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If I Signed a Liability Waiver, Can I Still Sue for Injuries in New York?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC April 19, 2022 Personal injury

Most businesses require clients and patrons to sign a liability waiver before utilizing their services or equipment. The liability waiver is a legal document stating that the organization is not at fault for any injuries or harm you may suffer while using their equipment or engaging in an activity on their premises.

Should You Call 911 After a Car Accident in NYC?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC April 12, 2022 Car Accidents,Personal injury

While some car accidents only result in property damage, others cause severe injuries and harm to the people involved. Feeling confused and frustrated after an accident is normal and can last for an extended period. If someone requires immediate medical attention, the first step is to contact emergency care.

As Reckless Driving Surges, so Do the Number of Pedestrian Deaths

Lever & Ecker, PLLC April 5, 2022 Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

New York City has a wide variety of activities, restaurants, and historical exhibits for everyone to enjoy. Most people take advantage of their proximity by walking, biking, or using public transportation to travel to their destination. While many New Yorkers and visitors enjoy accessible transportation, there are significant dangers to pedestrians in New York.

Raising Crosswalks to Make Deadly Intersections Safer in New York

Lever & Ecker, PLLC March 31, 2022 Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal injury

Throughout New York City, people spend a great amount of time traveling on foot, on bicycles, and on public transportation. However, in the past few years, the number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities has risen at alarming rates. The New York Post reports that from 2020 to 2021, pedestrian accidents increased 58%.

How Are Brain Injuries and Depression Linked?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC March 22, 2022 Personal injury

Personal injury accidents can sometimes result in severe injuries and various physical symptoms. A common and dangerous injury you may face during an accident is a traumatic brain injury (TBI), where the brain suffers damage by a blow or jolt to the head.