New York Legal Blog

Can I Sue Someone if They Hit Me with Their Car?

Being hit by a car is a too common occurrence in New York, and a crash can lead to devastating injuries, property damage, and death. Survivors must deal with recovering from their injuries and mounting medical bills at a time they may be unable to work, and life may never be the same again. Anyone […]

Can You Sue Uber After an Accident?

An NYC Uber Accident Lawyer Can Help Recover Damages After an Uber Accident Rideshare services like Uber are meant to provide safe and secure transportation. So, what should you do when your Uber driver ends up in a car crash? When your Uber ride goes wrong, you may have grounds for an Uber accident lawsuit. […]

How Often Do Car Accident Cases Go to Court?

Car accident cases often go to court when the accident resulted in severe injuries or death. Several factors can affect how often car accident cases go to court, including: The severity of the injuries Insurance coverage The location of the accident. 1. The Severity of the Injuries One factor is the severity of the injuries. […]

How To Report a Hit and Run

Do you know how to report a hit and run? By law, when any car crash happens, from a fender bender to an auto collision with a pedestrian, the parties involved should get out and exchange insurance information. But some drivers try to avoid the responsibility for a collision when they know they’re at fault […]

Can I Sue Amazon for an Injury at Work?

As online shopping has become more common, businesses like Amazon have seen an increase in work-related accidents. According to Amazon warehouses, nearly half of all workplace injuries (49%) occur in the same sector. It doesn’t matter what corporation you work for or where you do your job; you should feel comfortable and safe, no matter […]

What To Do After a Slip and Fall in New York

While slipping and falling can seem funny on TV, it’s no laughing matter when it happens to you in real life. Slips and falls can result in serious neck, back, hip, arm, or head injuries. You suddenly find yourself on the floor, writhing in pain, wondering how you got there and what to do next. […]

What To Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

Under New York state law, you must stop your vehicle if you crash into someone else. Unfortunately, not everyone follows the law. Anytime someone collides with an object or person and then intentionally leaves without providing identity or insurance information or assistance, it’s considered a hit-and-run. It doesn’t matter how minor the accident is. Do […]

What Happens if I Hit a Pedestrian Who’s Jaywalking?

Every year, more than 100 pedestrians are struck and killed while walking in New York. If you have been involved in this type of accident and are the driver who hit a pedestrian, it is important to know what rights you have. Also, it’s worth noting that the pedestrian isn’t automatically absolved of all fault […]

When Is a Public Swimming Pool Liable for Accidents?

Warm weather means swimming pool season in New York and everywhere else in the U.S. Swimming pools provide a great way for New Yorkers to cool off on hot summer days. In a perfect world, there’s little to worry about as everyone has fun. Unfortunately, a fun afternoon can quickly turn tragic. Swimming pool accidents […]

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents are usually more complicated than accidents that only involve passenger cars. Besides truck drivers, numerous other parties may be held responsible for a truck accident, including trucking companies, truck manufacturers, third-party vendors, and local governments. Read on to learn more about who can be responsible for a truck accident and how fault is […]