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We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $300 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $300 million in compensation

How a Lawyer Can Help You With Your Injury Insurance Claim

05/06/2023

When you suffer injury in a car accident, slip and fall, or another incident, one of your first steps is to file an injury claim with the appropriate insurance company. A personal injury lawyer can help streamline the process by reviewing your claim, compiling evidence, and representing your best interests in settlement negotiations. An Attorney […]

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How Can I Pay My Medical Bills Before I Receive My Insurance Settlement?

05/01/2023 by Shulman Hill

You can pay your medical bills before you receive your insurance settlement by: Finding out if your healthcare provider will delay charging for treatment until the insurer agrees to cover it Filing for workers’ compensation benefits, if the injury occurred at work Finding out if your healthcare provider offers financial assistance or other forms of […]

Dealing With Insurance Adjusters After Your Accident

05/01/2023 by Shulman Hill

Dealing with insurance adjusters after your accident can be confusing and frustrating. When you are injured and trying to recover, it can be especially overwhelming. Insurance adjusters have one goal: to save the insurance company money. They can use whatever you say against you to fit their bottom line. A personal injury lawyer is familiar […]

Compensation for Pain and Suffering in Personal Injury Cases

05/01/2023 by Shulman Hill

Whether you have been injured on a construction site, in a car accident, or during a slip and fall, physical injuries are likely not the only harm you suffered. For many accident victims, physical injuries and the financial losses from those injuries are only the start of their concerns. The intangible effects of the injury, […]

Parking Garage Collapse in Lower Manhattan

04/19/2023 by Shulman Hill

Like many in Manhattan, our attorneys have been following the news about the tragic parking garage collapse. When the four-story Ann Street structure fell on Tuesday, the four floors pancaked atop one another, taking one life, injuring five others, and crushing many cars. A parking garage collapse puts occupants, passersby, and first responders in danger. […]

What Happens After Deposition in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

04/18/2023 by Shulman Hill

After deposition, the parties in a personal injury lawsuit typically begin the negotiation process. This is the process during which the parties make offers and counter offers regarding the payout to the injured person. If the case is not settled and it goes to trial, information from the deposition may be brought up during the […]

Settlement Negotiation With Insurance Claims Adjusters

04/18/2023 by Shulman Hill

Individuals who are hurt because of another party’s negligent actions may be entitled to compensation for their damages. You can pursue this compensation through settlement negotiations with insurance claims adjusters. Whether the claim is against an auto insurance company, a homeowners’ insurance company, or another party, the case can likely be resolved through a settlement. […]

How Is Fault Determined After a Car Accident in New York?

04/18/2023 by Shulman Hill

After a car accident in New York, fault can be determined using evidence. There are several types of evidence our lawyers can use to prove that another driver caused your accident. We may reference physical evidence from the accident scene, photos and videos you captured, and witness testimony. You don’t need to collect evidence on […]

Punitive Damages in New York Personal Injury Cases

04/18/2023 by Shulman Hill

In a New York personal injury case, damages may be awarded for the victim’s economic and non-economic losses, such as medical expenses and pain and suffering. However, in rare cases, punitive damages may be awarded. Punitive damages are disciplinary in nature. The purpose of punitive damages is to punish the at-fault party for their actions. […]

How To Prove Pain and Suffering

04/18/2023 by Shulman Hill

You can prove pain and suffering by keeping a journal about how you feel. Evidence like your medical records and statements from your friends, family, and doctors can also be used to prove pain and suffering. In a personal injury case, compensation for the injured person’s pain and suffering may be available. Because this non-economic […]

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