What Happens When You Go to Court for a Car Accident?

Court After Car Accident

You may have heard it said that most car accident cases never make their way to a courtroom. That’s true. The overwhelming majority of car accident claims are resolved through a private settlement agreement between the victim and the responsible insurance companies, usually after a period of intensive negotiations between the parties. If you hire […]

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A Look at the Latest Science on Recovery from Moderate to Severe TBI

NY Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer

Even after centuries of advancements in medical science, the human brain remains something of a mystery. In fact, experts have said that humans know more about the ocean and its deepest fathoms than they do about their own brains. It is so complex and sophisticated an organ that doctors are only beginning to understand how […]

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What New York’s No-Fault Car Insurance Rules Mean for People in Minor Accidents

Pain Suffering for Minor Accidents

But car accidents can take a real emotional toll too. What about all the pain you’re forced to endure? The fear you feel about getting back in your car? The emotional distress of your life suddenly being “flipped upside down”? New York recognizes these types of non-economic damages, which are generally referred to as pain […]

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Learn How Courts and Insurance Companies Put a Price Tag on Emotional Damage

Calculate Pain & Suffering

“Pain and suffering” is one of those phrases you hear all the time, but people rarely stop to define it. More often than not, it gets repeated in a sinister or dismissive tone. You’ll sometimes hear people talk about pain and suffering as a “bogus claim” from “fakers” who “just want money from a lawsuit.” […]

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Can Passengers Claim Whiplash After an Accident?

Whiplash As Passenger

Insurance companies are nothing if not good at PR. Through years of television ads and media campaigns, they’ve convinced the public that they are good neighbors, holding your hand and standing by your side when accidents happen. (Alas, when accidents actually do happen, they might start singing a different tune.) One of the insurance industry’s […]

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