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General Car Insurance Law Information Lawyers

By: admin / April 13, 2017

Here’s a great article from Zooomr, a new car leasing tech startup. The laws of car insurance vary by state, but most require that you have at least minimal coverage in the event that you are in an accident. You need to be able to show proof that you have car insurance if you are […]

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How Do I Decide Whether to Sue or Settle?

By: admin / April 12, 2017

There is no doubt that your have sustained a personal injury due to the negligence or actions of another party. What remains to be decided is whether you are willing to settle with that responsible party or pursue the matter in court. While you do have the option of making a decision on your own, […]

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How soon do I need to notify people about my intention to file a claim for my accident injuries?


By: admin / April 11, 2017

After a car accident, there are time limits for when you should complete parts of the process. For example, immediately after an accident with injuries, you’ll want to visit a doctor or have an ambulance take you to the hospital. You don’t want to delay because that will hurt your chances at recovery. If you […]

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How do depositions work?

By: admin / April 10, 2017

There are many aspects to cover when a lawyer is preparing a case for trial. From the beginning, the lawyer will develop a theme or strategy for her case. The lawyer will utilize the theme as a foundation of the case. Everything done in preparation for the trial should be done with this theme in […]

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Do I still have a claim if the accident is partially my fault?

By: admin / April 9, 2017

Many people think they do not have a claim for personal injuries following an auto accident when the mishap is their fault, but this is not always the case. While an injured claimant can be denied coverage for personal injuries in some instances when the accident is an intentional act, states like New York have […]

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Hit And Run Accident Lawyers

By: admin / April 8, 2017

Everyday millions of people go about their day, driving to work , school and other activities. Because there are so many vehicles on the road, accidents are common. While most drivers are responsible and stop when they hit another vehicle, some are not and they leave the scene. In many cases, victims are left with […]

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Hit And Run Accident Lawyers

By: admin / April 6, 2017

Everyday millions of people go about their day, driving to work , school and other activities. Because there are so many vehicles on the road, accidents are common. While most drivers are responsible and stop when they hit another vehicle, some are not and they leave the scene. In many cases, victims are left with […]

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Do I still have a claim if the accident is partially my fault?

By: admin / April 4, 2017

Many people think they do not have a claim for personal injuries following an auto accident when the mishap is their fault, but this is not always the case. While an injured claimant can be denied coverage for personal injuries in some instances when the accident is an intentional act, states like New York have […]

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How do depositions work?

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Here’s a guest blog posts from Zooomr, a car leasing tech startup that deals with new car leases and ends car leases early. There are many aspects to cover when a lawyer is preparing a case for trial. From the beginning, the lawyer will develop a theme or strategy for her case. The lawyer will […]

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Fatal car accident lawyers

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As per the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, there were 35,092 traffic fatalities in the United States in 2015. Of those, 1,121 occurred in the State of New York. When a family member dies as a result of the carelessness and negligence of another person or entity, there’s a profound impact on his or her […]

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How soon do I need to notify people about my intention to file a claim for my accident injuries?


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After a car accident, there are time limits for when you should complete parts of the process. For example, immediately after an accident with injuries, you’ll want to visit a doctor or have an ambulance take you to the hospital. You don’t want to delay because that will hurt your chances at recovery. If you […]

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How Do I Decide Whether to Sue or Settle?

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There is no doubt that your have sustained a personal injury due to the negligence or actions of another party. What remains to be decided is whether you are willing to settle with that responsible party or pursue the matter in court. While you do have the option of making a decision on your own, […]

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How do I know if I have a personal injury claim?

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If you have been injured, it can often be difficult to determine in your mind if you want to make a claim against another party. You might feel that you were responsible for the accident in the first place, but this could be faulty thinking. There are legal protections put into place to make sure […]

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How quickly should I retain an attorney?

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When you have been injured in any type of accident, it is very important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible after the event has occurred. Speaking with an attorney soon after the event provides is beneficial to you and your case. Seeking legal representation at a later date may actually prevent you […]

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General Car Insurance Law Information Lawyers

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The laws of car insurance vary by state, but most require that you have at least minimal coverage in the event that you are in an accident. You need to be able to show proof that you have car insurance if you are ever pulled over or involved in an accident. If you don’t have […]

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How will my case affect my government benefits (Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps)


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When you are injured because of the negligence of an individual or company, you may be entitled to compensation for the injuries. Are you receiving Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare or Medicaid, or food stamps? These benefits can be affected by an award that you receive as a result of your personal injury. […]

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Is there a statute of limitations for personal injury cases?

