Brain and Head Injury

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For family, friends and the injured, brain damage can be severely life changing. Head traumas caused by a vehicle collision, fall, or another event similar, has the potential to cause serious and permanent brain damage. In many cases, people with moderate brain damage go unaware of their disability. This occurs because there is a variety… Read more »

Alcohol-Related Crashes

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Because drunk driving “accidents” are always preventable, the crash is not considered an accident. In the event that a person is killed or injured by a drunk driver, they are a victim of a crime. Often times, with a BAC (blood alcohol concentration) level as low as .02%, there is a decline in visual functions… Read more »

Health Insurance Reimbursement

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There are some health insurance companies may want you to reimburse them for any medical expenses paid on your behalf for your injury. Most health insurance companies have a clause about “rights of subrogation.” This is a term that means a health insurance company can get payment for the services provided if you get a settlement… Read more »

$1 Billion Jury Award in 3rd Pinnacle Trial

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If you have had hip implant surgery or have a hip in recall, contact The Ahearne Law Firm, PLLC for a free consultation. Call nationwide at (845) 986-2777. On December 1, 2016, a Texas federal jury awarded $40 million in compensatory damages and more than $1 billion in punitive damages to six plaintiffs. The award… Read more »

Why You Need a Dog Bit Attorney in New York

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(Definition- Propensity: An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way.) Under New York’s dangerous dog statute, owners found liable for their dog’s attack or other actions causing injury are responsible for several expenses. These may include: medical bills, monetary damages for pain and suffering, lost income, and any other expenses that are… Read more »

Insurance Company Liens and Personal Injury Suits: ERISA and NEW YORK’S NO LIEN LAW STATUTE – Part 2 of 2

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Health insurance companies that want reimbursement for medical expenses related to a personal injury settlement or court award should always be verified before you pay the claim. The names of a health insurance company do not automatically grant that company a reimbursement. The health plan and documents are where it is stated if the health… Read more »

Insurance Company Liens and Personal Injury Suits: ERISA and NEW YORK’S NO LIEN LAW STATUTE – Part 1 of 2

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Beware of your health insurance policy. Some health insurance companies may want you to reimburse them for any medical expenses paid on your behalf for your injury. Most health insurance companies have a clause about “rights of subrogation.” This is a term that means a health insurance company can get payment for the services provided… Read more »

Bicycle & Car Accident

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Automobile and bicycle accidents: – things to do after an accident and things to do to avoid an accident Basic Safety Tips for a cyclist: Barton Slavin With over thirty three (33) years as a practicing attorney Barton L. Slavin, Esq. leads a staff and network of experienced attorneys that meets both corporate and personal… Read more »

Bicycle Accident

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In my experience, bicycle cases present factual and legal issues that are different than regular automobile accident cases.  They are not simple matters and having an attorney who knows about bicycle injures is important. The view from the saddle is different from that in an automobile. Barton Slavin With over thirty three (33) years as… Read more »