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Frequently asked questions


Injury Law

What types of cases fall under injury law?

Injury law, also known as personal injury law, covers cases where individuals have been physically or psychologically injured due to the negligence or intentional wrongdoing of another party. This can include car accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, and more.

What compensation am I entitled to in a personal injury case?

Compensation in a personal injury case, also known as damages, may include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and in some cases, punitive damages. The amount of compensation you may be entitled to depends on the specifics of your case and the extent of your injuries.

How do i know if I have a valid personal injury claim?

To have a valid personal injury claim, you must be able to prove that another party was negligent or intentionally harmed you, and that this negligence or intentional conduct directly resulted in your injury. Consulting with a personal injury attorney is the best way to determine if you have a viable claim.

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit in New York?

In New York, the statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits is generally three years from the date of the injury. However, there are exceptions to this rule, so it's important to consult with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure that you don't miss any deadlines.

Employment Law

What is employment law?

Employment law encompasses the legal rights and obligations between employers and employees. It covers a wide range of issues such as wages, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and workplace safety.

What should I do if I believe I am being discriminated against at work?

If you believe you are experiencing discrimination at work based on factors such as race, gender, age, disability, or other protected characteristics, it's important to document the incidents and contact an experienced employment law attorney immediately. They can advise you on your rights and guide you through the appropriate legal steps.

Can my employer terminate me without cause?

New York is an employment-at-will state, which means that employers can generally terminate employees for any reason or no reason at all, as long as it's not discriminatory or in violation of an employment contract. However, there are exceptions to this rule, and an attorney can help you determine if your termination was lawful.

What is sexual harassment and what should I do if I experience it at work?

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that creates a hostile or offensive work environment. If you experience sexual harassment at work, you should report it to your employer's HR department or supervisor and consult with an attorney to explore your legal options.
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