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November 18, 2021

Proper initial medical treatment after an accident

When injured in an accident, seeking medical treatment immediately is critical even if the injuries are minor. Many of the cases I have handled involve people who did not sustain fractures or clear serious physical injuries at the scene itself. These cases often involve injuries, such as ligament and back […]
November 18, 2021

Should you deal with insurance companies after an accident?

Dealing with insurance companies after an accident can be overwhelming and confusing. It’s important to protect your interests, especially when it comes to giving statements or providing information to the other driver’s insurer. First, you have no obligation to talk with the other driver’s insurance company, no matter how nice […]
November 18, 2021

Don’t settle your injury lawsuit too early!

There are time limitations for filing a lawsuit, which are called statutes of limitations. In New York, the general statute of limitations for personal injury cases is three years. This means that you must file your lawsuit within three years of the accident; otherwise, your claim will be barred from […]
November 18, 2021

How does your lawsuit move forward to trial or settlement?

There are several stages in a lawsuit. At the time of filing, a summons and complain is prepared against all proper defendants. It is usually filed in the county where the act occurred or where the defendant resides. The complaint is then served to the defendant(s), in which the defendant(s) […]
November 18, 2021

Surveillance and social media problems in your injury lawsuit

Insurance companies have increasingly relied on personal surveillance to help them defeat plaintiffs’ personal injury claims. In the last few years, I have seen an increasing aggressiveness in insurance companies who engage in surveillance once they have become aware of a possible claim. It is not illegal for insurance companies […]
November 18, 2021

Pre- and post-settlement—don’t blow your money

Pre-Settlement Pre-settlement loans, offered by funding companies that loan you money during your lawsuit, can be financially ruinous. As an attorney, every time a client asks me about one of these loans, I cringe. The interest rates can be exorbitant and compounded, leading to a loan that can balloon from […]
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