Strict liability law recognizes that there are certain cases where danger is inherent, and the plaintiff need not prove direct fault or negligence on behalf of the defendant in order to win their settlement.
Both workers’ compensation and personal injury lawsuits can provide compensation to an injured person. The main differences between these types of claims are the fault requirements and the available damages.
Context is key in a personal injury case. When evaluating whether another party is to blame for your injury, one of the most important factors is the environmental conditions that existed at the time and place the injury occurred.
Your priority after suffering a personal injury is to get good medical care and to heal. In order to make a claim for compensation for your injury, it is also important to make sure you can provide information about your injury and medical treatment to your attorney.
If you or a loved one suffers a personal injury in New York, you would be surprised how much your actions after the accident can influence the compensation you may be awarded.
When you suffer an injury due to the negligence of others, you may have a claim for compensation based on how much you and the other people involved in the event contributed to your injury.
Although your injury may have been caused by a negligent party, you can damage your opportunity to receive fair compensation if you do not follow your doctor’s orders. It seems like a claim for personal injury should be pretty straightforward. According to the State of New York, more than 12,000 hospitalizations occur each year […]
If you have been injured in an accident, you may need to go through some form of rehabilitation and physical therapy—on top of the medical attention you receive. You should always follow the advice of your doctor or therapist when it comes to finding relief from the chronic pain you experience. However, there are a […]