Hudson Valley Personal Injury Law Blog

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May 13, 2020
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Although there may be less traffic on the roads during the COVID-19 crisis, car accidents still occur every day. While any collision is challenging, the process for handling wrecks in the midst of a global pandemic is particularly complex. The best way to deal with a crash under the present... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
April 29, 2020
The Covid 19 virus pandemic lock down (or "stay in place" at home) has impacted all aspects of life.  This includes the legal system.  Except for essential functions such as criminal proceedings or the need to obtain a protective order from a court, the courts are shutdown to visitors.  That means... Read More
February 07, 2020
            In the year 2020, use of social media services to communicate with friends and families has replaced letter writing and telephone calls as a primary vehicle of staying connected.  Use of the social media services is not without its drawbacks.  False identity representation in dating... Read More
December 30, 2019
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Legally, proving negligence is key to establishing that one or more parties are liable for damages. In personal injury cases, this would be the party or parties that caused your injuries. However, what if you were partially responsible for your injuries? Does sharing in the fault mean that you are... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
December 20, 2019
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Millions of Americans will pack up their cars this weekend and through the New Year to travel to loved ones' homes to celebrate the holidays. This cheerful, joyous time is palpable, but there are many dangers on the road that you need to be aware of before you load your trunk with presents and... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
November 06, 2019
No one likes paying taxes, whether they be income taxes, sales taxes, estate taxes, or real estate taxes.  Yet, many Americans don’t pay taxes.  Obviously, failing to pay taxes is a very risky thing to do because, if you get caught, you may end up serving jail time in addition to having to pay the... Read More
Category: Damages
September 26, 2019
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The State of New York prohibits all drivers from using any handheld cell phone or face a traffic violation with up to a $150 fine. On top of that fine, there are surcharges based on where you were issued the ticket which can run $88 or $93. What’s more, is that second or third offenses within the... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
August 27, 2019
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An auto accident involving a commercial truck or tractor-trailer often has devastating consequences. Catastrophic injuries such as brain injury and spinal cord injury are common, but truck accidents are also among the deadliest of motor vehicle collisions and crashes. In 2017 alone, there were 450,... Read More
Category: Truck Accidents
August 13, 2019
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Rear-end or head-on car accidents often cause spinal injuries. Our personal injury lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains the parts of the spine, testing, and spinal cord injury types in part one of our spine injury educational video series. If you or a loved one has experienced a herniated disc or another... Read More
July 31, 2019
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Shoulder injuries are often caused by auto accidents and workplace or construction accidents. Damage to the shoulder joint, tendons, rotator cuff, and other shoulder injuries such as fractures and broken bones can permanently impact the functionality of your shoulder and may leave you with chronic... Read More