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There is a common legal rule used in every state that limits the time a victim has to file a lawsuit. It is known as the statute of limitations. This determines the amount of time between when an incident occurs, and a victim has to file a lawsuit for compensation. Should an accident victim not […]

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How much will you charge me for handling my case?


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When a client meets with a personal injury lawyer for the first time, the potential clients always have the same question: “How much will you charge me for handling my case?” Because each personal injury case is complex and has a variety of different circumstances, there’s no set answer to that question. The only thing […]

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How much of my time would a lawsuit involve? How long will it take?

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Working with a personal injury lawyer to file a claim, also termed a lawsuit, is common for victims of others’ neglect or wrongdoing. The attorney handles the legal aspects of filing a case, such as determining whether a legal breach has occurred and whether compensation can be collected on behalf of the victim. Legal pleadings, […]

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How will my case affect my health insurance?

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You get in your car to head out for a day and never see an accident coming. That’s how it happens. No one ever expects an accident, and it’s never something you can say you saw coming. When an accident occurs, you might be very lucky and experience no injuries. The best thing you can […]

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Full Tort vs Limited Tort Insurance Lawyers

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One question that can make a tremendous difference in your personal injury case is the type of insurance coverage that you have. If you do not know what you have, or do not know the difference in policies, now is the time to learn before you are in an automobile accident with insufficient coverage. In […]

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How much is my case worth?

By: admin / April 3, 2017

Not everyone involved in a car accident makes the choice to file a lawsuit, but those who do want to know how much their case is worth. Not all accidents are worth much, and not all accidents are worthy of a lawsuit. A personal injury attorney is the best person to approach with this question, […]

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How much of my medical expenses and lost wages will PIP pay?

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Personal Injury Protection is one of those insurance policies that many people choose to carry. It’s the kind of policy that helps you pay for your lost wages and medical expenses following an accident, and it can help you get through a financially challenging time in your life when something occurs. Whether you were to […]

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How Long Does It Take to Resolve a Personal Injury Case

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If you are injured during any type of accident and enlist the services of a personal injury lawyer, you may wonder how long it will take to settle your case. In many cases, you will want the case to be settled as soon as possible; therefore, you can go on about your normal routines. In […]

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How much will this cost?

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If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you have questions. The list is probably pretty long, but one of the most important questions you’ll ask is how much it will cost if you hire a personal injury attorney. The question is common, and it’s not one you should be embarrassed to ask. You’re paying […]

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How long does it take to resolve a personal injury case?

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Here’s a great article by Dante, the CMO of FoundVapes, a tier 1 e juice company. If you are injured during any type of accident and enlist the services of a personal injury lawyer, you may wonder how long it will take to settle your case. In many cases, you will want the case to […]

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Head-On Collisions Lawyers

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A head-on collision is perhaps one of the most dangerous types of car accidents that could occur. There are a few different causes to the accident, and there are various ways that an attorney can handle the incident and the recovery for medical bills and other compensation after the accident. In many cases, there are […]

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DUI And DWI Accidents Lawyers

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Here’s a great article by Aaron Wallenstein, a premier NYC DWI attorney. If you’ve been arrested and charged with DWI, you’re no doubt wondering what the next steps are. You know that you need legal representation, but you’re not sure what to do otherwise. The problem worsens if you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle […]

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If the insurance company wants me to see their doctor, do I have to see them?

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Medical issues, injuries, and personal injury cases are complex, and many people have no idea just what they are required to do and what they are not. Do you know what rights you have in a personal injury case? Do you know who is working for you, who is working for themselves, and who has […]

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How long will it take to obtain compensation for my injuries?

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If there is one question accident victims ask most frequently, it’s how long it will take to receive compensation for their injuries. Filing a lawsuit against a driver who caused an accident that might change your life forever isn’t a quick process, and compensation doesn’t come immediately. Unfortunately, there is no right or wrong answer […]

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If I was injured on the job, do I still have a personal injury claim?

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While most work-related injuries fall under workers compensation insurance,are several circumstances when a worker can file for a person injury claim as well. This will also depend on the statutes of the sate where the injury occurred.The most common examples include and are not limited to: • Defective product injuries: if the injury sustained is […]

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How soon should I get a lawyer?

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One of the most common questions people have following a car accident is how soon they should hire an attorney. As personal injury attorneys, we see it all from minor accidents to major accidents in which lives are lost and families are forever changed. There is no right or wrong answer to this question, and […]

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Have you been contacted by an insurance company for a statement?

