Amputation Injuries

Serious injuries resulting from someone’s negligence can be devastating. Amputation is one of the most life-altering injuries an accident victim can suffer. The victim of an amputation injury has to learn to live their lives in a whole new way. It can lead to years of medical expenses and treatment. Read more

Spinal Cord Injuries

When you’ve sustained an injury due to someone else’s negligence, the results can be devastating. Sustaining a spinal cord injury, however, can have permanent and life-altering consequences. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), there are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injury cases in the United States each year. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, followed closely by falls. Read more

Personal Injury Claims and Pre-existing Injuries

Not every victim of negligence comes into an incident with a clean slate. Many people have some type of injury, either minor or serious, that existed before the incident. Whether this injury includes back pain, knee pain, or a shoulder injury, these pre-existing injuries do not have to derail your personal injury claim. Read more

What Damages are Recoverable in a Wrongful Death Case?

When a loved one dies due to somebody’s negligence, it is a devastating time. Surviving family members go through a great deal of stress and have sustained a heartbreaking loss. While a wrongful death lawsuit can’t bring back a loved one, it can help provide some measure of financial security in a difficult time. New York Estates Powers and Trusts Law section 5-4.3 limits damages in a wrongful death case to pecuniary losses and do not include things such as loss of consortium or companionship. Damages that are recoverable include: Read more