If my loved one becomes sick with Coronavirus in a nursing home, is the nursing home liable?

Personal Injury Lawyers Provide Guidance on Nursing Home Liability During Coronvirus. A variety of factors make nursing homes especially at risk for the spread of infections like the Coronavirus. Older residents and those with chronic medical conditions often have weakened immune systems. Many facilities often have insufficient infection prevention practices, partly because visitors are constantly […]

What Will Happen To My Personal Injury Case During the Coronavirus?

Personal Injury Attorneys Explain How The Coronavirus May Affect Your Injury Case. We are living in a unique and unprecedented time in our lives, if not in the history of the world. Rules, restraints and quarantine recommendations and requirements are changing every day.  If you’ve been injured, are out of work, or are still treating […]

How Does My Personal Injury Lawyer Get Paid?

New York Personal Injury Lawyers Explain How Legal Fees for Personal Injury Cases Work. Contingency fees… costs and expenses… retainer agreement… What does it all mean? These are some common terms you may hear when hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys generally work on a contingency basis which means the lawyer is only […]

Who Is The Best Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me?

Do you live in the New York Capital District? Are you looking for the top-rated personal injury lawyer in the Albany area to represent you? There are many choices and the answer may not be clear. However, there are certain qualities and characteristics that the best personal injury lawyers have. How do you choose the […]

Child Victims Act Takes Effect

First Sexual Abuse Victims File Suit in New York State  In a New York Times opinion piece published on August 14, Jennifer Araoz describes how, at age 14, she was recruited and groomed to be a sex toy for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. In the fall of 2001, she writes, she was approached outside her Manhattan performing arts high school […]

Tragedy at the Parade

An evening dedicated to the memory of those who sacrificed for our country was marred by tragedy on May 22, as a Glenville woman was struck and killed by a minivan while marching in the annual Scotia Memorial Day parade.  Charlene Pomichter, 69, was with a group staging on a side street while preparing to enter the […]

New York Courts Get Serious About PTSD

Albany Personal Injury Attorney Explains Recent New York State Court PTSD Decision  Following an automobile crash in July 2015, Joanne Vergine claimed that she suffered injuries to her cervical spine, which in turn triggered several categories of “serious injury” under New York state Insurance Law § 5102 (d). Mrs. Vergine and her husband commenced an action, Vergine v. Phillips, that was […]