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Your rights following a car accident aren’t typically known to you. You don’t have any reason to get to know them beforehand, because you don’t plan on being involved in a car accident. It happens all the time, and many victims end up unsure what to do following an accident. If you are involved in […]

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I was hurt on someone else’s property, do I have a claim?

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When you’re injured on real estate that’s owned or occupied by somebody else, the law of premises liability applies. Most of the time people will think about a slip and fall or trip and fall in this context, but the law of premises liability contemplates any unsafe condition. The owner or occupier of a premises […]

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Do I need to hire a personal injury attorney?

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When you suffer an injury as a result of another person’s negligence, one of the things you will contemplate is whether to hire a lawyer or handle the case by yourself. While it is not mandatory to seek legal counsel, there are certain cases when it is advisable to do so. The tricky part about […]

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If the insurance company wants me to see their doctor, do I have to see them?

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Medical issues, injuries, and personal injury cases are complex, and many people have no idea just what they are required to do and what they are not. Do you know what rights you have in a personal injury case? Do you know who is working for you, who is working for themselves, and who has […]

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I’ve been hurt in an accident and I want to file a claim for my injuries. What’s the first thing I should do?

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Accidents happen all the time, and many people aren’t sure what to do when they occur. If you’re involved in an accident, there is an appropriate timeline to handle the situation. The first thing you do, if you are able to do it, is contact the police to file a report. This is one of […]

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How much does it cost to speak with you about my situation?

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Money is a deciding factor in the lives of many people, and it helps to know you can hire a personal injury attorney without paying a fee for the initial visit. When you’re injured in a car accident or other accident, it’s natural to want to speak with someone about your injuries. You want to […]

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How will my car get fixed?

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This article is from Joel Farar, a fellow personal injury lawyer. If your injuries were minor resulting from a car accident, the most important thing on your mind is probably your vehicle. Even if your injuries were serious, you must think about your vehicle. Most people don’t have an option but to have a car […]

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How long will my case take?


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Personal injury victims are understandably concerned about the processing of a legal claim against the person or entity responsible for their injuries and related expenses. Medical bills may begin to accrue immediately following an accident or the manifestation of symptoms or health-related issues. Lost job wages can severely impact the well-being of a family or […]

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Do I Still Have a Case if Health Insurance Pays My Medical Bills?

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Here’s an article shared with us by fellow NYC personal injury attorney Steve Raiser. All sorts of expenses arise as the result of a personal injury. When there is a person or entity responsible for that injury, you do have the right to seek damages in a court of law. One question many people have […]

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I didn’t think I was hurt, but now I feel horrible. What do I do?

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Vehicle accidents are difficult whether they’re minor or they’re serious. You’re confused, upset, stressed over the entire situation, and you have no idea what to do when you’re involved in an accident. You probably think you know until you find yourself in a situation like this, and then you realize you’re not entirely certain what […]

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Do I really need a lawyer if I’m hurt in a car accident?

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When someone has been hurt in a traffic accident, the question will often arise as to whether it is necessary or advisable to hire an attorney to resolve any possible claim. Attorneys are frequently willing to represent auto accident clients on a contingency fee basis, meaning the charge for their services will be based on […]

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Do I need an attorney or can I handle the claim myself?

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Here’s a great article from Todd Spodek, a fellow NYC lawyer. Many people will always think twice before hiring an attorney to represent them on a claim. This is a popular feeling especially if you don’t fancy long legal proceedings and are willing to take any reasonable settlement and go on with life. While this […]

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I don’t like the thought of having to sue somebody and am not looking to get rich quick.

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There are always people looking for the fastest, easiest ways to earn a quick buck, and getting rich quick is an ideal situation in the minds of many people. This society is one in which people will jump at the opportunity to file a lawsuit and reach a settlement, and it makes those who have […]

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Who determines who is responsible for a traffic accident?

By: admin / March 14, 2017

Every day thousands of people are involved in traffic accidents around the country. Many are minor fender benders in which no one is seriously hurt, but some accidents are more serious. This leaves many people injured, most people annoyed, and everyone inconvenienced. It’s a long process to deal with a car accident no matter how […]

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What Types of Information Will Insurance Adjusters Seek?

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When anyone is injured and files a claim with an insurance provider, an adjuster is assigned to the case. The ultimate goal is to determine if the claim is legitimate and if some type of benefit should be tendered to the injured party. During the course of evaluating the claim, an insurance adjuster will seek […]

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If I am injured while riding my bicycle, can I sue the driver that hit me?

