31 10, 2023

What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ in a Personal Injury Case

2023-10-31T13:11:42-04:00personal injury|

While the term "pain and suffering" is familiar to most, its legal implications may not be widely understood. In the context of a personal injury lawsuit, pain and suffering plays a crucial role, aiming to provide compensation to the plaintiff for losses stemming from physical pain and emotional distress resulting from an injury. This legal concept falls under the category of non-economic or "general" damages, which is not exactly meant to cover losses from expenses

9 09, 2021

Syracuse Delivery Driver Accident Injuries – Who Pays?

2021-10-03T14:03:06-04:00personal injury, slip fall personal injury|

Every day there are thousands of deliveries made to private residences, office buildings, retail stores, and warehouses. Especially in the last year, there has become a huge increase in online shipping and you can see this in the delivery drivers you see every day. While some delivery drivers are full-time employees, there are others that work as independent contractors. Either type has one common thing in common. They both are at high risk of injury

13 05, 2021

Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Court?

2021-05-13T09:17:36-04:00personal injury|

It can seem intimidating for many when they think they may have to go to court. For some people, the fear of having to go to court is what keeps them from seeking legal help after they sustain a personal injury from a car accident. They often feel that if they file a claim with a Syracuse personal injury lawyer, their case will end up going into a courtroom. The truth is, the personal injury

7 10, 2020

Personal Injury Law FAQ

2020-10-23T11:54:10-04:00personal injury, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

If you have been injured and the other party is at fault, you may have a valid personal injury claim. Undoubtedly you probably have question like many in your circumstance do when filing your claim and its potential. By meeting with an experience personal injury lawyer, you can get the answers to your question that relate to your specific case. We are listing her some of the general answers to some of the most common

15 11, 2018

Tips for Driving Safely This Winter

2018-11-15T14:56:32-05:00personal injury, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Winter has definitely arrived in Syracuse and Central New York, with snow and ice having already begun. Driving in bad weather is always a challenge when there is snow and ice on the roadways. All to often drivers forget to use extra caution and sometimes drivers are not prepared or accustomed to these types of road conditions. Weather related crashes can be particularly stressful around the holiday season. If you look back at 2012, bad

15 10, 2018

Facebook Can Destroy Your Personal Injury Claim

2018-10-15T09:32:17-04:00personal injury, Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Social Media Can Hurt Your New York Personal Injury Claim. Today people are connecting in so many ways thanks to social media. These social media sites like Facebook can be accessed over the internet by virtually anyone. Defendants and their attorneys will search for information on your Facebook page to hurt your personal injury claim. If you have been involved in a car accident in Syracuse, New York or surrounding areas and file a personal

6 04, 2017

Forced Arbitration: Is Justice Really Served?

2024-01-03T15:24:17-05:00Negligence, personal injury|

Today more and more businesses and corporations are adding arbitration clauses to shield themselves from liability. These clauses are usually hidden in consumer or employee contracts, job offers, cell phone or cable service agreements, nursing home contracts, cruise ship contracts; the list goes on and on. Most people when they sign these types of documents or agreements are unaware that these clauses are there and by signing, they forfeit their rights. What do these forced