Recent Blog Posts
How to Win a Slip and Fall/Trip and Fall in NY
If you had a slip and fall accident or trip and fall accident on someone else’s property, you could have a claim for compensation. You’ll need to take the right steps to build a strong case for recovery, and special rules may apply depending upon whether you were hurt inside a building or out… Read More »
What Is a Contingency Fee?
Lawyers charge different kinds of fees for different types of work. Different types of lawyers tend to have different fee structures, in addition to differences within their specific rates. If you’ve researched personal injury attorneys, you’ve likely come across the term “contingency fee.” Personal injury attorneys like those at the Kohn Law Firm work… Read More »
Know Your Rights Following a Trip and Fall
A trip and fall accident can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. While they are more common among individuals in certain work settings such as the construction industry, they can happen to everyday business patrons and pedestrians everywhere. If you suffered a trip and fall, you may find yourself battling serious injuries,… Read More »
What Accidents Are Considered Catastrophic?
If you’ve read the news or legal blogs, you’ve likely come across the phrase “catastrophic accident” or “catastrophic injury.” Although evocative of something big and terrible, the term “catastrophic” might not actually be very clear on its own. When we say that there was a catastrophic accident, what do we mean? Read on to… Read More »
Who Is Liable for a Slip and Fall in New York?
If you were hurt on someone else’s property in New York, you may be entitled to compensation. Recovering compensation after a slip and fall accident requires identifying the proper party to hold responsible and gathering the right kind of proof to demonstrate their liability. Below, we discuss who can and should be held liable… Read More »
Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage
After a serious car crash, it’s important to determine who was at fault for the accident. Assuming the victim suffered a serious injury, they have the right to file a claim against the at-fault driver. The at-fault driver will be liable for the victim’s medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and non-economic harm such… Read More »
Truck Accidents vs. Car Accidents
Accidents involving semi-tractors, tractor-trailers, eighteen-wheelers, and other large trucks are not the same as accidents involving passenger cars. There are many key differences between the two, and recovering compensation after a large truck crash requires an understanding of those differences regarding evidence, facts, and the applicable law. Continue reading for a discussion of several… Read More »
What Happens When You’re at Fault in a Car Accident in New York?
If you were involved in a car accident and you believe you might be at fault, do not panic. New York’s auto insurance system is set up to mitigate the risk of anyone going bankrupt because of a crash. Below, we discuss what happens after a car crash and how liability is determined if… Read More »
How to Handle Medical Bills After an NYC Car Accident
If you have experienced a car accident in New York, it does not take much for your medical bills to rack up. Car accident victims can be left with hefty medical expenses including but not limited to the following: Ambulance transportation fees Emergency room and hospital fees Medical treatment and surgery X-rays, MRI scans,… Read More »
Mind Your Words: What Not to Say After a Car Accident
For most drivers, getting into a car accident can be an overwhelming and even scary ordeal. If you are involved in a car accident, however, it’s important to know what to say and what not to say so as to receive the compensation you deserve. Unknowingly saying the wrong thing following a car accident… Read More »