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In A Wrongful Death Case, What Compensation Is Available, And Other Legal Issues, After A Fatal Accident In New York?

Losing a loved one due to a sudden or unexpected accident can be unspeakably tragic. Your grief may be overwhelming as you …

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What Should You Do If You Get A Grand Jury Subpoena in New York?

A grand jury subpoena is used by prosecuting offices to obtain testimony or documents during the investigation of potential …

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If I Get Arrested Or Violate An Order Of Protection, How Does That Affect My Custody Case Or Divorce In New York?

If you are going through a divorce or child custody case, anything you do may factor into the judge’s final decision …

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Who has a sexual abuse claim under the New York State Child Victims Act?

New York enacted laws to extend the Statute of Limitations in sexual abuse to minor’s lawsuits. Specifically, in …

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What Does the New York Child Victims Act Mean for Sexual Abuse Survivors?

Statute Of Limitations Temporarily LiftedOn Aug. 14, 2019, a window opened for people in New York who were sexually abused …

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“Am I entitled to overtime pay when I’m paid a salary in New York?”

Am I Entitled to Overtime Pay in New York?An employer covered by Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New …

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Can I sue for Wrongful Termination in New York?

Can I sue for Wrongful Termination in New York?In most cases, a New York based employer can terminate you for any reason or …

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In New York, what kind of products can I sue for?

Consumers trust that products are designed, manufactured and packaged in a way that encourages safety and prevents …

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How did I get asbestos cancer and what can I do about it in the New York legal system?

Ingesting or inhaling asbestos fibers can result in devastating conditions in and around the lungs and throughout the body. …

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Who receives the money in a New York wrongful death lawsuit?

If someone you love was killed in an accident, it may feel like your life has been changed forever. Your family may be …

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What Constitutes Sexual Harassment In New York?

Courts in New York State have adopted the definition of sexual harassment provided under federal law. Typically, behavior …

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Which Employees In New York Are Entitled To Overtime Pay?

Many employees in New York are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Unless an employee has a …

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When is a property owner responsible for my injuries in New York?

If you are injured in a slip or trip and fall in New York, you should identify the reason that you tripped or slipped. Once …

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How Long Do I Have To Sue After A New York Car Or Truck Accident?

The statute of limitations to file a lawsuit after a motor vehicle accident varies. In New York, the statute of limitations …

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My relative died without a will. How do I find the best probate lawyer in New York City?

Every probate attorney is different. It’s important to choose one who can help you achieve your specific goals and …

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What Rights Do I Have As A Pregnant Employee In New York?

Pregnancy is an exciting time for most women, but if you are a working, expectant mother, you may worry about how your …

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How Can I Tell If I Have A Disability Discrimination Claim In New York?

Several laws protect disabled citizens in New York, including the federal Americans with Disabilities Act …

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What are the penalties for DWI in New York?

There are three types of penalties you will face in New York if you’ve been arrested and charged with driving while …

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Can I Sue New York City For Racial Discrimination in New York?

Suing a public entity like the city of New York includes many legal hurdles, but it can be done. Not only is the city …

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What Should I Do If My Boss Is Sexually Harassing Me In New York?

Sexual harassment in the workplace is unacceptable, particularly when it comes from a boss or supervisor. If you have …

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How Do I Determine Who Is The Best Criminal Defense Attorney In New York?

If you or a loved one has been arrested, accused or charged with a crime or placed under police investigation, it is …

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Should I Sue My Employer After An Injury In New York?

Can I Sue My Employer After An Injury In New York?After a workplace injury, most employees are limited to compensation …

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What is the best way to determine whether my New York doctor or hospital caused brain damage to my child during childbirth?

If your baby was born with brain damage and you suspect that errors by the doctor or other medical staff caused it, you …

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What is the best way to select a New York medical malpractice attorney?

Every medical malpractice lawyer has his or her own style, but certain traits are necessary if you want a fair chance at …

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Do I need grounds to file for divorce in New York?

After years of insisting that a person filing for divorce have grounds (such as infidelity, cruelty, etc.) to dissolve their …

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How does New York law apply to pedestrians and bicyclists hit by motor vehicles?

Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians are treated much like other types of accidents in personal injury proceedings. …

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Who pays my medical bills if I am injured in an accident in New York?

If you are injured in an auto (truck, bus) accident in New York, you may be covered by "no-fault" insurance.  …

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How can I sue the city or state of New York?

The concept of "sovereign immunity" prevents the city and state of New York from being sued UNLESS they consent. …

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Can I sue my landlord in New York for injuries inside the building?

In some cases, yes, whether you are the tenant or a guest of a tenant. In general, a landlord must keep the building in good …

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Are noncompete or nonsolicit agreements enforceable in New York?

