Can I Sue for Slip and Fall?

Filing a Claim After a Slip and Fall Injury

After a fall, it is natural to look around to see what caused you to lose your footing. A variety of dangerous conditions – from wet surfaces to objects on the ground to loose carpeting to poor lighting – may have caused you to slip. If this is the case, who is liable for your […]

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Serious Injuries in a Semi Truck Accident

Serious Injury in a Truck Accident

Semi truck accidents frequently result in serious injuries. According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the vast majority of injury victims in semi truck accidents – 83 percent – are either occupants of passenger vehicles or motorcyclists, bicyclists, or pedestrians. Regardless of the mode of transportation, victims of semi truck accidents […]

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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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