We have successfully handled numerous cases involving motor vehicle accidents. Being involved in an accident in New York state does not automatically qualify you for compensation. New York is a No-Fault state in which there is a serious injury threshold (Insurance Law of the State of New York, Section 5102). The insurance company and their lawyers will aggressively fight and challenge your injury claim. It is their goal to downplay your injuries and show by any means that your injuries are not serious! Our firm will fight vigorously for you to prove your injuries are serious under the law and maximize your financial recovery.
SLIP, TRIP AND FALL ACCIDENT
We prosecute all types of premises liability actions such as slip, trip and fall actions. The biggest element in this type of case is called "notice". Did the potential defendant have notice of the condition(defect) that caused your accident. Witnesses and photographs are helpful in successfully pursuing your claim. It is important that you consult with your lawyer as soon as possible after this type of accident. There are often stringent time requirements to bring this type of claim.
In order to recover monetary compensation in a lawsuit for being bitten by a dog, the victim will have to show that the dog is vicious and that the owner knew or should have known about such vicious propensities. If you or someone you know has been bitten by a dog, we will provide you with a free consultation and advise you on your potential claim.
We prosecute and defend all manners of lawsuits arising from construction and workplace accidents. New York Labor Law Sec 200, 202, 240 and 241 provide the means for individuals injured in the performance of specific work on buildings and structures to obtain financial recovery.
TRAFFIC VIOLATION CASES
If you receive a traffic ticket, it usually makes sense to plead not guilty. By pleading guilty you may see large insurance increases from your automobile insurance company. If you receive a ticket, call our office immediately to discuss the best possible legal path to pursue.