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Implied Consent and The Family Car

Many people don’t think twice when it comes to lending their car to a family member or friend.  However, based on the doctrine of respondeat superior, even if you are not behind the wheel, you can still be held vicariously liable if the driver to whom you loaned your vehicle gets into an accident.  The […]

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A Closer Look at Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When a person files a personal injury lawsuit in New York State, generally, what he or she is seeking is compensation for the injuries they have sustained and the financial burden caused by those injuries. This compensation is known as damages. Courts will award damages to an injured plaintiff, payable by the defendant or defendant’s […]

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Summertime Accidents in Parks and Playgrounds

The arrival of warm weather means enjoying time outdoors, at the playground, in a park or maybe just sitting on a bench. Many public spaces are owned and maintained by the City. Sometimes, they are privately owned such as a playground at an apartment complex.

Public spaces and parks need to be regularly inspected and […]

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New Cases Make It Easier For Injured Recreational Bicyclists To Win Claims

There has been some good news recently for recreational cyclists injured due to negligence in New York State. Several recent court decisions have ruled that the risk of an accident is not automatically assumed by someone who is simply riding his or her bicycle on a paved road.

Generally, the law states that someone who […]

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