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When you get onto your bicycle to ride for fun or for a purpose, you don’t expect a vehicle to hit you. There are laws in place to protect those who ride their bikes on the road, and drivers and bicyclists alike are required to adhere to those rules. When a bicyclist is hit by […]

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If I am injured by a motor vehicle or a loved one is killed as a pedestrian, can I sue the motor vehicle that hit my family member or me?

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Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians are almost always more devastating than other accidents. When a vehicle hits a pedestrian, it’s thousands of pounds of excessive force hitting a person who is walking, riding a bike, or standing still. The force is often strong enough to cause immediate death depending on how fast the vehicle is […]

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What is Medical Malpractice?

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While studies vary, there is no doubt that medical malpractice results in negative consequences for patients in large numbers. Depending on which study is cited, up to a 100,000 patients per year in the United States alone will die because of the actions of a medical professional. Others may sustain injuries or live with worsened […]

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I was in a car accident and the air bags in my car didn’t deploy. Do I have a case against the car manufacturer?

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Were you in a car accident but your car’s airbags didn’t deploy? You may have a case against the manufacturer. Every year, defective products cause numerous injuries in the United States. If you’ve been hurt due to a defective product, you may have a product liability case. Product liability law takes into account who should […]

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Should I Accept Payment From The At-Fault Driver Or At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Company?

By: admin / March 13, 2017

If you are involved in a car accident that is not your fault, you are obviously entitled to some kind of financial compensation. At a minimum, you can expect your car to be either repaired or replaced and for your medical bills to be taken care of. Depending on the severity of the accident itself, […]

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When Should I Settle My Case?

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This article is by Edmond El Dabe, a premier Los Angeles personal injury attorney. Settling your case means that you are accepting compensation from the insurance company for the injuries and losses you were subjected to by or because of their client. When you accept a settlement the insurance company is no longer obligated to […]

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Benefits of trade show displays

By: admin / February 4, 2017

Trade shows have become an international sensation with the general public and many years of research explain why. In case you’re in the dark about what a trade show is, here’s one of the briefest definitions possible: An exhibition where businesses in a specific industry promote their products. Businesses should never shy away from the […]

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Marc Albert and Subway Platform Attack Victim Featured on the Today Show

By: admin / September 3, 2015

Marc Albert joins his client on the Today Show. You can read the full article and watch the Today Show video here.

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Personal Injury Law Q&A with PIX 11 News

By: admin / August 12, 2015

On February 25, 2015, Marc S. Albert was interviewed by PIX 11 correspondent Kirstin Cole at the PIX 11 News studio. The format of the interview was a Q&A in which PIX 11 viewers could send in questions for Mr. Albert on a variety of subjects in personal injury and medical malpractice law. The viewership […]

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Daily News Coverage of 2012 Pizza Delivery Attack

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Daily News Coverage of 2012 Pizza Delivery Attack. Click here for the full story.

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New York Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

By: admin / August 6, 2015

There are time-sensitive deadlines, called statutes of limitations, which restrict the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit. These statutes of limitations vary from state to state as well as by case type. If you do not file your case before this deadline passes, you will no longer be eligible to receive compensation […]

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MARC S. ALBERT – PERSONAL INJURY LAW Q&A WITH PIX 11 NEWS

By: admin / February 25, 2015

On February 25, 2015, Marc S. Albert was interviewed by PIX 11 correspondent Kirstin Cole at the PIX 11 News studio.   The format of the interview was a Q&A in which PIX 11 viewers could send in questions for Mr. Albert on a variety of subjects in personal injury and medical malpractice law.  The […]

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New York Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

By: admin / August 30, 2013

There are time-sensitive deadlines, called statutes of limitations, which restrict the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit. These statutes of limitations vary from state to state as well as by case type. If you do not file your case before this deadline passes, you will no longer be eligible to receive compensation […]

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5 Most Common Driver Distractions Resulting in Car Accidents

By: admin / August 15, 2013

Our increased reliance on handheld electronic devices in recent years has resulted in more ways for drivers to be distracted than ever before. These distractions present a growing danger to other drivers and passengers on the road. According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Virginia Tech Transportation […]

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Nerve Damage and Paralysis

By: admin / August 6, 2013

Nerve damage caused by a spinal cord injury can have catastrophic, life-altering consequences. One potential issue that often results from nerve damage is paralysis, a loss of function of one or more muscle groups. In many instances paralysis is permanent, requiring a lifetime of daily care for the victim. Some of the most common causes […]

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4 Elements of a Personal Injury Case

By: admin / August 1, 2013

If you have been injured due to the negligent actions of another, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your damages in a personal injury lawsuit. In order to build a strong case that achieves a successful outcome, you must be able to prove four essential elements: Duty of care – Your personal injury […]

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Forklift Accidents

By: admin / July 22, 2013

Forklifts are commonly used at construction sites, warehouses, and other industrial workplaces. They are also one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment found at these work sites. Forklift accidents can result in catastrophic injuries for both forklift operators and other workers who are involved in the accident. There are many different causes of forklift […]

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What Can I Do if I was the Victim of a Crime?

