Category: Personal Injury News

How to Help Your Lawyer with Your Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury News | November 30, 2020

Personal injury lawsuits can be very complex, and many mistakes can prevent you from seeking full and fair compensation. When filing a personal injury claim, take these steps to help your attorney achieve the results you need. Don’t Talk About Your Case with Anyone but Your Attorney You should never speak to anyone except your…

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What are Legal Time Rounding Practices in New York State?

Personal Injury News | November 16, 2020

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), all employers must pay their employees for every hour they work. If you are an hourly employee, however, you may not always leave on the hour or arrive on the hour. In these situations, your employer must ensure that they follow time rounding guidelines to comply with…

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Is There a Time Limit for Sexual Harassment Claims in NY?

Personal Injury News | October 29, 2020

Sexual harassment in the workplace can cause significant emotional distress, create hostile working environments, and threaten employees’ livelihoods. If you experience harassment at your New York job, you may wonder what your legal options are. The truth is that you have multiple avenues to justice available to you, but you will need to file your…

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Sexual Harassment and Work from Home

Personal Injury News | October 15, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and an increase in remote jobs, many New Yorkers are finding themselves working from home. While this environment differs from a traditional workplace, remote employees still face many of the same challenges that onsite employees have to grapple with. This includes sexual harassment, or unwelcome sexual conduct such as inappropriate…

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How Do Insurers Value a Personal Injury Claim in New York?

Personal Injury News | August 18, 2020

Understanding how much compensation you should receive in a personal injury claim is vital to your recovery. Your injury settlement must pay for your ongoing medical costs, along with the other financial, physical, and emotional losses you incur. Accepting a lower settlement than you deserve can cause additional hardships later on, so calculating your estimated…

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