Accident and Injury Law Blog

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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
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When a nearby business, traffic cam, or private residence captures video of your traffic accident, it can greatly affect the strength of your case. However, obtaining video surveillance footage is not always easy. Our team must often request and recover this footage for clients because the video’s owners will not release it to a
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Depending on the law firm you choose, it may cost you nothing up front to hire a personal injury lawyer. The cost of an injury lawyer will vary based on the firm’s payment structure to charge clients. Many injury lawyers work on contingency. Under this arrangement, the law firm collects its fees for legal
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Securing financial justice and getting the chance to tell your story publicly are some of the pros of going to trial. Meanwhile, the cons of going to trial include waiting longer to receive a case decision and placing the outcome of your case in the hands of a jury. Many civil cases settle before
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How you use social media during your personal injury case could affect its outcome. Insurance companies often monitor these accounts and use posts to downplay your injuries’ severity or deny the claim. Our attorneys may offer advice and guidance to clients about social media and their personal injury cases. At Shulman & Hill, we
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Many claimants want to put their personal injury cases behind them as soon as possible. Unfortunately, some move to settle with an insurance company quickly but end up with a settlement that doesn’t cover their needs. Once you settle, several steps must occur before you receive your payout and can begin paying your medical
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If settlement talks with an insurance company fail to recover fair compensation in your New York personal injury case, you may need to consider other options for recovering the money you need to pay your bills. Our attorney may be able to develop a strong case to support a fair payout or take the
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When there are significant errors on a police accident report, crash victims must take action to correct them. Instead of trying to correct wrong information on a NY police report on your own, you can hire an attorney. Our team can help fix mistakes or handle disputes related to incorrect police reports. We can
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Understanding what your police report tells you after a New York accident matters. These accident reports play a central role in many insurance claims and lawsuits, so you must ensure the information is accurate. However, these reports are difficult to read with so many codes and abbreviations. Our team takes care of this for

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