LONG ISLAND PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS2018-08-24T21:54:11+00:00

LONG ISLAND PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

LONG ISLAND PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

From Great Neck to Montauk and back again, we’re the Long Island Personal Injury Attorneys that have been by your side. We’ve been helping injured Long Islanders for generations.  We handle all types of traffic accidents, including boating and aviation accidents.  We take every single case seriously, getting the best settlements and verdicts, plus we hold your hand every step of the way.  If you have been injured by an accident, a product or a violation of your civil rights, we are here to serve you.

Psychological Injuries Lawsuits

Some psychological injuries are so severe that they can be as disabling as serious physical injuries.  When a careless or reckless act caused intense trauma, special arrangements must be made when pursuing a lawsuit.  This concept originated with “collaborative divorce,” where a psychologist becomes part of the team so that settlement discussions can stay on track.  With lawsuits that involved extremely traumatic events, this formula can also be applied, and a lawsuit for psychological injuries can be brought. Of course, any accident is traumatic.  Fearing for your life when you are hit by a car or slipping on water and breaking your leg are “traumatic events,”, but these [...]

The Psychological Impact of Bullying

Gone are the days when bullying was considered a “rite of passage” and parents whose children have been bullied are told things like “teach them to stand up for themselves” and that “boys will boys.”  We know now that bullying has serious has a serious lifelong impact on a child, and that it has been linked to the current rash of school shootings. While laws on the books are being strengthened, the enforcement of those laws is lagging behind.  It’s time to hold schools accountable for the harm due to the psychological impact of bullying o their students. According to National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment [...]

THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX AND IT’S IMPACT ON CHILDREN

Prison conditions in the United States have the lowest standards compared to other highly developed countries, and the neglect and abuse in the for-profit prisons is worst of all.  Most alarming is the situation at Juvenile Detention Centers, where children as young as twelve years old are held.  Thankfully, there are inmate abuse and neglect attorneys bringing cases for these children throughout the country. In 2013, The Huffington Post , in the article “Prisoners for Profit”:reported: In 2001, an 18-year-old committed to a Texas boot camp operated by one of Slattery’s previous companies, Correctional Services Corp., came down with pneumonia and pleaded to see a doctor as he struggled [...]

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FOOD POISONING 101 : HOW TO PROTECT YOUR GUESTS ALL SUMMER ’18

With a little over a month left until the end of summer, many of you may try to squeeze a barbecue in while the days are still long. We all know with these type of events, careful planning and a trip to Costco’s for your food and supply needs is usually required. It is important however, to also keep food safety in mind, rather than leave it as an afterthought.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 48 million Americans experience food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness) every year- that’s 1 in 6 Americans! As a Queens food poisoning lawyer for over [...]

Summer Safety

SUMMER SAFETY TIPS Summer is here and we are all looking forward to fun activities with our family and friends, but summer activities have their hazards, so here are some tips from your Personal Injury Attorney about how to keep things safe: FIREWORKS SAFETY The only safe way to enjoy fireworks in New York City is to view professional displays.  Not only are fireworks dangerous when handled by non-professionals, there is the real risk of spending the holiday in jail!  In New York City, all consumer fireworks including sparklers are illegal to use, buy, sell, or transport. Vehicles used to transport fireworks may be seized by the police. You may receive up to $1,000 [...]

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Child Injury Lawyer | Laws That Protect Children

WHY THERE ARE LAWS THAT PROTECT CHILDREN We don't leave babies alone in the house because they are not able to take care of themselves at all.  As children grow and mature, they begin to display greater levels of ability and can be rewarded with greater independence.  Laws take this into account and have different protections and expectations for children of different ages.  A child injury lawyer is aware of these laws and how to apply them. EXAMPLES OF CHILD PROTECTIVE LAWS CAR SEATS A statute is a law that is passed by a legislature.  It's written down and needs to be followed precisely.  An example [...]

Do I Need a Pediatric Malpractice Attorney?

Pediatric Malpractice Attorneys specialize is handling cases for children that are victims of medical malpractice.  It is a sub-specialty for the types of medical treatment that children receive, and the types of problems that tend to occur.  Of course, just like with medical treatment, a generalist malpractice attorney can handle many of these cases, but it is usually better to go with a lawyer that is more knowledgeable about this particular area.  A really good malpractice lawyer will know everything about the medical procedures for the case, almost as much as a doctor! Did you know that it could be malpractice for some orthopedists to treat children with [...]

The Psychological Impact of Bullying

Gone are the days when bullying was considered a “rite of passage” and parents whose children have been bullied are told things like “teach them to stand up for themselves” and that “boys will boys.”  We know now that bullying has serious has a serious lifelong impact on a child, and that it has been linked to the current rash of school shootings. While laws on the books are being strengthened, the enforcement of those laws is lagging behind.  It’s time to hold schools accountable for the harm due to the psychological impact of bullying o their students. According to National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment [...]

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How Do I Find Good Doctors That Take My Insurance?

No-Fault Attorney in Queens Explains How to Get Your Medical Bills Paid After an Accident Quick Summary Get medical treatment as soon as possible - take the ambulance offered by the police to the Emergency Room - make sure to complain about EVERYTHING that has been injured. Get follow-up care as soon as possible with an appropriate specialist that treats traumatic injuries, somebody that knows how to write litigation reports and can appear as an expert witness. Continue to see your regular doctors for ongoing health issues, but not for your traumatic injuries Avoid "Doctor Referral Websites" - they often refer people to "medical mills" that do [...]

How to Avoid Getting Sued

LOCAL PREMISES LIABILITY ATTORNEY HAS SOME TIPS An owner or an occupier (tenant) of property can be held responsible in a premises liability case. Who will be held liable boils down to who was in control -- or should have been in control -- of the part of the property where the injury occurred.  Most homeowners have insurance for their premises, but many renters are not aware that they should get “renter’s insurance,” to protect them. Renter’s insurance is usually not expensive and brings peace of mind. Even with the best of intentions, accidents can happen, but the tips below can help you avoid some of the [...]