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What Is The Deadline For Filing Sexual Abuse Lawsuits In New York?

Sexual violence, which includes the abuse of children, takes a devastating toll on hundreds of thousands of …

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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 premise liability …

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What’s the difference between legal and residential custody in New York?

Many people are confused about legal terminology, especially when it comes to terms such as “sole …

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Can I Sue My Employer For Overtime Pay In New York?

The short answer is yes, but it’s important to consider whether you’re entitled to overtime pay. In …

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I Was Sexually Harassed At Work. Can I Sue My Employer In New York?

Yes, it’s possible but your probability for winning a case may differ depending on the city in which you …

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I Was Fired In New York Because I’m Pregnant. Can I Sue?

Pregnancy discrimination can also be a form of gender discrimination and may be demonstrated in several different …

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After a New York divorce, what can I expect with regards to custody and visitation?

Each divorce is unique. When a couple enters the marriage dissolution process, there are often several important …

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How Can A New York Divorce Impact My Business?

When a couple enters divorce proceedings, the division of marital property is often a central focus. When a …

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What Steps Should I Take After A Trip And Fall On A Sidewalk In New York?

New York’s sidewalks are busy, constantly full of crowds, noise and traffic. Thousands of people may have …

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Can I Sue A Nursing Home Or Hospital For Bedsores In New York?

Bedsores result from prolonged friction on the skin, oftentimes on a person’s hips, heels, elbows and back. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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" …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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What can I do if I receive an "indicated" or "unfounded" letter from ChildWhat 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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