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Construction Accidents and Premises Liability

Construction is a dangerous job, and most workers know the risks, at least in theory. However, regardless of the nature of the work, the holder of land owes a duty to the people on it to keep them safe. If that duty is breached, it may give rise to an action in what is referred […]

Social Security Disability and Invisible Illnesses

In this day and age, it is exceedingly difficult to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and prevail on your first application. The system is complex and more than many people can handle alone. It also tends to be friendlier to those with “visible” illnesses or disabilities, such as muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome or […]

Driving Under The Influence In New York

It should be understood by now that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is an extremely bad idea. And yet, the rate of automobile accidents caused by someone driving while intoxicated continues to hold steady. The law in New York state reflects a growing impatience with this state of affairs, as the stiff […]

Workers’ Compensation

For a long time, workers injured on the job had little to no recourse. It was not until 1884 that the first modern workers’ compensation law appeared, in Prussia (later Germany), with the first U.S. law not being passed until 1911. With Social Security’s creation in the 1930s, workers’ compensation helped to defray costs for […]

Product Liability

Sometimes, even the most mundane products we buy to enrich our lives can malfunction in catastrophic ways. When that happens, it may be due to a breach of quality on the part of the manufacturer, or because some critical piece of information about how to use the product was omitted. As in any other area […]

Construction Accidents

Construction is a hazardous field by nature; its workers are often engaged with heavy machinery and unpredictable terrain. Accidents are unfortunately common – in 2013, approximately 4,400 workers died on the job, with thousands more injuries occurring. Sometimes accidents simply happen, but sometimes they are preventable. If you are injured in a construction accident, and […]

Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals are human, and will sometimes make mistakes. But sometimes, a doctor’s mistake can have a life-long effect on a patient’s life, and they need to be held accountable. Medical malpractice lawsuits are designed to hold medical professionals responsible for harm done to patients that ought to have been avoided by exercising reasonable care. […]

Personal Injury

Personal injury is by far the most common area of law practiced in the United States today. A personal injury lawsuit happens when someone is injured by the negligent, reckless or intentional acts of another person, or by a product that turns out to be defective. Lawsuits for personal injury are tried in civil court, […]


Q: Can’t I handle this on my own? Is a lawyer really necessary? A: In most occasions, yes. While many people believe that they can handle legal matters on their own, there are complexities that make it difficult to actually do so. With a legal professional on your side, you are free to focus on […]

Practice Areas

The New York Lawyers have been involved in civil litigation for years, and are well versed in several different areas of civil law. Over time, we have acquired a vast reservoir of knowledge and experience, and are happy to put it to work for our clients. Some include: Practice Areas: Personal Injury Personal injury is […]