Filing a Police Report After an Accident

Police Report After an Accident in New York

In New York, driver’s education courses are largely geared toward avoiding an auto accident. There is considerably less instruction on the subject of what to do after an accident. One of the first (and most important) steps to take after a New York car crash is filing a police report. It’s something you should do […]

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Damages in a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Damages After a Motorcycle Accident

Although injuries can happen in any kind of vehicle collision, motorcycle accidents consistently result in serious injury. Due to the smaller profile and lack of safety features of motorcycles, the motorcyclist is typically the one who suffers the most serious injuries in the impact. In New York, motorcycle accident claims are unlike other claims involving […]

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What to Do After a Dog Bite

Steps After a Dog Bite

Dogs are a beloved part of countless families throughout New York. Unfortunately, these seemingly perfect animal companions can seriously injure and even kill people in an attack. If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite, there are a few important steps you should take. O’Connor & Partners, PLLC has extensive experience serving […]

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Who Is Liable for a Car Accident?

At-Fault Parties in a Car Accident

Because of New York’s no-fault insurance laws, you may assume that questions of fault won’t apply after you are in a car accident. In reality, however, there are a variety of circumstances in which you can pursue a fault-based claim. When you do, proving liability is a crucial part of your case. An experienced car […]

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What Is Accident Reconstruction?

Accident Reconstruction in Your Injury Claim

Accident scenes begin to change moments after they happen. The police will investigate the crash after injury victims are treated and released or transported to the hospital. After that, emergency workers will begin cleaning up and clearing the scene. This process will get traffic moving again, but it can also cost you evidence that may […]

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What to Do After a Construction Accident

After a Construction Accident Injury

Construction workers are not strangers to hazardous working conditions. From heavy machinery to heights, construction sites are home to many dangers. However, just because construction work is dangerous does not mean you should be forced to handle the cost of an injury on your own. Workers’ compensation benefits are generally available after a construction accident, […]

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