Have you been involved in a car accident in New York, or suffered from medical
malpractice, product liability, or even assault?
At some point in your life, you will probably be the victim of negligence or
an assault that causes a personal injury, and will need the service of a skilled
personal injury attorney. Knowing what to do and how to protect your rights is
If you do not follow the proper procedure, the outcome could be devastating.
Anyone who suffers a serious injury because of someone else's negligence
deserves compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and
For information about how we can help you, contact
our personal injury attorneys.
To learn more about what's involved with personal injury litigation and
trials, please read on.
Personal injury law revolves around torts. Torts are acts, or failures
to act, that interfere with somebody's freedom to enjoy their personal and
Torts can be based on:
Negligence: This is the failure to exercise ordinary care. Examples of
- failure to maintain safe walking areas leading to slips and falls
- poorly maintained playground equipment causing harm to children
- ineffective or missing public and workplace safety procedures leading to
physical or property damage
- substandard or faulty structures, equipment, and vehicles, causing or
contributing to accidents, pain, property damage, and loss of pay
- professional failure by doctors, nurses or other health care providers to
meet the community standard of medical care leading to, continuing, or even
adding to pain and suffering.
Product Liability: When a product causes harm to the consumer
even when it is used normally and properly, the seller and manufacturer are held
liable in such instances.
Willful Tort: This means any intentional wrong. Typical examples
of willful tort in New York are:
- Illegally invading a person's privacy
- Intentionally inflicting emotional distress on another person.
If you are considering a lawsuit in New York based on a tort, you must act
promptly. You may have a right to a monetary award, but you do not have
forever to pursue that right. The statute of limitations will penalize your
delay by foreclosing your rights.
Types of Personal Injury Cases
The following case descriptions may match your situation. Whatever the label,
you need a skilled
personal injury attorney who is ready, willing and able to show the other
side that you've been hurt and you mean business:
Commercial Vehicle Liability
Excessive Use of Force
Law Enforcement Liability
Medicare Fraud and Abuse
Plaintiffs Personal Injury
Police Brutality and Misconduct
Power Line Contact Injury
Railroad Accidents and Injuries
Repetitive Stress Injury
School Bus Accidents
Slip and Fall
Hubert Law Office
As established and reputable Brooklyn,
New York lawyers, we are proud to fight for the rights of our clients who
have suffered a personal injury in New York State. Since 1994, Hubert Law Office
attorneys have represented the people of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and
Staten Island, i.e., all of New York City.