Personal Injury Law Information
Ice and snow are common this time of year in Upstate New York. These winter conditions are the main causes of slip and fall accidents during winter months. According to the lawyers at Basch & Keegan, most slip-and-fall accidents are preventable and they occur because the property owner acts negligently. Within the first month… Read More »
As soon as a lawsuit is filed, the defense will be scouring the internet for evidence to use against you. They will look for your social media pages and those of your friends, family, and coworkers. They will try to find unfavorable photos or posts where you are tagged, perhaps unknowingly. The defense will… Read More »
The phrase “black ice” is often used by slip and fall victims when explaining how their accident happened or describing their injuries to a medical professional. We know that property owners are responsible for maintaining their property after the accumulation of ice or snow, but “black ice” cases can present unique legal challenges. What… Read More »
It’s no surprise that construction sites are dangerous work environments. In fact, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the U.S. Falls from elevated work positions, such as scaffolding or ladders, are the number one leading cause of death in the construction industry. But what happens if you’re injured on the… Read More »
On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule that prohibits any nursing home that receives federal funding from requiring that its residents resolve any disputes in arbitration, instead of in court, according to a recent New York Times article. This rule, as issued by… Read More »
You just received your motorcycle license – congrats! Riding on the open road on your new bike can be exhilarating, freeing, and even relaxing. However, it can also be extremely dangerous to newbies and life threatening if the proper precautions aren’t taken. As a new rider, you know that you should always wear the… Read More »
Question: I was trailing two large semi trucks following each other for about a half of a mile. They were going extremely slow around 30 mph so I decided to pass them because you are allowed to pass on the road I was taking. I see no cars for at least 1 mile in… Read More »
Question: Last Thursday I fell at a federal building in Kingston, NY. I didn’t break any bones but I got quite sick. I have a large bruise on my right arm my knee right is painful. My back is hurting again. In the past I suffered from sciatica. I bumped my head on the… Read More »
Q&A: What Should I Do if I Slip and Fall Over Debris Left Out on Private Property and Broke My Wrist?
Slip and fall cases are common, especially during the winter months in the New York Hudson Valley area. From the moment an incident happens – that is the time to do some simple things to ensure that your injuries, the site of the accident, and witness information are well documented. In addition, it needs to be reported properly. It is… Read More »
Hudson Valley car accident & slip & fall attorneys Basch & Keegan discuss what to expect from a New York personal injury lawsuit.