Who pays for the damage to my vehicle? Although everyone is required to have car insurance, it is not always a requirement to carry collision insurance.  If you have collision insurance on your vehicle, you may submit a claim through your own insurance to pay for the damage to your vehicle.  You will have to…

Being cognizant of your social media presence is of the utmost importance when involved in a personal injury lawsuit.

Photographic evidence may assist you in proving your injuries, how the accident occurred, the severity of the impact, and who is at fault. Frequently, parties will disagree over the facts of an accident. Photos that support your recollection are more powerful than a he-said-she-said argument. Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience,…

Broken bones are one of the most common injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident. Broken bones may range from minor stress fractures to serious or even life-threatening fractures. [Sidebar: A fractured bone is the same as a broken bone. It is a misconception to associate a fracture with only a “hairline break” or a…

If you’re injured while on another person’s property, and your injures are caused by the landowner’s negligence, you may be able to sue for your injuries.  Property owners are legally responsible for the safety of their property, ensuring that it is free from hazardous defects and unsafe conditions. Property owners include private/residential properties, public properties,…

When an injured party has suffered a “serious injury” after a motor vehicle accident, he/she may recover for pain and suffering from liable parties.  In accidents that occur in New York State, you may only receive compensation for pain and suffering when the accident causes a “serious injury,” as defined by New York State Law. …

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