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New York Personal Injury Blog

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If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another person or organization, it is important to know your legal rights. Keeping current on relevant legislation and court decisions involving personal injury and medical malpractice claims is an important part of recognizing and asserting your rights.

At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., we have dedicated our careers to helping people throughout New York with issues ranging from car accidents and workplace accidents to birth injuries and surgical errors. We have created this Blog for the purpose of informing injury victims on new developments in legal areas that affect them.

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Five Secrets Insurance Companies Do Not Want You to Know When You Are Negotiating a Settlement

 You might have invested a lot of faith in insurance companies but the truth of the matter is that you do not know everything yet. Yes, they will pay you but if you are not careful, they will ensure that the compensation happens in their own terms thus the need for you to know what their precious secrets are.

Safety Tips for Driving in Inclement Weather

Driving during harsh or inclement weather can be dangerous when you are not careful. You can be a victim of an accident and this can cost your life. To avoid this, there are safety tips you need to consider:

Jockeys Family Wins $7.8M for Racetrack Death

Jockeys love the thrill of riding and exercising their horses. However, there are times when the jockey can face an unprecedented accident and die when the horse kicks and jumps over him. This is what happened to Mario Calderon. The jockey was exercising his horse when it repeatedly kicked him until he died.

Benefits of Hiring a Nurse-Attorney for your Personal Injury Case

If you suffer from severe injuries because of another person’s negligence, it is important for you to seek compensation from the insurer. Indeed, the insurer will review the claim and offer a settlement. The settlement is usually lower than the offer that your attorney presented before the settlement panel. The attorney will then renegotiate. If the insurer refuses to offer just settlement based on your injuries and expenses, you can file a personal injury lawsuit.

4 Potential Ways to Prove Employer Negligence

When you are at work, you expect that the employer has taken all the necessary steps to guarantee your health and safety. However, this is sometimes not the case. Workers can face exposure to unsafe conditions simply because the boss is ignorant of their safety.

Traffic Stop Anal Probe Settlement: $1.6M

Traffic stops are put in place to ensure motorists are safe. Further, their safety must go hand in hand with them following traffic rules to the letter. Along any traffic stop there is a police or surveillance to ensure motorists obey the signs. Most importantly, a traffic officer present is always supposed to direct motorists, make sure they do right and protect their safety rights on the roads.

Teacher Gets $363K for Students Lies, Defamation

A court held two students in California liable for defaming their teacher. The teacher taught physical education in a Catholic school. The girls called him a “perv” and spread rumors that he touched kids inappropriately. They also falsely accused him of being a “creeper” and that he peeked into the restroom that belonged to the girls while in school.

STUDENT ABUSE AT SCHOOLS? HOW WIDESPREAD IS IT?

We would all like to think that our kids are safe at school. After all, there is adult supervision round the clock and the teachers and staff members have their best interest at heart. Unfortunately this is not always the case. Children suffer abuse at schools from fellow students, and even worse, from those they are entrusted to: principals, teachers, coaches, bus drivers and other personnel.

Refusal of Vocational Placement & NYC Workers Compensation Benefits

After an injury at the work place, the next thing that happens is the employer agrees to offer worker compensation benefits. These benefits base on the doctor’s instruction that you might need several weeks off work so that you can recover. The employee is entitled to worker compensation benefits such as temporary disability benefits and permanent partial disability benefits.

Two New Lawsuits for Deaths Related to The Use of Blood-Thinning Drug Xarelto

Two wrongful death lawsuits were recently commenced on behalf of individuals who lost their lives due to their use of the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.  Both cases allege that Xarelto is falsely advertised as a “one size fits all” for patients and does not indicate on the bottle that there exists no available reversal agent to stop bleeding once it begins.

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