How personal injury lawyers can make your case. It’s not just the physical effects of an accident or injury that cause survivors pain. Emotional trauma can leave invisible wounds that take time to heal. If you’ve experienced emotional distress, a personal injury attorney can be your advocate in the New York court system.
When you have been injured at work, your employer may not discriminate against you for your temporary disability. In this case, discrimination includes terminating you or laying you off. However, if your employer has reason to believe that you cannot continue your duties as an employee and that belief is backed by medical evidence, they may be permitted to terminate you. An experienced New York personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the process and the law as it affects you.
If you’ve been permanently disabled by a work injury, you have rights under New York state law. As recently as 2012, the Workers’ Compensation Reform Task Force and Advisory Committee redid the state’s framework for determining workers’ loss of wage-earning capacity (LWEC).
If you commute in New York, you’re all too familiar with the molasses-like crawl that traffic can slow to during rush hour. Even at these slow-motion speeds, you’re still at risk for getting into an accident, and possibly sustaining a personal injury or damage to your vehicle.
Even if you think you are fully covered by a comprehensive auto insurance policy, a little-known policy add-on might put you and your passengers in danger in the case of an accident with an uninsured driver. Thanks to new legislation recently signed into law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, drivers can rest assured that […]