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Accurate Hospital Charts–Vital To A Successful Personal Injury Case

In New York accident cases, the hospital chart description of how an accident occurred is tremendously important in a successful settlement or jury verdict. What I have seen over the last several years is a carelessness, or in some cases intentional effort by emergency hospital personnel to minimize, downplay, or…

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The Do’s and Don’ts When You Are Injured In An Accident

When you or a family member are involved in a New York motor vehicle accident, slip and fall accident in the Bronx, from a dog bite, or on a construction site, for example, it is vital to remember the following: Immediately get treatment at a hospital, doctor’s office, or clinic,…

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Just Say No To Inquiring Insurance Investigators

Our personal injury clients in New York slip and fall cases, automobile accidents, various premises liability cases and construction accidents are often contacted within a few days of the accident by “concerned” investigators hired by insurance companies (especially Allstate, State Farm, Progressive, New York Central Mutual and Countrywide) allegedly to…

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New York Insurance Cases–Do You Need A Private Attorney?

Our White Plains, New York office gets numerous calls and e-mails from clients confronted with a scenario in which they have been sued for more than their insurance coverage, and they receive a notice from the insurance company stating the following: “You may wish to retain a private attorney at…

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In New York Courts, Photographs Do Tell A Thousand Words

When clients come to our office after having suffered injuries in a New York car accident, often their car has been totaled by the insurance company, and no photographs were taken of the damage to their vehicle. This presents two major obstacles to a successful resolution of the case. First,…

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New York Clients Want To Know-Do I Have A Personal Injury Case Or Not?

When clients come to our White Plains, New York office after suffering personal injury, the first question they ask is the same: “Do I have a injury case or don’t I?” The answer to this question revolves around three basic issues, as well as some other considerations which may be…

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Preparing For Depositions in New York Accident Cases

The deposition is the most important pre-trial procedure in accident cases. Thus, it is critical that the client is well prepared for the extensive and rigorous questioning they are likely to undergo by defense counsel. We recommend strongly that you prepare the client for their deposition the day before, although…

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Surveillance Videos In New York Injury Cases–How To Prepare Your Clients

In New York personal injury cases, the videotape is a frequently used tool of defense lawyers, and can be very damaging at trial if the video contradicts the client’s deposition testimony concerning their physical limitations as the result of an accident. In order to properly prepare clients for the likelihood…