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Child Injured During Birth? What to Do Next

Having a child should be one of the most wonderful experiences of your life. Unfortunately, there are things that can go wrong that could conceivably make life much more difficult for both you and your child. If your child is injured during the birth process, it can be hard to determine exactly what needs to […]

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Summer Slip and Fall Accident Causes and Why You Need a Lawyer

Summer is the favorite season of many people. More people take off work, children are out of school and families go on vacations or day trips. Unfortunately, in the middle of all the fun times to be had during the summer, accidents can happen at any time. Summer slip and fall accidents are common. It’s […]

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Head-On Collisions: Can I Be Compensated for Injuries?

Were you recently involved in a head on collision with another vehicle? You may be wondering if you are entitled to be compensated for your injuries. The answer is an absolute yes. The very first thing you need to do is ask for immediate medical attention. Even if you don’t think you need it, doing […]

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Wake Up During Surgery? How You May Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Anesthesia awareness is a rare condition that affects around one out of 1,000 individuals while they are undergoing surgery. It involves the patient waking up while under anesthesia during the actual surgical procedure. Awakening during surgery is a traumatic experience that involves being aware of what’s going on. Why Does This Happen? Generally speaking, anesthesia […]

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Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice cases are determined by whether a physician breached the appropriate standard of care for the medical condition, illness or injury that was being treated. If a doctor failed to render an accurate diagnosis, and the patient’s condition worsened, or the patient even died, that might be determined to be medical malpractice. Misdiagnoses involves […]

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If I Signed a Consent Form, Does It Affect My Medical Malpractice Case?

A consent form can protect a doctor or hospital from a malpractice lawsuit. When a patient signs the form, they agree to receive treatment and accept certain risks. This consent means a patient may not have the right to make a malpractice claim. It’s a complicated situation that often requires legal counsel. Contact a Queens […]

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The Basis of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

To successfully receive compensation in a personal injury lawsuit, you must be able to show that the other party was negligent. There are specific legal elements within the legal theory of negligence, which all must be present. If you have suffered injuries from an accident, then contact a Queens NY personal injury lawyer at Law […]

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Tips for A Successful Construction Accident Claim

If you were recently injured in a construction accident, you need to file your claim immediately. This is the most important thing you can do to make sure that you get the full coverage that you are due. Another important thing to do is to contact a Queens NYC accident lawyer in order to file […]

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What You Should Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

According to the most recent data from the New York Police Department, there were about 46,000 hit-and-run crashes in 2017. These aren’t parking lot dings either. People are seriously injured or killed in hit-and-runs. Here’s what you need to do if you’re the injured victim of a hit-and-run victim. Report the Accident and Injuries to […]

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How to Get the Most from Your Car Accident Claim

After being injured in an auto accident that was the fault of somebody else, it’s the objective of the opposing insurer to do whatever it can to pay as little as possible on your personal injury claim. Your objective is to maximize any sums that you might derive from a settlement or award. According to […]

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