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Motorist awarded maximum available insurance of $300,000.00 in arbitration proceeding

A Staten Island resident was recently awarded the sum of $300,000.00 by an Arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association. On July 18, 2017, Claimant was parallel parking her vehicle on Forest Avenue, when another vehicle approached from behind and struck the driver’s side of Claimant’s vehicle. Claimant

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Motorcycle accident case settled for $1,140,000.00

A lawsuit stemming from a motorcycle accident brought on behalf of a Staten Island Resident has been settled for the total sum of $1,140,000.00. The Defendant, Pietro Vitale, claimed that Vincent Bruno, who was riding a motorcycle at the time, was proceeding along Amboy Road at an

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He got more than me! Why Claim Amounts are Different When the Injury seems the same

He got more than me! Why Claim Amounts are Different When the Injury seems the same

  One way that victims of personal injury accidents make themselves upset is by researching accidents similar to theirs and finding out someone else got more money. When you file a personal injury claim, the first fact you have to become familiar with is that claim awards

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Should You Always Accept The First Offer? We Think Not

Should You Always Accept The First Offer? We Think Not

  After reviewing your case, your attorney has submitted a claim to the insurance company for your personal injury accident. It does not take long for the insurance company to respond with an offer for settlement. As you and your attorney review that first offer, you get

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What to Do When Your Injured in A Hit – and – Run Accident in New York

What to Do When Your Injured in A Hit – and – Run Accident in New York

  A hit-and-run accident in New York State is a very serious incident and crime. It is a serious incident because if someone is injured, then it becomes necessary to try and determine who will pay for the victim’s medical cost. It is a serious crime because

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Why You Should Never Accept a Pre – Medical Offer Without a Solicitors Advice

Why You Should Never Accept a Pre – Medical Offer Without a Solicitors Advice

  If you talk to people who have been involved in auto accidents or other personal injury situations, many of them will confess that they should have waited before signing the settlement offer from the insurance company. For the most part, insurance companies are interested in preserving

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The Tragic Consequences of Bad Driving

The Tragic Consequences of Bad Driving

  When we define bad driving, we are talking about people who create property damage and injure people with their driving on a fairly regularly basis. If your insurance premiums are roughly the same as your home mortgage payments, then you are a bad driver. But we

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Tainted Food Claims – Legal Strategies

Tainted Food Claims – Legal Strategies

  Lawsuits that derive from tainted food have many layers of legalities to clear before the plaintiff can find out if their claim is valid or not. Some states have made it easy to bring a claim against a food manufacturer, while other states put a tremendous

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Using Uber or Lyft? Do you know who pays for the riders injuries in car accidents?

Using Uber or Lyft? Do you know who pays for the riders injuries in car accidents?

  When the Uber and Lyft ride sharing services got started, they ran into trouble with taxi services and insurance companies. The taxi services saw these ride sharing companies as serious competition and, as it has turned out, the ride sharing apps are giving the taxi companies

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New York Car Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

New York Car Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

  It is a known fact that drivers who are 16 years old have more accidents than any other age group. Young teenagers are excited about getting their license, and they love to have their friends around when they are driving. When you add in the teenage

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