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… Continue reading Haicken Law Recovers 100k From Liberty Mutual Insurance
Does NY have a motorcycle helmet law? If Iâ€™m injured in a motorcycle accident and Iâ€™m not wearing a helmet, can this be held against me? Yes and yes. See below for more information. New York Law states that all operators (drivers) and passengers on motorcycles must wear helmets. The law applies whether or not… Continue reading What are the Motorcycle Helmet Laws in NYC?
The Law Team recently settled a case against GEICO insurance for $75,000 after a weeklong trial. Our client, a Brooklyn woman in her 30s, was walking home from work when she was hit by a left turning car that was insured by GEICO. She sustained a torn meniscus, but did not require surgery. She also… Continue reading Haicken Law Recovers $75,000 From Geico
In New York, passengers and drivers of motorcycles are not covered by no fault. The good news is that if youâ€™re injured in a motorcycle accident, you donâ€™t have to meet the serious injury threshold. Unfortunately, it also means that your medical bills will not be covered by any of the car or motorcycle insurance… Continue reading If I’m injured in a motorcycle accident, who pays my medical bills? Am I covered by “No fault?”