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Premises liability suit filed against car dealership

Dangerous property at a business location in New York can quickly cause a person to suffer injuries that may be costly health wise and monetarily. In one recent out-of-state case, a woman said she was injured on a slippery carpet at a car dealership. The woman has thus decided to file a premises liability suit against the company.

Wills, trusts, powers of attorney important in estate plan

People in New York often shy away from engaging in estate planning for a couple of reasons, with one being that they do not want to talk about death. The other reason is that they simply do not know where to start in the process. A few tips may help people to create wills and other important estate planning documents that will protect their and their loved ones' best interests.

Brain injury diagnosis requires advanced imaging technology

Brain injuries can have a lasting impact on a person's life in New York, causing memory problems, sensor problems and difficulty sleeping, to name a few issues. Unfortunately, brain images that have been taken from soldiers with traumatic brain injuries considered to be mild suggest that current methods used to diagnose concussions are not sufficient when it comes to detecting damage. This means that even a brain injury that is considered mild based on current imaging technology might lead to damage that is long lasting.

Wills and trusts are wise to create in the event of death

Although people in New York usually do not like to talk about death, engaging in estate planning is critical for families of all sizes. People simply do not know how long they will be alive, so it is wise to be prepared for the worst-case scenario. When there are no wills or trusts, those who are left behind after the deaths of their loved ones will not know how to pick up all of the pieces of the deceased individuals' financial lives.

New York car accidents may lead to critical injuries, death

One man lost his life in a recent New York car accident, while another person was seriously injured. The accident happened on a Sunday night. When individuals die or suffer injuries in car accidents caused by the carelessness of others, this is grounds for litigation in the state's civil court system.

Car accidents may result in serious injuries

Multiple people suffered injuries in a recent New York crash involving five vehicles. At least one of the victims in this accident was critically injured. These types of car accidents may happen if one motorist on the road is driving carelessly, in which case he or she may legally be held accountable.

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