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, […]
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
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.
Victims of personal injuries may seek economic and non-economic damages by filing an insurance claim or lawsuit against the at-fault party. When someone else’s carelessness or recklessness causes injuries, the civil courts allow the victim to hold the at-fault party accountable. This is how we get justice for our clients in a personal injury case.
Depositions are sometimes necessary for a personal injury lawsuit. They can be a part of discovery, the gathering of evidence that occurs between filing the lawsuit and the final trial preparation. A lot of key information is often discovered during depositions. Shulman & Hill represents victims of personal injuries in all five boroughs of New
Unfortunately, some insurance adjusters may use bad faith tactics to reduce the value or deny a claim after a New York personal injury accident. This occurs all too often and can have dire consequences for the victim. When our attorneys handle these cases, we know what to look for and how to protect our clients’