By: admin / July 19, 2013

The aftermath of a violent crime can be overwhelming for the victim. The emotional and psychological trauma, medical expenses, and lost wages as you recover from your injuries can take their toll on you and your family. Fortunately, New York State law affords you certain rights and protections, and you may be entitled to recover […]

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Inclement Weather and Bus Accidents

By: admin / July 15, 2013

Weather conditions often have a significant impact on drivers in the New York City metropolitan area. Hard, driving rain in the warmer months and snowy, icy roads in the winter can lead to treacherous road conditions. This is especially true for buses. Due to the large size and weight of buses, they require a greater […]

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Non-Traumatic Brain Injury

By: admin / July 12, 2013

You do not have to suffer a violent blow to the head to develop a brain injury. It is also possible to suffer a non-traumatic brain injury, which is typically caused by: Carbon monoxide poisoning Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease Drug abuse Brain tumors Infections such as meningitis or encephalitis which cause brain swelling Oxygen deprivation […]

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Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law

By: admin / July 8, 2013

The government has enacted laws which protect consumers and provide remedies when they are injured by defective products. Manufacturers have an obligation to make sure their products are safe when used as intended, and they must warn consumers of any risks associated with the use of their products. When this obligation is not met and […]

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Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

By: admin / July 5, 2013

Cerebral palsy is a condition that effects a person’s coordination, muscle control, and body movement. It is most commonly caused when a baby doesn’t receive enough oxygen to the brain during delivery. Symptoms of cerebral palsy can vary greatly from person to person, and they gradually develop over a child’s first 2-3 years of development. […]

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

By: admin / July 1, 2013

It is never easy to lose a loved one. However, coping with an unexpected death is even more painful when it was caused by the negligent actions of another. Feelings of confusion and frustration are common, and you most likely have many unanswered questions. While no amount of money can truly compensate you for your […]

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Emergency Room Errors

By: admin / June 28, 2013

Emergency rooms are some of the most fast-paced, chaotic, and stressful work environments. In many instances, emergency room patients are facing very serious, potentially life-threatening conditions which must be treated promptly and correctly. As a result, emergency room staff have very little margin for error. Emergency room personnel are trained to think quickly and perform […]

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Who is Liable in a Truck Accident?

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Recovering compensation after being injured in a truck accident is significantly more complicated than with claims associated with other types of motor vehicle accidents. Damage is typically more extensive and injuries are typically more severe, increasing the insurance limits associated with these claims. But most importantly, truck accident claims are particularly complex due to the […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Children

By: admin / June 26, 2013

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) present certain unique complications when they impact children that are not present when an adult suffers a brain injury. In many instances, impairments and symptoms may continue to develop gradually as your child enters adolescence and begins to use the damaged portion of their brain more. These developmental and behavioral issues […]

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What is Product Liability Law?

By: admin / June 24, 2013

Our legal system provides protections to consumers who have been injured by defective products. The area of law which governs these cases is called product liability. Product liability laws require manufacturers to make sure their products are safe when used as intended. When this obligation is not fulfilled and you are injured as a result, […]

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What Happens after I Contact a Wrongful Death Lawyer?

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If you believe your loved one’s death was caused by the negligent actions of another, it is important to consult an attorney at once. While you will undoubtedly have many other pressing concerns on your mind, speaking with an experienced wrongful death lawyer will ensure your rights are protected. The first step in the process […]

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Defective Tires and Car Accidents

By: admin / June 21, 2013

Your tires are one of the most important components of your vehicle. They are responsible for providing stability and control on the road, especially during adverse weather conditions. When a tire fails, it often results in a devastating car accident. Unfortunately, many tire failures are the result of design or manufacturing defects. In fact, many […]

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Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Car Accidents

By: admin / June 20, 2013

Drivers in New York are required to carry an auto insurance policy which covers both personal injury and property damage to others when they are liable for a car accident. Unfortunately, this law is often disregarded, leaving many car accident victims with hefty bills to pay. For this reason, it is crucial that you purchase […]

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How Do You Decide Who’s at Fault in a Car Accident?

