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Compensation for the Impact of Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury can occur in an instant, yet its consequences can last a lifetime. The spinal cord is a vital component of our central nervous system, and when it is impacted, the rest of the body can be affected. After an accident or other traumatic event, it is vital to get a diagnosis Read More

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Your Legal Remedies After Losing a Family Member in a Fatal Car Crash

Losing a loved one in a car accident is an indescribable tragedy. Beyond the emotional turmoil, such a loss can bring substantial financial hardship to the surviving family members. New York law allows the spouse, children and/or parents of a victim of wrongful death to recover financial damages. Like a personal injury case, a wrongful Read More

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Damages Recoverable for a Traumatic Brain Injury

Suffering a traumatic brain injury can be a life-altering event. The consequences can encompass physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities as well as significant financial burdens. In New York, accident victims who sustain a TBI due to someone else’s fault are usually entitled to monetary compensation. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) comes from a heavy blow Read More

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Your Rights After Being Hurt in a Big Box Store Slip and Fall

Big box stores have become popular shopping destinations, offering vast selections and competitive prices. However, these warehouse-type outlets are often thinly staffed, leaving customers to roam unsupervised through cavernous aisles of stock where they might face hazards that lead to slips and falls and other mishaps. The store’s owners and operators are responsible for keeping Read More

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Ocean Parkway Crash Shows Perils to Pedestrians on Brooklyn Streets

A recent hit-and-run accident on Ocean Parkway serves as a stark reminder of the ever-present dangers that pedestrians face on Brooklyn’s streets. At the intersection of Avenue M, a Tesla driver lost control of his vehicle at high speed, causing it to jump up onto the sidewalk where it struck a 76-year-old pedestrian. The victim Read More

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If You Have a Living Trust, Do You Need a Will?

A living trust is a means of transferring property to designated beneficiaries upon your death. It serves many of the same purposes as a will and is often touted as preferable, since property in a trust does not have to go through the expense and delay of probate. So if you have a trust, why Read More

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Common Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Estate planning means providing for your well-being later in life and directing the distribution of your wealth after your death. Having a plan in place takes the pressure off you and your family when it comes to making financial and long-term-care decisions. It also makes it simpler for your family to deal with management of Read More

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Who Gets the Pets in a New York Divorce

Resolving financial and parenting issues can be challenging during a divorce, but a cherished pet can present additional difficulties. Animals are generally considered property under New York law, and until recently, family pets were subject to the same rules that govern division of assets in a divorce. However, recent changes to state law mean that Read More

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Who May Be Liable for Damages When a Car Accident Occurs on Black Ice?

A road hazard commonly known as black ice is the bane of many drivers in colder climates. Black ice is created when weather conditions allow moisture in the air to flash freeze onto a road surface. The result is a very thin layer of ice that is very difficult to see during the day and Read More

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NY Child Custody Evaluators Must Now Be Trained to Recognize Domestic Violence

Child custody can be a hotly disputed issue in a divorce, especially when there are questions raised about possible domestic violence and child abuse. The family courts often hear evidence from and rely upon forensic evaluators in custody cases. The evaluators assess each parent for child-rearing fitness and interview the children of an appropriate age. Read More

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