New York's highest court has held that an employer can enforce noncompete agreements only where it can satisfy one …

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When can I sue my employer for breach of contract in New York?

Most employment relationships are what the law calls “At Will.” This means you as an employee can be fired for …

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How can I protect my assets in a divorce in New York?

When clients first come to my firm and tell me that they believe they are about to get divorced, they often follow up this …

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Who is responsible for a slip/trip or fall accident on a sidewalk in New York?

After a slip or fall accident, there are usually two parties you could hold responsible for a premises liability case. …

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I fell at work at a construction site in New York and hit my head. What steps should I take?

Falling at work can be a serious incident in itself, but falls that take place at a construction site tend to be much more …

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Should I hire a lawyer for a speeding ticket in New York?

Many New York drivers pay their tickets without contesting them, or they represent themselves in court to contest the …

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Who can I sue if I suffered a brain injury after an accident in New York?

If you or a loved one is struggling with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) following an accident, you are not alone. In …

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How can I determine who is the best construction accident lawyer for my case in New York?

Construction accident cases in New York are different from other types of cases and require an attorney with a long history …

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What do I do if my employee files a claim with the New York Division of Human Rights?

After receiving a discrimination claim from the New York Division of Human Rights, you can request an extension of time to …

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How do I file for a liquor license in New York state?

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) is the governing body for liquor licenses in the state of New York. To get a …

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How can I form my own wearable tech startup in New York?

Prior to launching a wearable tech startup, due diligence must be conducted to avoid future litigation and legal disputes. …

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Do I need a lawyer for a DUI/DWI in New York?

Although many motorists choose to automatically plead guilty to a DUI or DWI charge, the consequences of even a first-time …

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How Do New York Artists Protect Their Rights In Their Own Creations?

New York is blessed with many gifted artists, writers, photographers, graphic designers and other creative professionals. …

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What should I do if I am hit by a delivery vehicle in New York City?

With the uptick in people ordering online, delivery vehicles are everywhere, often rushing and moving very fast.  If …

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Is there any gender preference in New York custody cases?

Unlike in the past, there is no current preference given to the mother or father in child custody cases that are handled in …

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What is the difference in injury compensation for construction workers who are union members and for those who are nonunion members in New York?

We trial lawyers know that the union construction workers who are injured on the job win the highest jury awards and …

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What is a premises liability case in New York?

Premises liability refers to conditions on land or in a building that are not reasonably safe and that lead to a …

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What is a construction site accident case in New York?

In the state of New York under Sections 200, 241 (6) and 240 of the Labor Law, all contractors and owners in the erection, …

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How do I know if I have a New York medical malpractice case?

If you have suffered a serious injury as a result of bad medical evaluation or treatment, you should consult with an …

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What happens in New York after a brain injury is suffered in an accident?

According to the U.S. Department of Health, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) contribute to a large number of deaths and cases …

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Can I start a lawsuit after a construction accident even if I am getting workers’ compensation in New York?

Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be able to pursue compensation through a lawsuit while you are …

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Do I have the right to sue both the truck driver and the truck owner after an automobile accident in New York?

There may be many parties who are responsible for contributing to the cause of the automobile accident that left you …

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Should I talk to any insurance company after a crash in New York?

After you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident there is a high likelihood that you will be contacted by insurance …

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Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement in New York?

Marriage is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. While you are considering whether to get married at …

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How to choose the best lawyer to handle a traumatic brain injury case in New York?

At tbihelpline.com, we would like to share a few simple “do’s and don’ts” to apply when selecting a …

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When hiring a traumatic brain injury lawyer in New York, should you ask the lawyer about his results in prior TBI cases he has handled?

Yes. This is one of the most important questions you can ask. These are some of the case results for attorney Andy Siegel in …

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What can I do if I receive an "indicated" or "unfounded" letter from Child Protective Services in New York?

This Report of Child Neglect/Abuse could impact your future employment because of the fact that the existence of an …

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I have heard about settlements in New York Workers' Compensation known as a Schedule Loss of Use and a Section 32. Can you explain I only injured my arm?

There are many different types of settlements. As your attorney, it would be my job to review the needs of the …

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Do I need an Employment Lawyer in New York?

Most people think to consult a lawyer when something goes wrong; however, lawyers can play an important role in preparing …

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If I am unable to return to work after my New York State work related injury, can I apply for Social Security Disability?

Yes. Workers' compensation and Social Security cases work well together. The injured worker can receive both …

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Will New York State take my home and my other assets before I can qualify for Medicaid to pay for a nursing home or home care?

The greatest concern expressed by my clients is whether or not they will outlive their money, particularly when it comes to …

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