How Much Is My Workers’ Compensation Case Worth? A frustrated worker in Syracuse called our office recently. A couple of years ago he was injured while on the job, and his case was close to being completed. His frustration came from his lawyer who wouldn’t give him any idea what amount he would receive for his settlement. He came to us hoping to get some insight. Firstly, let's be clear: no attorney should tell you
Contingency based fees are the standard payment arrangement between a personal injury attorney in New York and their clients. What this means is that you do not pay anything to hire an attorney in New York. A car accident lawyer only collects fees after you win your case and obtain compensation. A Syracuse car accident lawyer will represent you during this difficult time, fighting to make your life easier following an accident. Your Car Accident
How Long After A Car Accident Can You Sue in NY? The short answer is that in New York, you only have three years to sue. This statute of limitations can be shorter if the liable party is a government entity. There are other deadlines that can are also very short. An example of this are cases against a governmental / municipal entity that require a “Notice of Claim” within 90 days of the accident.
How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim in New York State? In New York, most cases of a statute of limitations on car accidents are three years. With that being said, the time you have to file a lawsuit against the other driver can vary. If you file a lawsuit outside of that time you may not be able to recover compensation. By talking to an experienced Syracuse car accident attorney,
New York Auto Accidents: Proving that the Other Driver Was at Fault In New York State, if you were in an accident that was caused by another driver in New York, you would need to prove they caused the accident and acted negligently behind the wheel. By building a strong case will allow you to pressure compensation for medical care, lost wages, property damages, pain and suffering, and more. Part of recovering the best possible
An Important Announcement re: COVID-19 Dear Clients, I want to provide you with an update as to what we are doing in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. First, please be assured that we are committed to our clients and are continuing to prosecute your cases during this critical time and will be working tirelessly to get you the justice you deserve. At the same time, we are also obligated to make sure we do
Workers Compensation: What If My Employer Fires Me? Nobody goes to work thinking, "Today I think I am going to get hurt." The sad truth is that accidents in the workplace do happen and having a way to protect yourself and your family is important while you recover. But what happens if you should lose your job? Can you still collect workers’ compensation benefits? In New York, you are entitled to have your related medical