A hit-and-run accident is a type of vehicle collision where the at-fault driver illegally flees the scene without stopping or exchanging information with the other driver. It is an especially dangerous type of accident because an injured victim may not receive the emergency medical care that he or she needs, since the other driver does
Many car accidents are not only caused by the negligence of one party but are a combination of mistakes made by multiple parties. One driver might be speeding, for example, while another isn’t yielding the right-of-way. If both parties involved in a car accident share fault for the collision, New York’s comparative negligence law will
Pre-existing conditions are commonly involved in personal injury claims in New York, as many adults have old injuries, medical conditions, and general aches and pains. While a pre-existing condition will not always affect your ability to recover financial compensation, it is a hurdle that you may have to overcome. What is a Pre-Existing Condition? Is
Motorcycles are a common choice for getting around New York. They are light, fast, and easy to maneuver on some of New York’s busiest streets. As most of the U.S., New York continues to prohibit the practice known as lane-splitting – the riding of a motorcycle between two lanes of same-direction traffic. Learn more about
When it comes to giving consent to medical treatments, people often confuse express and implied consent. This distinction is important, as a lack of informed consent can be used as grounds for a statutory cause of action in New York. Filing a medical malpractice action based on a lack of informed consent could result in
Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of injuries in New York. From falls in icy parking lots to wet floors in supermarkets, slip and falls can happen anywhere, at any time. If you get injured in a slip and fall accident, you will need to learn some of New York’s related laws before
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