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How to Sue Your Landlord For Negligence in NYC

If you or a family member has suffered an injury due to a hazardous condition it is imperative that you fully understand your legal rights and all possible options available to you before you proceed any further. Contact our highly experienced and dedicated New York Landlord Negligence Attorneys, we are dedicated to ensuring that our client’s rights are protected and that they receive justice and full and fair compensation for their injuries, lost wages and pain and suffering...

Personal Injury Attorneys in New York The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP Can Help

New York is a busy place with lots of moving parts. Unfortunately this often leads to injuries. While ‘accidents happen’ the law mandates who is responsible for what. Sadly in a city like New York, the law can be a dizzying maze of tort law and municipal codes. The last thing you need is to try to figure this out on your own while recovering from an accident! That’s way you need to consult with a NYC personal injury attorney who can help you get your day in court.

Who’s Liable?

Whether you are in a auto accident with a cab or trip and fall down stairs while visiting a friend’s apartment, there are liability issues you might not think of. Will the taxicab company fight you in court? Were the stairs safe and adequately lit? In either case, a different set of laws will apply. If you have a severe injury, you owe it to yourself and your family to consult with a NYC personal injury attorney to determine if there are liability issues involved.

Attorney Protection

Businesses and insurance companies do not like going to court. However just because they wish to settle is often the wrong choice for the injured party. Too often the out-of-court settlement is for a fraction of what you are entitled to. Even if you do settle, using a professional NYC personal injury attorney will help you get a fair settlement.

It’s Your Due!

Far too often people don’t fight for their rights because they see the incident as merely ‘something which just happened’ or accident with no negligence. This, however, is not the case. Liability is not changed by intent so if you have been injured, don’t let the following sway you:

  • Feelings that going to court is needlessly vindictive to the other party.
  • Feelings that you cannot win against the other party’s lawyers.
  • Feelings that you do not want to be seen as trying to make a profit over an accident.

Again, liability is the law and it is up to the court to decide how much at fault the other party is. If you don’t sue, the court will never be able to make such a ruling.

Contact us from Manhattan or Brooklyn

If you believe you may have a claim, contact the law office of Edelsteins, Faegenburg and Brown for a consultation at 212-425-1999. Our lines are open 24 hours a day or you can mail us questions as well.

Can you sue for slipping on a NYC Sidewalk or tripping on a pothole?

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio recently embarked on a tour of efforts to clean up the pothole-ravaged aftermath of one of the harshest winters in the city’s history. CBS New York reported that the city has repaired over 338,000 potholes since January 1, 2014. Still, residents are dialing 311 at a frantic pace to report holes in city roads and sidewalks that remain open and dangerous because the city simply cannot move fast enough. While the potholes remain, New York residents are becoming injured...

East Harlem Gas Leak Explosion: Anyone Affected Might Have a Suit

In just a few minutes, everything can change and that was the case for the residents of 1644 and 1646 Park Ave. in East Harlem. On March 12, 2014 people had left for work and school as usual for a Wednesday morning. One woman noted that she had smelled gas and thought she had left her stove on, but she went back in to check, and it was off. Another woman on the second floor named Sarah Borrero said she smelled gas on Wednesday morning as well. Hiring an experienced NYC personal injury lawyer will be able to answer any questions or concerns regarding the accident and next steps that are need to be taken...

The most important steps to take when you're involved in any car accident

When someone gets into their car, they expect to arrive at their destination safely. When someone who has been using drugs attempts to drive a vehicle, they put their life in danger and also the lives of everyone around them. Driving under the influence is the number one cause of vehicular death in the United States today. Hiring a trusted and experienced New York personal Injury attorney will fight for the justice and compensation you deserve in order to live as normal of a life as possible...

Wrongful Death Auto Accident Fatalities Increase

U.S. auto accident fatalities increased in 2012

The death of a family member or a loved one is a traumatic experience. This trauma is made worse if that death could have been avoided by observance of safety standards, traffic laws or responsible driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there were 33,561 deaths due to auto accidents in 2012 as compared to 32,479 in 2011...