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3 Top Mistakes to Avoid After a Truck Crash Injury in New York

Lever & Ecker, PLLC June 12, 2021 Truck Crash

For residents who live in the state of New York, accidents that involve large commercial trucks can have devastating consequences. While the traffic across the state is among one of the most dangerous aspects of navigating roads in New York, sharing that road with oversized trucks can be even more potentially devastating due to the sheer size and weight of these massive commercial vehicles.

What to Do if You’re Hurt in a Hit and Run Accident in New York

Lever & Ecker, PLLC June 7, 2021 Truck Crash

Hit and run accidents are some of the most common collisions in the state of New York. Heavy traffic, in addition to the number of bicyclists and pedestrians, make the state a hotspot for hit and run collisions. These accidents can cause traumatic injuries and even fatalities in some cases. 

Possible Reasons Your Personal Injury Claim was Denied in New York

Lever & Ecker, PLLC June 3, 2021 Free Consultations,Personal injury

Experiencing a serious personal injury accident in New York state can leave victims with devastating long-term damage. Depending on the nature of the accident, where it took place, and other relevant factors, your personal injury claim may be denied by your insurance provider.

How to Make the Most of Your Free Legal Consultation with a New York PI Lawyer

Lever & Ecker, PLLC May 13, 2021 Free Consultations,Personal injury

After you experience a serious accident, it is natural to consider seeking legal counsel from a personal injury lawyer. Victims who have been hurt in a recent accident likely have mounting medical bills to pay as a result of their injuries, and it can be difficult to catch up with those payments if you do not receive financial assistance.

Is My New York Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC May 10, 2021 Personal injury

If you are entitled to financial compensation because you or a loved one were the victim of a personal injury incident, you may be wondering whether the financial compensation you are awarded will be considered taxable income. 

Settlements resulting from personal injury litigation are usually not taxed by the IRS, which means that victims may receive the full amount of compensation after the sum is agreed upon during negotiations or as the result of a trial.