Burn Injuries

According to the American Burn Association, an estimated 486,000 burn injuries received medical treatment in 2016. Burn injuries are not only extremely painful, but they can cause life-altering permanent disabilities. A victim of a burn injury could have substantial skin damage, and there can be extensive and costly medical treatment involved. Read more

Filing a Personal Injury Claim on Behalf of a Minor

If you’re a parent, part of your job is to protect your child from getting injured. However, this isn’t always possible when faced with someone else’s negligence. If your child was injured by negligence, the effects can be heartbreaking and difficult. Your child will have medical bills and pain and suffering, and has the right to file a lawsuit to recover those damages. Read more

Subway Accidents

The annual ridership of the New York City subway is 1.7 billion. Subways are part of the everyday commute of millions of New Yorkers. The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is responsible for hundreds of subway stops and subway cars and must keep them safe and reasonably free from hazards. Despite this death and serious injuries do occur, and are caused in a variety of ways. Read more

What are Punitive Damages?

When someone is sued for negligence, the goal of the lawsuit is to provide compensation to injured individuals who have been harmed by the unlawful conduct of someone else. The point of a verdict or settlement in a negligence lawsuit is to make the injured person whole again, not necessarily to punish the wrongdoer. There are times, however, when conduct is so egregious that it is appropriate to punish the negligent party. Read more