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Passenger Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

Passenger Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident Passengers  injured in motor vehicle accidents should be aware of the procedures that are in place to process medical treatment and litigation. Some people do not realize that No-Fault will cover the medical expenses for a passenger of a vehicle; not just the driver. It is important to notify […]


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Car Accident Leads to 1.5 Million Dollar Verdict

Car Accident Verdict Barclay Taylor v. Ilenia Cangelosi & Joseph Robles, No. 15650/12 (Kings – Supreme) Plaintiff alleged that he was driving east across New York’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, when the rear of his vehicle was struck by a car being driven by Ilenia Cangelosi. Plaintiff alleged that his vehicle was pushed forward and struck the […]


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Motor Vehicle Accident – Important Decision

Car Accident Injuries An interesting decision was made in Cattan v. Sutton, 2014 Slip Op 05764 (8/13/14).  The case involved an automobile accident in which Defendant made a motion for summary judgment.  The full case can be read at the aforementioned site.  The ruling in this case points to the fact that a driver having […]


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Serious Injury Threshold in Personal Injury Cases

Often times in Personal Injury cases, the injury itself becomes an issue.  Not all injuries are sufficiently damaging to be considered “serious” under New York Insurance Law, section 5102(d).   The facts of each particular case will determine whether or not each claimed injury meets the threshold of a “serious injury” under this statute.  In […]


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Notice of Claim

Filing Notice of Claim in Personal Injury Lawsuit A Notice of Claim must be served on any Municipality or Department of a Municipality before an action can be commenced against that Municipality.  It is important to remember that The Uniform Notice of Claim Act took effect on June 15, 2013.   Several rules were amended […]


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