By: admin / June 17, 2013

Determining fault in a car accident is crucial to your ability to recover compensation for damages. Unfortunately, this is not always an easy task. The events of a car accident move very quickly and the stress associated with an accident often makes it difficult to think clearly. It is important to work with an experienced […]

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Pedestrian Accidents

By: admin / April 30, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that every eight minutes, a pedestrian is injured in a car accident. Considering the potential for serious injuries when a pedestrian is hit by a moving vehicle, this figure is very alarming. In many instances, pedestrian accidents are caused by the negligent actions of a driver. Some […]

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Drug and Alcohol Use among Truck Drivers

By: admin / April 25, 2013

When a truck driver gets into his vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol, the consequences can be deadly. Many large commercial trucks weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. It’s frightening to consider the devastating accidents that can occur when a truck driver is under the influence. Federal trucking regulations strictly prohibit truck drivers from […]

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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

By: admin / April 22, 2013

Experiencing a bad outcome during a medical procedure does not necessarily mean that medical malpractice occurred. Many treatments and procedures are accompanied by some degree of risk and complications are sometimes an unfortunate consequence, even in situations when excellent care was provided. In order to have a valid medical malpractice case, your injury must be […]

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Emergency Room Errors

By: admin / April 17, 2013

Emergency rooms are very fast paced, stressful environments. The patients who seek emergency room care have often suffered serious, potentially life threatening injuries or illnesses. As a result, emergency room staff must be able to think quickly in order to make the proper assessments and decisions that will save these patients. It is easy to […]

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Anesthesia Errors

By: admin / April 16, 2013

Anesthesia is an important component of many medical procedures, enabling your medical team to more safely and effectively complete your procedure. Anesthesia also improves your comfort during the procedure, helping provide the best possible experience. However, there are often risks associated with anesthesia. In order to ensure that you do not suffer a serious injury, […]

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Family of Former All-Pro Junior Seau Files Brain Injury Lawsuit against NFL

By: admin / March 31, 2013

The widow and surviving children of former All-Pro NFL linebacker Junior Seau have recently filed a brain injury lawsuit against the NFL. The family claims Seau’s suicide last year was caused by a brain disease he suffered due to repeated blows to the head while playing football. An autopsy of Seau’s brain found that he […]

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Texting and Driving

By: admin / February 28, 2013

Texting while driving is one of the most common driver distractions. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most dangerous. In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence suggesting that texting while driving places the lives of others in serious jeopardy: According to a report in the New York Times, you are […]

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Injuries to the Brain Stem

By: admin / February 22, 2013

The brain stem is the lower portion of the brain that connects the brain to the spinal cord. While small in size, it is one of the most important parts of your body. All information passing between the brain and your body’s organs goes through the brain stem, making its role in regulating vital bodily […]

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Medical Malpractice in Nursing Homes

By: admin / February 20, 2013

One of the most important functions performed by a nursing home is to provide medical care for residents who require this care as part of their daily routine. This may include dispensing daily medications, diagnosing new conditions as they arise, and addressing other everyday medical concerns. Unfortunately, many nursing homes fail to provide the high […]

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Whiplash Injuries

By: admin / February 18, 2013

Whiplash is a neck injury that commonly occurs during car accidents, particularly rear-end or head-on collisions. During these types of car accidents, it is common for your head to abruptly and violently snap forward and backward, creating a whipping motion in your neck that can damage the muscles and ligaments in the region. You don’t […]

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Why Do You Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

By: admin / February 15, 2013

When a doctor, nurse, hospital staff member, or other medical professional acts negligently and delivers care that fails to meet the standards established by the medical profession, it constitutes medical malpractice. Often the injuries occurring from medical malpractice are very serious, even life altering. Yet only a small number of these victims actually seek legal […]

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Drug and Alcohol Use among Truck Drivers

By: admin / February 11, 2013

When a truck driver gets into his vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol, the consequences can be deadly. Many large commercial trucks weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. It’s frightening to consider the devastating accidents that can occur when a truck driver is under the influence. Federal trucking regulations strictly prohibit truck drivers from […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Medical Malpractice

By: admin / February 6, 2013

Any doctor can make a mistake, and cosmetic surgeons are no exception. While cosmetic surgeons must be highly skilled and precise to deliver the results their patients are seeking, it is still possible for them to make an error during the procedure or deliver negligent, substandard care. When this happens, the results can be catastrophic, […]

