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What to Do Following an Accident

Experiencing an accident can be a deeply distressing and disorientating experience. The shock, pain, and confusion in the immediate aftermath can leave you feeling overwhelmed, unsure of what to do next. Fortunately, you do have options to pursue the compensation you deserve.

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Can I Sue a Business if I Was Hurt on Their Property?

Imagine walking into your favorite coffee shop one morning, only to slip and fall because of an unattended spill. Or perhaps you're shopping at a local store when a poorly stacked shelf collapses, causing you to sustain injuries.

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Non-Citizens Have the Right to Fair Compensation for a Construction Site Injury

No one ever wants to suffer an injury, but unfortunately, accidents can happen. And if you've been recently hurt in a construction site injury as a non-citizen worker, then you may be worried about whether or not you're entitled to compensation.

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Identifying Who is at Fault in New York City Sidewalk Accidents

Sidewalk falls are a common occurrence in New York City, and they can result in serious injuries. If you have recently been injured by falling on a sidewalk, it’s important to know your rights as an accident victim. In this blog post, we will discuss (1) whether or not you can sue for your injuries, (2) who to sue, and (3) the various deadlines and statute of limitations you must meet. As you will see, the answer is not so simple, and suing the wrong party or not within a specific time frame can be detrimental to your case.

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Suing for Damages in a Construction Site Accident

Construction sites can be busy places, with plenty of workers engaged in a variety of different jobs. The workers may even be employed by various subcontractors or even be vendors who have been brought on board by the general contractor.

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Young woman slips and falls on icy sidewalk

Liability for Sidewalk Injuries

After tripping and falling on a sidewalk, you may wonder what your next steps should be if you were injured and believe you may have a personal injury claim. If you’ve tripped and fallen on a sidewalk in New York, call us at MJP Injury Law, serving the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester County, Nassau County, and Suffolk County.

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Understanding No-Fault Insurance After a Car, Motorcycle or Uber Accident in New York

In a traditional fault-based system, you would have to establish the other party's fault to receive compensation. This would be done by filing a negligence lawsuit in a court of law. With no-fault, however, you can promptly receive compensation for economic related expenses - like payment of medical bills and treatment - simply by timely filing a no-fault application with the correct insurance company involved in your accident. The insurance company that will be responsible for providing you no-fault benefits depends on how the accident happened and the type of vehicles involved. An experienced no-fault car accident attorney can ensure you file your no-fault application with the correct insurance company.

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Mastering The Worth Of Your Personal Injury Case

Are you familiar with the factors that can significantly increase the value of your personal injury claim? In this blog post, we will delve into the specifics of what can increase the value of a personal injury claim in New York, providing you with comprehensive insights to aid in your journey towards compensation.

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Broken Sidewalk Trip and fall New York Sidewalk

Discover the Power of Google Map Photographs to Prove Trip and Slip and Fall Cases

Looking for strong evidence to prove your trip and fall or slip and fall case? Look no further than Google Map photographs. These snapshots of the area in question can provide crucial evidence, especially in cases involving broken or uneven sidewalks. By showing that the condition existed for years prior to your fall, you can demonstrate that the property owner should have been aware of the danger.

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Bus Accident

Can You Sue For an Accident When Getting Off Or On A Bus?

Navigating the bustling streets of New York City can be hazardous, especially when using public transportation like buses. While you might think accidents are more likely to occur while the bus is in motion, many injuries actually occur while passengers are getting on or off the bus. If you've suffered an injury in such an accident, you may be wondering, "Can I sue for an accident while getting off or on a bus?"

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