Can You Get Punitive Damages for Negligence in New York?

Can I Get Punitive Damages in NY? | O’Connor and Partners, PLLC

In New York, accident victims have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit and pursue compensation for injuries they sustained due to someone else’s negligent behavior. Once fault is proven, victims may recover compensatory damages for their physical, emotional, and financial losses. In certain situations, however, they may recover more. Punitive damages are awarded […]

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What Are Traumatic Brain Injury Signs and Symptoms?

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Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are among the most common serious injuries sustained in vehicle collisions and other accidents. As researchers continue to study these injuries, we continue to gain a clearer understanding of just how dangerous these injuries really are. Even if a traumatic brain injury isn’t life-threatening, it can still have life-altering effects—and even […]

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How Do Insurance Adjusters Investigate?

How Do Insurance Investigations Work? | O’Connor and Partners, PLLC

After suffering an injury caused by another’s negligence, you may be facing high medical bills, pain and suffering, and time away from work you and your family cannot afford. In cases of personal injury, it is important to know your rights and understand the legal process and how an insurance investigation impacts your case. While […]

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Personal Injury Settlement Timeline

What Is the Personal Injury Settlement Process? | O’Connor and Partners

When you get injured in an accident, there are several steps involved in recovering your losses. Some of these steps you will need to take on your own, and others you will need to hire an attorney to handle for you.  With more than 150 years of combined experience, the accomplished attorneys at O’Connor & […]

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What to Expect from a Personal Injury Settlement Offer

Personal Injury Settlement Expectations | O'Connor and Partners

When you are injured in a car accident, slip and fall, dog attack, or any other incident that leaves you in pain and facing financial distress, you want to receive an insurance settlement as quickly as possible. So, when a settlement offer comes, almost any amount can seem too good to be true. But, before […]

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Building Your Brain Injury Claim

How a Lawyer Can Help with a Brain Injury Lawsuit

If you have been diagnosed with a brain injury as a result of a traumatic accident, ensuring that you have the financial resources you need for the future is key. If negligence was a factor in your brain injury case, an experienced lawyer can pursue a personal injury claim on your behalf. Multiple steps are […]

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