New York Motor Cycle Statistics If you are one of these statistics, you may find the next piece of information even more interesting. According to the Hurt Report, a motorcycle safety study conducted in the United States, and published in 1981, two-thirds of multiple vehicle accidents involving a motorcycle were caused by the driver of the other vehicle violating the motorcycle’s right-of-way.According to, New […]
With difficult liability and causation issues, Insurance carrier offered 200K. Client declined offer and case was tried last week. Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson won an award of 950K by way of verdict.
Here is a Pulvers, Pulvers, Thompson & Friedman Auto Accident Settlement for the amount of $95,000. Recently we settled an auto case with major causation problems and soft tissue injuries (woman had multiple prior accidents). The insurance company’s initially offered $7K offer. We went to mediation and walked away from their $30K offer. Ultimately we […]
Know the Insurance Law § 5102(d) Qualifiers. To help establish a guideline for personal injury, New York instituted a “Serious Injury Threshold”. Below are the qualifiers for this threshold. Article 51 of the Insurance Law provides that a plaintiff in a personal injury action arising out of negligence in the use or operation of a […]
Is Your Case a Personal Injury Claim or a Personal Injury Lawsuit? To start, lets define each scenario. Is your case a claim or a lawsuit? Personal injury Claim – a personal injury claim only involves you, the person or entity responsible for the injury or their insurance company. It does not involve the court system. Personal […]
NEGLIGENCE / PERSONAL INJURY STATUTE OF LIMITATION IN NEW YORK Limitation is 3 years with Discovery Rule for exposure to toxic substances. WRONGFUL DEATH STATUTE OF LIMITATION IN NEW YORK Limitation is 2 years from date of death. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE STATUE OF LIMITATION IN NEW YORK Limitation is 2 1/2 years. Tolled for foreign object […]