News

Jan
16
2018
A study out of Princeton University once found that “the psychological response to injury can trigger and/or unmask mental health issues, including depression and suicidal ideation, anxiety, disordered eating and substance abuse.” To that end, it is important for people who have been injured to engage in activities and treatment that keep them mentally healthy. One of the best ways to do this is to be active as possible, both in terms of physical activity and mental stimulation. Below are some tips to help you do so:
Jan
09
2018
With regard to dog bite law, New York is a “mixed” state. This means it combines the one-bite rule with strict liability rules. Owners of dogs not previously considered “dangerous” are strictly liable only for the medical or veterinary costs of the victim. For other types of damages, the state requires the victim to prove the dog had dangerous tendencies about which the owner was aware.
Jan
01
2018
Federal regulators recently launched a probe into reports that Ford Fusion steering wheels can occasionally become loose or fall off completely. The initial complaint came from an unidentified person in Georgia, who told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the steering wheel in a 2015 Ford Fusion fell into the driver’s lap while turning into a gas station. The alleged incident occurred September 23, 2017.
Dec
26
2017
What happens to money you get from a personal injury settlement if you go through a divorce? The answer depends on a variety of factors, including the way the money was allocated in the settlement, the date of the injury, the date of your divorce and/or when you and your spouse first separated.
Dec
22
2017
A New York Daily News exclusive report brought one of our client’s stories to light, this Tuesday, December 19th. Charles Gunkel, a graphic designer from Stuyvesant Town, was hit by a 2017 Dodge SUV driven by Detective Christopher Edwards when crossing avenue C towards E. 20th St. Mr. Gunkel didn’t plan on suing the city for damages, but the continuous pain, memory loss, physical therapy for his back problems and broken toe, added to the fact that the police filed a report claiming he caused the accident, brought him to seek justice.