How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in New York: A Brief Step-by-Step Guide

While each case is unique, there is a uniformity that applies to all personal injury lawsuits involving automobile or slip and fall accidents. From the filing and service of a summons and complaint to begin an action, to the discovery phase, (which includes depositions), and finally to the trial. During the entire process of litigation, […]

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How to Receive Compensation for Your Personal Injury in New York- a Timeline

If you were injured in a car accident, or otherwise suffered a serious injury that is the result of another’s negligence, you must file your lawsuit within the statutory time period. To ensure that you do not forfeit your right to sue, it is crucial to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney in New […]

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So, You Received a Desk Appearance Ticket… What Now? New York Bail Reform and the Necessity to Hire Effective Counsel

If I Wasn’t Taken into Custody but I Received a “Desk Appearance Ticket,” Was I Arrested? Well… it depends. Technically you were not arrested, but you have been charged with an offense. When you are suspected of committing a crime, you are not always taken into custody. Police don’t use handcuffs or jail cells in […]

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No-Fault Insurance

Many people inquire about insurance coverage after they have been involved in a car accident. In particular, our attorneys are constantly being asked how the medical bills incurred after a car accident are going to get paid. This is the issue that car accident victims are most concerned about and is least understood by the […]

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Personal Injury Case Update

Members of the community and many of our clients have been inquiring about how the courts are dealing with personal injury cases caused by car accidents during the latest variant of Covid-19. Clients are concerned, of course about their health, but also about the progress of their pending personal injury cases. And people who have […]

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Traffic Court Update

Many of our clients have been inquiring about how traffic summonses are being handled in Suffolk County, in particular speeding tickets, during the spread of the latest Covid-19 variant. The answer to these inquiries depends on where in the County the ticket was received. Tickets being prosecuted in the village and town courts may not […]

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