8 05, 2017

Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks

2017-05-08T17:25:46-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Have you ever wondered why healthcare workers face higher injury risks? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the healthcare industry employs more than 18 million workers in the US. Out of these workers, over 80% of them are women. The healthcare industry is a very important job in our society and with that, those that work in healthcare also face a higher risk of non-fatal injury and illnesses compared to other

30 03, 2017

Personal Injury Cases: How Does the Process Work?

2017-03-30T09:58:28-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

One of the biggest questions people have when it comes to Personal Injury Cases is "How does the Process Work?" You may have some questions if you have been injured in an accident about what happens next. Often people ask themselves, “is my case worth anything?” “Could it go to trial?” “I’m not familiar with the legal process so who should I get help from with my claim?” We want to let you know that

9 03, 2017

Rental Car Insurance: To Buy or Not to Buy

2017-03-09T09:37:04-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers, Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Rental Car Insurance: What You Need to Know. With gas prices at a continuing affordable level, there is a good chance you may find yourself looking to rent a car to go on a weekend getaway (not to mention a business trip). There is also a question you may have and that is whether or not you should buy rental car insurance that is offered from the rental car company. Do you really need rental

25 01, 2017

What to Do Following a Personal Injury Accident

2017-01-25T15:28:49-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

When you are involved in a personal injury arising from an accident caused by the fault of another, you and your family will undoubtedly feel overwhelmed, which is a totally normal response. Not only are you dealing with the immediate effects of your injuries and their consequences, but being compensated for your injuries and finding your way through the insurance claims and legal system is a totally foreign situation for the vast majority of people

29 12, 2016

What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

2016-12-29T14:37:44-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

No two Syracuse personal injury cases are the same. Every client's injury claim is unique. The question we get asked most often by clients is what type of judgement can they obtain for the injuries and what amount of payment can they receive as a result of their accident.  The question is extremely difficult to answer when it comes to personal injury accident claims. Here are a few of the factors that must be taken

19 12, 2016

Five Insurance Company Tricks to Watch Out For

2016-12-19T14:32:51-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Beware These 5 Tricks Insurance Companies Play If you have ever been in a fender bender accident, probably one of the first things you did was call your insurance company. This is fine when dealing with a fender bender but when there are serious injuries you need to realize that you should not trust the insurance companies. So consider these five insurance company tricks and remember them if you are ever in a serious accident

5 12, 2016

Causation In Personal Injury Cases | Syracuse, New York Law Firm

2016-12-05T17:05:14-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

What is Causation and What Does It Mean? First of all we need to understand what causation is and how it relates to a personal injury case. If there is an accident it is the job of your Syracuse personal injury attorney to "connect" your injury to the accident. It might seem like an easy thing to do but the insurance company’s attorney is going to work to prove your injury is from a previous

28 11, 2016

Personal Injury Settlement Conference: What to Expect

2016-11-28T10:37:48-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Your Personal Injury Settlement Conference If you have a case that is going to court soon, it is more than likely that you will have to go through a personal injury settlement conference. In fact, most of the time courts will order both parties to meet and make some effort to settle a case in a settlement conference before they come to a trial. Most of the cases that go through a litigation process will

18 11, 2016

Recorded Statements & Medical Records Release

2016-11-18T16:20:23-05:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Should I Give the Insurance Company a Recorded Statement or Medical Records Release After an Accident? We have a lot of people call our personal injury lawyers at McMahon, Kublick, & Smith PC when they are involved in an accident. More often than not, one of the questions that comes up is when the insurance company of the other driver that caused an accident is requesting they give a "recorded statement" about the accident and

20 10, 2016

Understanding Damages in Your Personal Injury Case

2016-10-20T13:51:44-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

When it comes to New York personal injury law and understanding damages in your personal injury case, there are numerous unfamiliar terms used in the countless legal and medical documents in a personal injury case that can seem overwhelming to just about anyone. One area that can be confusing for many personal injury law clients is the compensation they are entitled to after they have been injured due to the negligence and conduct of someone