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Can Stress and Anxiety Qualify as Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

Can Stress and Anxiety Qualify as Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?
​ When you've been injured in an accident of any kind , the mental stress and anxiety you suffer can, in some ways, be worse than your physical injuries. Mental anguish can be debilitating and can cause as much harm to your happiness as almost any physical injury. Dealing with a lawsuit can heap more stress on top of the enormous pile you're alread...
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New York Workers Comp Claim Timeline

New York Workers Comp Claim Timeline
If you or someone close to you has been injured or killed on the job in the state of New York, you need to know how to file a workers compensation claim . Here's what you need to know about the claims process and the timeline you can expect. Right Away The injured worker should seek medical care right away. He or she should also inform his or her s...
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New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damages

New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damages
If you're the plaintiff in a medical malpractice suit, you can generally pursue two kinds of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages include the cost of medical bills and compensation for wages that you could not earn while you were laid up due to medical malpractice. Non-economic damages refer to less tangible losses, such as pain and...
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When to Speak with a Personal Injury Attorney

​ After getting hurt in an accident that was someone else's fault , you might be entitled to compensation to pay for medical expenses, lost wages, transportation costs, pain and suffering, and other losses. Unfortunately, your insurance company may not be offering you as much as you're entitled to. They may offer you a lower amount in the hopes tha...
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Filing a Death Claim in New York

Filing a Death Claim in New York
If someone you care about has passed away due to an injury or illness that occurred on the job, you may be able to file a workers compensation death claim . A death claim will enable the deceased person's dependents to receive monetary compensation that can help them pay medical bills and funeral expenses and make ends meet now that their breadwinn...
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