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Truck Driver Fatigue

By: admin / February 5, 2013

Driving while fatigued is always dangerous, but it is even more so when the driver is operating a semi-truck. The large size and weight of trucks makes them more difficult to maneuver and stop during adverse driving conditions. As a result, truck drivers have very little margin for error, and driving while fatigued is simply […]

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Emergency Room Errors

By: admin / January 31, 2013

Emergency rooms are very fast paced, stressful environments. The patients who seek emergency room care have often suffered serious, potentially life threatening injuries or illnesses. As a result, emergency room staff must be able to think quickly in order to make the proper assessments and decisions that will save these patients. It is easy to […]

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Anesthesia Errors

By: admin / January 28, 2013

Anesthesia is an important component of many medical procedures, enabling your medical team to more safely and effectively complete your procedure. Anesthesia also improves your comfort during the procedure, helping provide the best possible experience. However, there are often risks associated with anesthesia. In order to ensure that you do not suffer a serious injury, […]

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QUEENS FATAL CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS ONCE AGAIN UNDERSCORES THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY

By: admin / January 25, 2013

Two catastophic construction accidents in the month of January, both in Queens, New York, have once again underscored the importance of construction site safety.  The State of New York has long employed a bevy of Labor Laws which were specifically designed to protect construction workers and to avoid accidents resulting in serious injury and death.  The Labor […]

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Brain Injury Recovery and Rehabilitation

By: admin / January 24, 2013

Recovery and rehabilitation after a brain injury involves two separate processes: Restoration of brain functions that were impaired due to the injury Learning how to do things differently when these functions cannot be properly restored Just as all brain injuries are unique, the process for recovery and rehabilitation will also be unique for each patient. […]

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Rights of DUI Car Accident Victims

By: admin / January 22, 2013

When someone who has been drinking chooses to get behind the wheel of a car, they are doing much more than just breaking the law. They are also putting the lives of all others on the road in jeopardy. Alcohol can severely impair a driver’s vision, reflexes, reaction time, and decision making skills. In many […]

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Financial Abuse and Exploitation of the Elderly

By: admin / January 18, 2013

Nursing home abuse can take many different forms. One common way that nursing home residents are taken advantage of is through financial abuse. When a nursing home staff member uses their power to improperly use a resident’s funds, assets, or property for their own personal benefit, it constitutes financial abuse. Common examples of financial abuse […]

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How Much Does the FDA Do in Approving Medical Devices?

By: admin / January 16, 2013

Many people assume that the medical devices used in their surgical procedures have been rigorously tested when receiving approval by the FDA. This would make sense, considering the important role these devices play in the success of your procedure. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. In reality, most medical devices have only undergone minimal testing, […]

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HELP IS AVAILABLE IN NEW YORK FOR VICTIMS OF CRIMES

By: admin / November 1, 2012

Every day in New York, there are countless New York citizens that become innocent victims of crimes. These victims are often faced with a multitude of difficult questions that they simply dont have answers to. Who is going to pay for their medical bills? How can they support their families if they are unable to […]

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Canadian Tour Bus Accident in New Jersey Raises Questions of Bus Safety

By: admin / October 25, 2012

Yet another catastrophic bus accident, this one occurring early in the morning hours on Saturday, October 6th on eastbound Interstate 80 in Wayne, New Jersey is once again raising questions  about the safety of charter bus trips coming into the New York metropolitan area and about the adequacy of Canadian bus company training of their […]

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LAW OFFICES OF MARC S. ALBERT FILES SUIT ON BEHALF OF VICTIM OF BRUTAL RAPE

By: admin / October 18, 2012

On October 18, 2012, the Law Offices of Marc S. Albert filed suit against several defendants on behalf of a 35 year old single mother who was brutally raped on September 29, 2012 inside her Upper West Side Apartment as her 7 year old daughter was sleeping beside her. The case was filed in Supreme […]

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Medical Malpractice Due to Misdiagnosis of a Condition

By: admin / October 1, 2012

According to several studies, approximately 40% of medical malpractice cases are caused by a failure to diagnose a condition. A failure to properly diagnose certain conditions such as cancer or a heart attack can potentially have life-threatening consequences. However, even failing to diagnose more common conditions such as an infection can result in serious injuries […]

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Defective Tires and Car Accidents

