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident in New York City involving a truck? If so, you might be wondering if you can file a claim. There are different types of claims you could file, but many of the steps that you need to follow will be the same. For example, you might […]

How Long After a Work Injury Can You Sue?

Each year the US reports over two million work-related injuries and being a victim of a work injury can result in serious medical, emotional, and financial ramifications. This is why it is so important that you know what to do after you have been injured at work, regardless of your job or industry. Work injuries […]

Can You Sue Lyft for An Accident?

A Lyft Accident Lawyer in New York Will Fight for You Having A Lawyer in Your Corner Can Help Win Compensation Ridesharing companies such as Lyft and Uber have grown in popularity, and so have the number of accidents involving ridesharing vehicles. Since most of the drivers work as independent contractors, figuring out who is […]

When Do You Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident in New York?

Statistics state there were over 4.2 million automobiles registered in New York in 2020. Unsurprisingly, therefore, car accidents are a common occurrence in the state. If you’ve been involved in a collision and you believe the other party was at fault, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. However, you may need legal assistance to […]

What Happens When a Pedestrian Is Hurt at a Construction Site?

If a pedestrian gets hurt at a construction site, they may be able to pursue damages. To do so, the pedestrian must file a premises liability lawsuit against the company responsible for the site. The pedestrian can hire a premises liability lawyer to help them file their claim and request the most damages possible. At […]