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Can I Get Workers Compensation Benefits For Hearing Loss?

Workers Comp After Hearing Loss From Working Losing your hearing means missing out on a lot of life events. Your child’s recitals, your favorite bands, and even the simple pleasure of hearing your spouse’s voice may be lost without your hearing . Workers compensation laws in New York state provide compensation to you for your …

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I Was Rear ended When I Was Stopped at a Light. I Went to the ER, and was Given a Clean Bill of Health. How much is that Case Worth?

How Much is My Small Tissue Claim Worth in NYC This is a perfect case on liability. This means that in this scenario, the driver who rear ends the motorcyclist would be found 100% at fault. There is no comparative fault on behalf of the motorcyclist. Insurance adjusters refer to these cases as “dollar one” …

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I Got Rear Ended When I Was Stopped at a Light. I Went to the ER, and Was Given a Clean Bill of Health. How Much is That Case Worth?

This is a perfect case on liability. This means that in this scenario, the driver who rear ends the motorcyclist would be found 100% at fault. There is no comparative fault on behalf of the motorcyclist. Insurance adjusters refer to these cases as “dollar one” cases. This means that the insurance company is on the …

I Got Rear Ended When I Was Stopped at a Light. I Went to the ER, and Was Given a Clean Bill of Health. How Much is That Case Worth? Read More »

I Was in a Motorcycle Accident, but I Was Hardly Injured at All. Am I Still Entitled to Compensation?

What am I Entitled to After a Motorcycle Accident with Minimal Injury. Yes! Under New York Law, there is no minimal amount of injury needed to receive compensation. The Serious Injury Threshold applies to car accidents, but does not apply if you are a driver or passenger on a motorcycle. (If a motorcycle hits a …

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Who can I Sue if I Slipped and Fell on a Sidewalk in New York City

I tripped and fell on the sidewalk. Who do I sue? In the City of New York, you sue either the City, or the abutting landowner, depending on where you fell. The law governing sidewalk liability in New York City is Municipal Law 7-210. Before this law was passed, the City was responsible for all …

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Should I take out a Loan for my Injury Lawsuit?

Can I take out a loan for my injury lawsuit? Sometimes you can. And sometimes you should. There’s nothing wrong with it. Here’s how it works. What is litigation or lawsuit financing? Is that the same as no recourse financing? If you’ve been injured in an accident, you’re probably going through a very difficult period. …

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$100,000 Slip and Fall Settlement for a Woman in Bronx, NY

Slip and Fall Settlement Details The LAW TEAM settled a case for $100,000 for a Bronx woman who slipped and fell at a department store in Harlem. She sustained a hairline fracture of the radius, and a tear of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). She slipped on water inside of the store, near the cash …

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$50,000 Recovered for a Pedestrian Hit by an Uninsured Motorist

The LAW TEAM recently settled a case for $50,000 for a pedestrian who was hit by a car. The settlement involved 2 insurance companies – 21st Century and AAA. The pedestrian was hit by a car that had only $25,000 of insurance through 21st Century Insurance. She sustained fractures of 2 vertebrae in her neck. …

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Haicken Law Settles a 2 Million Dollar Motorcycle Accident

Settlement Details The LAW TEAM recently settled a case for $2 Million for an injured motorcyclist. A truck made a left turn in front of him causing significant injuries. Aside from broken bones, he also sustained soft tissue injuries – torn ligaments and herniated discs that- that required four surgeries.

Haicken Law Recovers 100k From Liberty Mutual Insurance

The LAW TEAM secured a $100,000 settlement for a 12-year old Brooklyn child who was hit by a car while riding his scooter. The child sustained a compound tibia/fibula fracture that necessitated emergency surgery. The at fault driver, insured by Progressive, had only $50,000 of insurance. Due to the severity of the injury, and the …

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