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Roll-Over Accidents in NY: Lawsuits & Statistics

Rollover accidents are some of the most traumatic events a motorist could experience. Unlike other types of car accidents, there are usually numerous factors that contribute to the crash. Road conditions, environmental factors and the driver’s role in the crash are all accounted for when determining liability in an investigation.  Any New Yorker injured after…
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Can You Sue for Laceration Injuries?

Victims of negligence may be entitled to claim compensation for economic and emotional losses that resulted from laceration injuries. Cuts and lacerations are the type of injuries that one can sustain for a variety of reasons, from vehicle collisions to dog bites. In severe cases, treatments can require lengthy hospital stays and victims may be left with…
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Manhattan Motorcycle Accidents | Lawsuits and Compensation

Motorcycle accidents are on the rise in Manhattan, and reckless behavior may be partly to blame, according to reports from the Insurance Information Institute. New York City experienced a spike in motorcycle fatalities over the past year. According to city data collected from the NYPD, 50 motorcycle accidents claimed lives on NYC streets in 2020,…
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Paralysis Injuries: Lawsuits & Compensation

Paralysis injuries reduce or eliminate victims’ abilities to move or perform normal physical motions, leading to loss of employment, lower quality of life, and more. If a paralysis injury was caused by a third party’s negligence, victims may be eligible to file an injury lawsuit to gain compensation for damages.  Proving Negligence in a Paralysis…
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Boat Accident Lawyers: Lawsuits & Compensation

The Law Offices of Sobo & Sobo represent people who have been injured or whose family members have been killed in recreational boating accidents. Boating accident lawyers must specialize in the complexities of local boating laws and federal regulations that govern the waterways.  With decades of experience and legal knowledge, the attorneys at Sobo &…
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Bicycle Accident Lawyers in NYC: Lawsuits & Compensation

  Riding a bicycle is one of the most common ways that New York City residents travel throughout Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs. When a bicycle accident occurs due to another driver or pedestrian’s negligence, injured victims may be entitled to compensation. Contacting an NYC bicycle accident attorney helps victims win settlements that cover medical…
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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Personal injury settlements are one of the few types of lawsuits that are tax exempt. Most other lawsuit settlements are taxable, meaning the party winning the lawsuit must give a portion of their compensation to the IRS. Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? The IRS allows settlements won in a personal injury case to be excluded…
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Truck Accident Attorneys: Commercial Lawsuits & Compensation

The law holds truck drivers to higher safety standards than others. Both they and those around them have a lot to lose any time they are involved in an accident. In addition to the impacts of big rigs and the injuries that causes, serious traffic violations could cost truck drivers their Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs),…
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How Much Does a Broken Back Cost in NY?

Breaking one’s back or suffering any other major back injury can be both physically debilitating and very expensive in New York. The back is not a single bone but is instead a collection of 33 vertebrae, which are small, protective bones that defend the spinal cord. The cost of a broken back can vary dramatically…
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