Child Victims Act: Hundreds File Suits As New York Extends Statute Of Limitations On Sex Abuse Cases

For many people in New York who were sexually abused as children, August 14, 2019 was a landmark day. As of 12:01 a.m., they were finally allowed to seek the justice for which they had waited perhaps decades. With the Child Victim Act going into effect, hundreds of lawsuits were filed in just the first few hours, with thousands more expected to be filed in the months ahead.  If you have been waiting to get your day in court to face your abuser, schedule a consultation with a child sex abuse attorney as soon as possible.Read More

Injured in a hotel’s airport shuttle van? When you can receive No Fault benefits

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If you are at any large airport in the United States, you have used hotel airport shuttle vans. However, as these vans have become a common source of transportation for hotels and their guests, the number of accidents involving these vans and their passengers has also increased. Since many factors are at play when you are involved in one of these accidents as a passenger, here are some important details to remember, and also why it will be crucial you contact an airport shuttle van accident attorney as soon as possible.

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Five Ways to Prevent Drowsy Driving Accidents

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 168 million drivers admit they feel drowsy behind the wheel. Along with this, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 100,000 car accidents last year happened due to drowsy drivers. With more American drivers admitting they get less sleep each night, there’s a good chance you will either be one of these sleepy drivers yourself, or be the victim of one who is on the road. To make sure you stay safe, here are five ways to prevent drowsy driving accidents.Read More

What Do I Do If I Have Severe Injuries From A Car Crash?

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When involved in a car crash, you will likely suffer numerous severe injuries. Whether life-threatening or not, they will affect your life in many ways. Along with months of medical treatment, you will have medical bills adding up to thousands of dollars. And to make matters worse, you will be off from work, which will make it harder to pay your medical bills. Due to the impact car accident injuries can have on your life, there are several things you should always do immediately after the accident.Read More

Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits? Here’s What You Should Know About The Appeals Process

When you file a workers’ compensation claim, you assume your employer will pay you the compensation you deserve. However, this rarely happens. In fact, most workers’ compensation claims are denied. While some workers leave it at that, others who feel they should receive workers compensation benefits pursue the appeals process. However, since this is very complex and confusing, don’t trust just any lawyer to handle your appeal. Instead, hire an experienced and knowledgeable workers compensation lawyer.Read More

Top 5 Mistakes Made After An Automobile Accident

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When you are involved in an automobile accident, it’s natural to be upset and confused. Along with damage to your vehicle, you may also have injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening, huge medical bills, a prolonged absence from work, and other difficult circumstances. However, despite all this, don’t let the confusion and fear get the best of you. Unfortunately, many people do just the opposite, and make numerous mistakes after the accident that either lessen the value of their automobile accident claim or eliminate their chances of compensation altogether. To make sure this doesn’t happen to you, here are five common mistakes made after an automobile accident.Read More

What Damages Can I Recover After A Car Accident?

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When you are involved in a car accident, your life changes. Along with dealing with potentially serious injuries, you may also be unable to work for a long period of time, find yourself in constant pain, and have medical bills mounting by the day. Because of this, it’s important to work with a car accident attorney when filing your car accident claim. Not only will this ensure your legal rights will be protected throughout the process, but you’ll also make sure you receive the car accident compensation to which you are entitled.Read More

How Long After An Accident Can I Sue?

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Whenever you experience an accident, your life will be impacted in many ways. Whether it’s a car accident, slip and fall, or other type of accident, you’ll suffer varying degrees of medical injuries and pain and suffering. In addition, you’ll probably be off from work an extended period of time, as well as have ever-increasing medical expenses. Because of this, it’s in your best interests to work with an accident lawyer who has experience handling your specific type of case. However, if you are planning to file a lawsuit, remember that all states have statutes of limitations regarding how long you’ll have after an accident to sue for damages.Read More

5 Common Mistakes Causing Insurance Claim Denial

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When you file an insurance claim, the last thing you expect is to have it be denied. Unfortunately, this happens more often than most people think, and can throw your life into disarray. In most cases, insurance claims run into many thousands of dollars. Thus, when a claim is denied, victims are left wondering what to do next. To make sure this does not happen to you, here are five common mistakes that cause insurance claim denial, and how you can avoid them.Read More

Safety Tips to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Drunk Driving Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day 29 people in the U.S. fall victim to drunk drivers. Equaling one person every 50 minutes, it adds up to over 10,000 people each year. Unfortunately, as more people are on the road, these accidents will continue to occur. To make sure you or a loved one do not become the next victim of a drunk driving accident, here are some important safety tips you can use on the road. Read More