I was hurt on the job but my employer does not have Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Am I out of luck? What can I do?
The law in the State of New York requires that an employer carry workers’ compensation insurance. While there are some exceptions to this general rule, they are very narrow ones, and apply in only a few instances.
So what does your employer being uninsured mean to you? Well, you will be happy to know that the law[...]
Second Department Reverses Trial Court’s Order for Unified Trial in Golf Cart Accident Case
A man was operating a golf cart around a turn when he was confronted by an oncoming golf cart operated by an employee of the golf club. The man was forced to swerve in an attempt to avoid a collision, and his golf cart struck a metal guardrail, pinning his left leg between his golf cart and the guardrail. The injured man sued the golf club to re[...]
I was attacked in the parking lot of a store where I was shopping. The guy grabbed my bag and threw me to the ground and I broke my arm. When the cop
The facts that you have presented here in your question give rise to what we call an “inadequate security” or a “negligent security” case. These incidents fall under a broader category known as “premises liability” cases and third party crimes. Believe it or not when you go to a store to shop an un[...]
I was walking on the sidewalk the other day and slipped and fell on snow and ice. I broke my wrist. Who is responsible for my injury?
Falling on a sidewalk is known as a “premises liability “ case due to what we call a “dangerous condition” that existed at the time of your fall. As in all personal injury cases we must prove that some one was at fault: usually that the owner of the area in which you fell was negligent in some way and that negligenc[...]