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Can You Sue a Police Officer After a Car Accident?

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If you suffer a serious injury caused by a negligent driver, you have the right to recover compensation from them for your injuries. What if the negligent driver was a police officer? Are you still entitled to recovery? Are there limitations on when, how, and how much you can recover? Continue reading to learn… Read More »

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Hudson Valley Man Killed in Head-on Collision With Semi-Truck

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A Hudson Valley man was killed after colliding with a tractor-trailer hauling a gasoline tanker on a recent Friday night. The accident is a stark reminder of just how dangerous any accident involving a large truck is likely to be. A collision with such a massive vehicle is significantly more likely to result in… Read More »

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Can You Sue Someone For Negligence in a Car Accident in New York?

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People are generally aware that there are “fault” and “no-fault” states when it comes to personal injury claims after car accidents. In fault states, an accident victim can sue the at-fault driver. In no-fault states, accident victims are often left to rely on their own insurance for coverage. Below, we explain how fault and… Read More »

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Difference Between Wrongful Death and a Personal Injury Case

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If your loved one was killed by someone else’s negligence, your family has the right to recover compensation from the parties responsible for your loss. Nothing can fill the gap left by a lost family member, but securing compensation can alleviate some of the burdens, and obtaining justice for their death can help the… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Types of Construction Accidents?

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Construction is an essential industry but also a dangerous one. Construction regularly accounts for most workplace injuries and fatalities per capita each year. Below, we discuss some of the most common construction site injuries. Call a zealous New York construction accident attorney if you or a family member has been injured on a construction… Read More »

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Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Case?

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Social media is a pervasive part of our daily lives. Over the past few years, we have been conditioned to share every intimate detail of our lives and update our friends, family, and followers about ourselves and important life events. When it comes to a personal injury case, however, social media can be devastating…. Read More »

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Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States. Experts estimate that as many as 225,000 people die every year from some form of medical malpractice. Read on for a discussion of the most common types of malpractice committed by medical professionals in New York and nationwide, and… Read More »

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What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident in New York

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If you slip on a wet floor at a grocery store and break your arm, you are entitled to compensation for your injury. Regardless of whether you are at a private residence, a business open to the public, or an office building, you have the right to damages when you are hurt as a… Read More »

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How to Prevent Accidents at Construction Sites in New York

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction fatalities and injuries are, for the most part, preventable. Every year, over a thousand construction workers are killed in a variety of accidents. These fatalities are even more tragic when realizing that incidents such as falls (which kill over 300 construction workers each year)… Read More »

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What to Do in a Car Crash

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Getting into a car wreck is a jarring, scary experience. It can be difficult to keep a clear head and think of what to do just after the crash. Below, the New York car accident attorneys at Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP, identify important steps to take after an accident to protect your… Read More »

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