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Determining Fault in a Car Accident — Why It Matters

Holtsville, New York, Car Accident Attorneys In car accident cases, the state of New York follows the principle of comparative negligence or comparative fault. According to the principle of comparative negligence, an injured driver can recover compensation for damages even if he or she is mostly at fault in a car accident. However, the amount… read more

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MTA Avoids Paying Claim Proving the Necessity of Good Legal Counsel

There are many special rules that an injured party must comply with when suing a municipality. For instance, if someone is harmed by a negligent driver of a Babylon, Huntington, or Hempstead government vehicle, there are several additional requirements which differ from other negligence claims. If those exact requirements are not followed, one risks forfeiting… read more

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Insurance Coverage for Car Accidents in New York

If you have been in a car, truck or motorcycle accident caused by another person, one of the first things you do is exchange insurance information. What kind of insurance coverage can you expect the other person to have to cover your injuries? If the car is in New York, then by law, that driver… read more

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New York Premises Liability Lawyers Suffolk County Nassau County

Who’s Responsible When You’re Injured on Someone’s Property? If someone is injured on another person’s property, the owner of that property may be responsible. When someone causes injuries to another person on their property, this is referred to as “premises liability.” Premises liability comes in a variety of flavors. It can include pool drownings, falling… read more

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Goodyear Settles Harley Accident Claim

Goodyear and Dunlop Tires have settled a lawsuit which alleged that one of its tires suddenly deflated, causing personal injuries to the riders of a motorcycle. The settlement was for an undisclosed amount, but according to court filings by Goodyear, was based on a decision settle immediately, “rather than risk an adverse and substantial verdict… read more

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Rosenberg & Gluck Case Results

Our client, a 25-year-old woman, was working at an office building when, unknown to her, the rear stoop was removed by a contractor who was going to reconstruct it. While attempting to exit the building she fell and fractured her ankle. The contractor claimed that they had blocked the door with warning tape. The owner… read more

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What’s a “ROM” measurement and why is it so important?

In all accident cases, it is necessary to prove you suffered an injury.  In a motor vehicle accident case, the injury must be what the law considers a “serious injury”.  Oftentimes, an injury may limit the degree to which you bend your neck, back, arm, knee, etc.  These limitations can be crucial evidence in proving… read more

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New State Law Bans Texting and Emailing While Driving

Many, if not most, of us have cell phones or other personal digital assistants (PDA) and we take them with us while we drive.  A law has been on the books for some time now that makes it illegal to drive while using a cell phone without a hands-free device.  Governor Paterson recently signed a… read more

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Just a reminder to . . . WEAR YOUR SEATBELT!

We cannot begin to stress the importance of wearing a seatbelt while riding in a motor vehicle.    New York State law requires that if you are sitting in the front seat of a motor vehicle, as either a driver or passenger, you must wear a seatbelt.  As the driver, you may be fined for… read more

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

You have likely heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  Well, this saying is quite accurate if you’ve been involved in an accident, whether it is a car accident, slip and fall or trip and fall.    If you are injured in an accident and later decide to sue the other parties… read more

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No-Fault Benefits (Part 5 – Denial of Benefits)

You were hurt in a motor vehicle accident and filed for No-Fault benefits.  You have treated with various doctors and therapists for your injuries. As mentioned in an earlier blog (Part 2), the no-fault carrier will likely “verify” your injuries.  In doing so, you may be required to appear for a so-called independent medical examination… read more

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No-Fault Benefits (Part 4 – APIP and OBEL)

New York State law requires that every auto insurance policy issued in New York must provide the mandatory minimum of $50,000 in personal injury protection or “PIP”.  As you may recall, PIP provides coverage for the following: medical expenses; lost wages; other necessary expenses; and a death benefit.  These categories are considered “basic economic loss”. … read more

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No-Fault Benefits (Part 3 – Lost Wages)

You were hurt in a motor vehicle accident and filed for No-Fault benefits.  Did you know that no-fault may reimburse you for lost wages?    If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident and are unable to work because of your injuries, you may be reimbursed by no-fault for the wages you lost.  No-Fault… read more

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No-Fault Benefits (Part 2 – Medical Treatment)

You were hurt in a motor vehicle accident and filed for No-Fault benefits.  What happens next?  What kind of treatment is covered?  Where do you go for treatment?  Who pays? Here is a list of medical expenses covered under No-Fault: Hospital Medical (examples: primary care physician, orthopedic surgeon) Surgical Dental Ambulance X-ray Prescriptions Prosthetic services… read more

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No-Fault Benefits: Part 1 – Overview

Did you know that if you are in a motor vehicle accident, the insurance company of the motor vehicle you were in must cover up to $50,000 of your medical bills and lost wages?    This coverage is called “No-Fault”.  No-fault is required by New York State law.  Every auto insurance policy issued in New… read more

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About Our Firm

Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P., was established in 1996 by Ted Rosenberg and Michael Gluck. Michael and Ted joined forces in 1996 to Fight for the Rights of Personal Injury Victims on Long Island, in Suffolk County.

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