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Staying Safe While Cycling in New York

Staying Safe While Cycling in New York—Rules to Protect Yourself on the RoadCycling has become an increasingly common way to get around New York City, but even with all of the added bike lanes, it can be dangerous. To protect themselves from negligent drivers, cyclists must observe safety rules to the letter since they compete with both pedestrians and motor vehicles on the streets of New York City.


Finding A Great Physician

Finding A Great PhysicianAt Bonina & Bonina, P.C. we understand how important finding a good doctor is. Here are a few important considerations for finding a great physician for you and your family:Insurance: Check with the doctor’s office to verify that the doctor accepts your insurance.

Hospital Affiliation: The choice of a physician may determine which hospital you use if necessary, and can make a significant difference in a patient’s ultimate care. (Please see our blog on New York City’s Most Dangerous Hospitals.(more…)

Hurt at Work? When Can You Have a Third Party Claim in Addition to Worker’s Compensation?

Hurt at WorkBonina & Bonina, P.C. is a team of five lawyers with over 95 years of combined experience representing injured New Yorkers, including those hurt on the job. We have the knowledge and expertise to evaluate your case and determine all of your damages, but more importantly, we have the experience to help you make a fair and complete recovery…from all of the parties responsible.

When suffering a workplace injury, it’s important to accurately determine all parties that may be held liable. New York law prohibits an employee from directly bringing a civil action against their employer for injuries arising out of and in the course of employment. Rather, an employee’s recourse and an employer’s liability is limited to the benefits allowed under New York Workers’ Compensation law. (more…)

What To Do If Your Child Received An Unsafe Toy This Holiday Season

What To Do If Your Child Received An Unsafe Toy This Holiday SeasonBonina & Bonina, P.C. is a law firm that provides representation in products liability matters for the communities of New York City, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester County, Nassau County, and Suffolk County. At Bonina and Bonina, P.C., we have been successfully fighting for New Yorkers injured in all types of accidents for over 50 years. (more…)

Wrongful Death – Know Your Rights to Get the Closure You Deserve

Wrongful Death - Know Your RightsLosing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is one of the most painful experiences you’ll ever go through in life. Moving on after their passing, when you are struggling emotionally and financially, can be even tougher.

If your loved one’s death was caused by malpractice or negligence, you may be able to file a New York wrongful death claim. This article will address how you can seek justice through the wrongful death claim process. (more…)

Surgical Error – When is it Malpractice?

Surgical Error - When is it MalpracticeWhen doctors make a surgical error, it can cause serious injuries to their patient. If you have been injured by a surgical error it is important to know your rights, as well as the legal steps you can take to receive compensation for your injury.

Common Types of Surgical Errors

If you’ve been a victim of a surgical error, you may have a medical malpractice case on your hands—and one in which you need to act on as quickly as possible. Not all surgical errors qualify as medical malpractice, but many do. A trusted New York medical malpractice lawyer can answer any of your questions and determine quickly if you have a strong case against the doctor or surgeon who injured you. (more…)