By: admin / September 21, 2012

When consumers buy tires, they rightfully expect those tires to be safe for a reasonable period of time when properly maintained. Yet defective tires play a role in thousands of car accidents each year. If you were injured in a traffic collision caused by faulty tires, New York car accident attorney Marc S. Albert is […]

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Whiplash Injuries

By: admin / August 21, 2012

Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries, and its severity is often downplayed by insurance adjusters. If you suffered whiplash or other bodily harm in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, New York personal injury attorney Marc S. Albert may be able to help you pursue financial compensation […]

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Overloaded Truck Accidents

By: admin / August 15, 2012

Overloaded trucks pose an immediate threat to everyone on the road. An overloaded trailer is more prone to rollover, which is a common cause of truck accidents. Overloaded trucks also have more momentum, are difficult to steer, and may not be able to brake as easily as those loaded properly. There are legal regulations on […]

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Most Common Car Accident Injuries

By: admin / August 10, 2012

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 3,335,800 people across the country are injured in car accidents every year. The nature and severity of car accident injuries vary based on a variety of factors, including: The location of the impact The speed of each vehicle at the time of the car accident […]

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NO FAULT COVERAGE: WHAT TO KNOW

By: admin / August 6, 2012

One of the most important parts of any New York motor vehicle insurance policy is coverage that is known as “No Fault”.  No Fault coverage is critically important because it is the portion of the car insurance policy that steps in to pay for medical and hospital bills incurred as a result of injuries sustained […]

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Proving Fault in an Accident in New York City

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When you are involved in any type of accident that results in personal injury, the responsible party will need to be identified for purposes of compensation. However, proving fault in New York City may not be as black and white as it first appears. No-Fault Insurance New York is one of a dozen states with […]

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Amusement Park Safety

By: admin / August 3, 2012

The summer months are a great time to enjoy the rollercoasters and other attractions at amusement parks in your area. Whether you go to a large theme park or just enjoy some rides at your local town carnival, it is important to remember that safety comes first. While rare, amusement park injuries do occur. According […]

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TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENTS: PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS

By: admin / July 17, 2012

Motor vehicle accidents involving tractor trailers are unfortunately far too common.  Because of the sheer size of these vehicles, the difficulty in maneuvering them in and out of traffic and the long hours that their drivers are generally on the road, accidents involving tractor trailers seem to happen regularly. Even more concerning is the fact […]

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JULY 4TH OYSTER BAY BOATING ACCIDENT TRAGICALLY TAKES THE LIVES OF 3 CHILDREN

By: admin / July 10, 2012

A tragedy unfolded following a July 4th fireworks display on the waters near Oyster Bay, Long Island.  The “Candi One” a 34 foot Silverton vessel was carrying 27 people at the time and was heading home following the fireworks display when it capsized propelling 24 of its passengers into the water and trapping 3 children (ages […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

By: admin / June 29, 2012

If you have suffered a jolt to the head or neck, you should be on the lookout for the symptoms of traumatic brain injury. You may think that you are fine, but you should understand that brain injury can occur even if your skull is not fractured. It can even occur when you have not […]

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

By: admin / June 25, 2012

If you have recently been injured by the negligence of another, choosing the right personal injury attorney will be one of the most important decisions you make. The skill and experience of your attorney will play a major role in your ability to maximize your compensation. When facing the financial burdens associated with costly medical […]

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Tragedy Strikes Another Family at Montefiore

By: admin / June 18, 2012

On June, 11, 2012, the Law Offices of Marc S. Albert filed a medical malpractice case in the Supreme Court, Bronx County on behalf of 68 year old Patricia Imperati for catastrophic injuries which she suffered as a result of sub-standard medical care that was rendered to her at Montefiore Medical Center, where she had originally been […]

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Finding a Good Personal Injury Attorney

By: admin / June 11, 2012

If you have recently been injured by the negligence of another, choosing the right personal injury attorney will be one of the most important decisions you make. The skill and experience of your attorney will play a major role in your ability to maximize your compensation. When facing the financial burdens associated with costly medical […]

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Motor Vehicle Coverage Most Don’t Know About, But Should…

By: admin / March 5, 2012

There are several different sections of any New York motor vehicle insurance policy.  It is under the No Fault section of the policy that medical bills are paid on behalf of an individual that has been injured in a motor vehicle accident and lost wages reimbursed.  The property damage section of the policy provides coverage […]

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Do I have a Personal Injury Case?

By: admin / December 16, 2011

Serving New York If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your damages. Marc Albert has been fighting for the rights of personal injury victims in New York for more than 15 years, and he will review your case free of […]

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