Injured When a Person Opened A Motor Vehicle Door Into Your Cycle? What Are Your Legal Rights?

Biking in New York City has become a preferred and modern mode of transportation both in the country setting and along the busy streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The benefits of this mode of transportation cannot be overstated. It provides exercise, convenience, and in many cases, speed. Yet, riding a bike in heavy New York… Continue reading Injured When a Person Opened A Motor Vehicle Door Into Your Cycle? What Are Your Legal Rights?

The Frankel Law Firm Settles Lead Poisoning Case for $1,500,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Frankel Law Firm in New York City recently settled a lead poisoning case for the sum of One Million and Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.). This sum represents the present cost of the settlement. The settlement was structured and will pay to the plaintiff future periodic payments.… Continue reading The Frankel Law Firm Settles Lead Poisoning Case for $1,500,000

The Legal Rights of an Individual in New York State to Bring Lawsuits After Becoming an Adult

What rights does a young adult have to bring an action dating back many years to a time when he or she was a child? An example may be instructive on this issue. A young adult, 20 years of age, learns that when she was 3 years old she suffered from an elevated lead level. … Continue reading The Legal Rights of an Individual in New York State to Bring Lawsuits After Becoming an Adult

Accidents on Defective or Poorly Maintained New York City Sidewalks – Who is Legally Responsible for Maintaining the Sidewalk?

In New York City there are statutes which define the legal responsibility to maintain sidewalks. The New York Administrative Code Section 7-210 which was effective on September 14, 2003 (and therefore applicable since that date,) provides that it is the legal duty of the owner of a property abutting any sidewalk (including the intersection portion… Continue reading Accidents on Defective or Poorly Maintained New York City Sidewalks – Who is Legally Responsible for Maintaining the Sidewalk?

Brooklyn Auto Accident Attorney Answers Questions Regarding Legal Width of Buses, Trucks, and Vans in the City of New York

If you have legal questions after a serious auto, motorcycle, bike, bus or truck accident, then you should consult an experienced lawyer practicing in Brooklyn. At times an accident may call into question many complex legal issues. Tragic accidents causing great harm to pedestrians may be caused by extended side mirrors on buses, trucks and… Continue reading Brooklyn Auto Accident Attorney Answers Questions Regarding Legal Width of Buses, Trucks, and Vans in the City of New York

Brooklyn Auto Accident Attorney Answers Questions Regarding Crossing Over a Double Yellow Line to Pass a Double Parked Vehicle in New York City

If you have legal questions after a serious auto, motorcycle, bike, bus or truck accident, then you should consult an experienced lawyer practicing in Brooklyn. Many times split second decisions can result in serious accidents. Let’s take a common example of a simple driving situation which everyone faces at one time or another which can… Continue reading Brooklyn Auto Accident Attorney Answers Questions Regarding Crossing Over a Double Yellow Line to Pass a Double Parked Vehicle in New York City