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I Signed a Waiver and Was Injured; what should I do?

If you or a loved one are injured due to someone else's negligence, you may be wondering about your options, including pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. However, when you start thinking about pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, you may be concerned because perhaps you signed a liability waiver that may try to prevent you from filing a lawsuit if you are injury. However, depending on the waiver's wording and the state and local laws, you may have several options.

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Personal Injury Annuity Settlements

Personal injury cases can be long and exhausting for those injured. At the end of the process, the injured party will hopefully receive a settlement that will help support their family into the future as personal injuries can have long-lasting impacts on health and finances. However, many may be surprised that personal injury payments do not always come in a lump sum payment.

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Are You Aware of Uber’s Arbitration Rules?

Millions of people use Uber every year, but many people may not know the terms they have agreed to by using the app to order a ride share vehicle. Uber has recently updated their terms of service to include a clause that riders can only make claims against them through arbitration, not with jury trials.

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What to do if you’re in a Bicycle accident

With winter ending and no snow in sight, New York City should expect an increase in cyclists around the city streets. However, not everyone takes extra care to ensure cyclists are safe and can ride without injury on the streets of New York. Cars, buses, blocked bike lanes, and unsafe streets all pose a risk to bicyclists and lead to serious injury. Some accidents are difficult to avoid especially if they are caused by someone else. If your cyclists and get injured while on your bicycle, there are a few things you need to do right away.

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The Covid-19 Pandemic has not stopped us!

When the Pandemic started over a year ago, no one could have predicted the lasting effect it would have had on the world. No aspect of life was not impacted by the Pandemic, and that includes the legal system. According to some reports, the number of civil lawsuits resolved in New York dropped by 39% compared to 2019, and the New York backlog of cases grew by 8%.

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Greenberg Law Team Has Major Verdict Accomplishment

In our previous blog post about the Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims, we discussed how not hiring a personal injury lawyer and not seeking medical attention right away after an injury can be major mistakes made after a personal injury. However, these are just two of several mistakes that can be made by injured parties after apersonal injury has occurred.

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Topics in Personal Injury Lawsuits: Don’t let social media cost you big

In our previous blog post about the Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims, we discussed how not hiring a personal injury lawyer and not seeking medical attention right away after an injury can be major mistakes made after a personal injury. However, these are just two of several mistakes that can be made by injured parties after apersonal injury has occurred.

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Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims: Part 3

In previous blog posts we discussed common mistakes those trying to pursue a personal injury case often make. Lay people often fail to follow through with proper medical treatment or fail to collect witness contact information. Two more common mistakes include:

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New Seatbelt law in Effect in NY

New Seatbelt law in Effect in NY

If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, often you may be seeking compensation from an insurance company that covers the negligent parties. Always remember that insurance companies are businesses with shareholders who expect money to be saved not spent, and therefore their goal is to pay as little compensation as possible to personal injury claimants.

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Slip & Fall Injury Lawsuit Legal Complications

In our previous blog post about the Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims, we discussed how not hiring a personal injury lawyer and not seeking medical attention right away after an injury can be major mistakes made after a personal injury. However, these are just two of several mistakes that can be made by injured parties after apersonal injury has occurred.

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Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims: Part 2

Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims: Part 2

In our previous blog post about the Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Claims, we discussed how not hiring a personal injury lawyer and not seeking medical attention right away after an injury can be major mistakes made after a personal injury. However, these are just two of several mistakes that can be made by injured parties after apersonal injury has occurred.

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How Insurance Companies Fight Personal Injury Lawsuits

If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, often you may be seeking compensation from an insurance company that covers the negligent parties. Always remember that insurance companies are businesses with shareholders who expect money to be saved not spent, and therefore their goal is to pay as little compensation as possible to personal injury claimants.

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Topics in Personal Injury: Homeowner liability

Topics in Personal Injury: Homeowner liability

When you or a loved one has been injured on someone else’s property as a result of the property owner’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation from their homeowner or renter’s insurance. Whether you are a guest in the home, an employee at the home, like a domestic worker, home health aide, or cleaning person, or a contractor performing services at the home, you may be entitled to compensation from the liability policy.

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Topics in Personal Injury: NYC Injury Claim on Decline

Based on a recent report by the NYC City Comptroller, the total number and amount of claims against New York City both significantly dropped from 2018 to 2019. If you have a personal injury claim against NYC the reports can give an idea of how the city may address the...

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Topics in Personal Injury: Claim Versus Lawsuit

When you or your loved one is injured as a result of someone else's negligence, you may have several important decisions to make before you can start the process of getting the compensation you deserve, including whether you should file a claim or pursue a lawsuit. In...

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Different types of personal injury lawsuits

Different types of personal injury lawsuits

At GREENBERG LAW P.C. we know that each personal injury case is unique. No two plaintiffs are the same; neither are their injuries or the impact those injuries have on their lives We take pride in treating each client individually, based on their experience and needs.. Some of the more common personal injury lawsuits include:

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Even trial lawyers go to mediation

Even trial lawyers go to mediation

Unlike at many personal injury firms, where only a select few attorneys have trial experience, all of the attorneys at Greenberg Law P.C. are established trial attorneys with court room experience before judges and juries. While going to trial may be one way to resolve a case for money compensation, most cases are resolved by settlement negotiation.

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How Long Does a Personal Injury lawsuit should take?

How Long Does a Personal Injury lawsuit should take?

When you or a loved one is involved in an accident, time is of the essence. Medical bills can pile up and loss of income as a result of an injury can be financially devastating. While personal injury lawsuits do not take forever, they generally do take time and maybe lengthy.

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How To Get Maximum Compensation for your Personal Injury Claim

How To Get Maximum Compensation for your Personal Injury Claim

An injury to you or your loved one can be a life-altering event. Whether injured at work, on the street or even in your own home, the damage it can cause may make normal life impossible. Therefore, it is essential to get the maximum compensation you and your family deserve as quickly as possible. Trying to negotiate with the negligent party or their insurance carrier typically leads to minimal compensation. Hiring a tough and experienced team of lawyers to handle your claim is the best way to aim for maximum recovery on the claim.

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Know Your Rights: Statutes of Limitation Paused

Know Your Rights: Statutes of Limitation Paused

Due to the Coronavirus, Governor Cuomo has made several sweeping changes throughout New York. One of those changes has been to pause the statute of limitations in all criminal and civil cases. Originally, the statute of limitations for civil and criminal cases was paused in New York until April 19th. However, the governor has paused the statute of limitations again until May 7th, and it could be paused further based on the current health situation.

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