Victims of Child Sexual Abuse Don’t Come Forward

The passage of the Child Victims Act has put the plight of childhood sexual abuse victims in the forefront of many New Yorkers’ minds. The Act extends the statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse survivors to seek justice against their attackers, which is very important given the fact that many survivors don’t come forward with stories of their abuse until it is too late. According to theNational Center for Victims of Crime, it is difficult to determine the prevalence of childhood sexual abuse because it often goes unreported. However, it is estimated that 1 in 5 girls Read more

Child Victims Act Allows Survivors to Seek Justice

Today New York passed the Child Victims Act, which makes important changes to the law in order to allow the victims of childhood sexual abuse the opportunity to sue their attackers and the institutions that allowed the abuse to take place.  Read more

How to Prepare for Your Consultation With a Personal Injury Lawyer

The experienced attorneys at Bonina & Bonina, P.C., offer free consultations to prospective clients. During the consultation, we will review the details of your injury and determine whether we believe you have a case to pursue compensation. Being prepared for this consultation can be very helpful to all involved and make the process more efficient. Read more

Social Media and Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media, like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, is a place where people share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences with friends and family. However, if you’re in the middle of a personal injury claim, it is important to be mindful of the impact your social media activity can have on your claim. Here are some considerations to keep in mind: Read more