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May 2018 - Find Injury Law

Protections for victims of medical malpractice and their families

Find Injury Law | Friday, May 25, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can be a serious concern for patients and their families if the trust they have placed in their medical care is violated. Victims and their families who have suffered harm as a result of medical malpractice may have a claim for damages based on the liability of their medical care provider for the harm they have suffered. When a medical care provider, including a medical professional, hospital or even pharmaceutical company in some circumstances, has negligently caused harm...

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What prompts the most medical malpractice claims?

Find Injury Law | Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medicine is a complicated field. Every part or system of the body has its own specialists. Patients seeking care with what he or she thought was a common cold have been known to be redirected through a whole series of procedures and experts, only to come up dry on an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes those delays resulted in the patient becoming sicker or even dying. That's perhaps the stereotypical narrative many in New York city embrace when they imagine filing a...

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Study finds big jump in SUV-pedestrian fatalities in last 8 years

Find Injury Law | Friday, May 18, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury

SUV's are extremely popular. Between 2009 and 2016, the number of passenger vehicles registered, excluding SUVs, decreased by a little less than 1 percent. Over the same period, the number of SUVs registered grew by 37 percent. SUVs and light trucks now account for 67 percent of the American auto market. Unfortunately, SUVs are responsible for a growing number of pedestrian fatalities. The nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found a huge spike in fatal SUV-pedestrian collisions between 2009 and...

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The basics of damages in a personal injury claim

Find Injury Law | Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury

A personal injury claim for damages is an important tool, as this blog recently discussed, to help victims in Brooklyn pursue compensation for the damages they have suffered because of another party's negligence. Broadly speaking, personal injury damages fall into three categories including compensation for physical, financial and emotional injuries suffered due to another party's negligence. A personal injury claim for damages allows victims to seek help with their medical expenses, lost wages and emotional trauma. Damages for medical expenses can include...

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Choosing an Injury Attorney

Find Injury Law | Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Personal Injury

Would anyone select a surgeon for open-heart surgery based simply on the recommendation of his next door neighbor, relative, Google search, advertisement, or based on the convenient location of the surgeon's office? Of course not!!!! So why retain an injury or medical malpractice lawyer based on the above?It is imperative that your choice of attorney be based on the recommendation of an individual familiar with the specific facts of your case who is experienced in and thoroughly familiar with the intricacies of...

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What types of car accident injuries are common?

Find Injury Law | Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury

Because no two motor vehicle accidents are exactly the same, drivers never know what could happen to them in accidents with other vehicles. The most important thing you can do is turn your immediate attention to your personal health and well-being. If you don't take this step, you could make a mistake that causes you more pain and discomfort down the road. This leads to an important question: what types of car accident injuries are most common? Again, there is...

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Slip and falls can happen to anyone. Even the former first lady.

Find Injury Law | Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Personal Injury

If you heard that former first lady Hillary Clinton was injured on a recent trip to India, certain presumptions might spring to mind. You've heard stories about India's extreme heat and pollution. You may remember the 2008 attacks on high traffic, public destinations in Mumbai. Perhaps you've seen pictures of India's dangerous driving conditions. With all of these factors in mind, it might seem to you that just going outside could put your safety in jeopardy. It might surprise you,...

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Injuries on the way to work: Your rights in New York

Find Injury Law | Friday, May 4, 2018 in Personal Injury

Brooklyn is a beautiful area, but it would be a lie to say that it doesn't have its dangers. Sidewalks in disrepair, rough staircases and landscaping that needs attention can all create hazards that could lead to people getting injured. As someone hurt on a walk to work, it's a good idea to know your rights concerning your injuries. If you were injured because of a property owner's negligence, then you may have a case and be able to receive compensation...

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