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When is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Also Personal Injury?

Before the pandemic, the average person spent the majority of their time awake at work rather than at home. As things are returning to some semblance of normalcy and more people are returning to their offices/places of work, injuries in the workplace are bound to increase in likelihood. For someone who’s never filed a Workers’ Read More

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If a Defective Traffic Light Led to an Accident, Can You Sue the City?

There are thousands of car accidents caused by defective or malfunctioning traffic lights in the United States each year, many of them occurring in New York City. Victims of such accidents may be able to secure compensation from all liable parties, including the city itself. According to a New York City Comptroller’s report, the city Read More

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Identifying Equipment Faults That Could Lead to Accidents at a Construction Site

Construction activity can be very dangerous to workers and other people on or near a site. Working with heavy machinery, power tools and other potentially dangerous equipment can lead to serious injuries. New York has laws that place a responsibility on property owners and contractors to maintain a reasonably safe worksite for workers and others Read More

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If You Are Injured by a Rideshare Vehicle, Can You Sue the Company?

As ridesharing continues to gain in popularity, so does the potential for accidents involving Uber, Lyft and other hired vehicles. When passengers and other people get hurt, they need to know where to turn for financial compensation. Is it the driver, the company that provides the hiring service, or both? Although drivers for transportation network Read More

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Navigating a Slip and Fall In a Store

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death across the country and slip and falls that occur within a store are increasingly common. New York has complex liability laws, and because of this you’ll need a lawyer to help you avoid paying those expensive medical bills. At The Licatesi Law Group, we are here Read More

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Navigating a Slip and Fall on Ice/Snow/Water

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death across the country, and during the Winter, slip and falls are increasingly common on ice, snow, and water. New York has complex liability laws, and because of this you’ll need a lawyer to help you avoid paying those expensive medical bills. At The Licatesi Law Group, Read More

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Personal Injury Amputation Litigation

Having an amputation can be a scary, dangerous, and often involves other complex medical issues. Amputation cases normally consist of higher damages which makes them more difficult to resolve. Amputations involve removing a limb from the body ranging from a finger to a body part as large as a foot or leg. First, if you Read More

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Construction Accidents

Construction accidents are very common and often involve workers handling dangerous equipment and machinery. If you were injured in a construction accident, you may be entitled to recover monetary damages sustained as a result of your injuries. Construction related injuries may also entitle you to seek damages from the construction company you work for as Read More

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Navigating Unique Subway and Train Accidents

Roughly a year ago a man was killed at the Harlem subway station in New York City for intervening in a fight. The good Samaritan was tragically killed when he was shoved on to the subway tracks and ran over by the subway. The police stated that a man was fighting two women at the Read More

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Who Is Liable in a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

Multi-vehicle accidents, typically defined as crashes involving three or more vehicles, can have serious consequences. Property damage is often extensive and several people may be injured to varying degrees. In the weeks and months after the accident, the injured victims need to pursue compensation to help pay for medical bills and other damages suffered. But Read More

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    Plaintiff sustained a series of fractures and other injuries to the right shin, heel and foot, requiring nailing of the right tibia with two proximal and two distal locking bolts, ultimately resulting in below-the-knee amputation

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    Infant plaintiff sustained encephalopathy as result of DPT vaccination administered by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation.

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    Plaintiff was involved in a car accident resulting in multiple disc herniations requiring percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided epidural treatment and lumbar fusion laminectomy.

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    47 year old male police officer injured as a result of surgical malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon resulting in an inability to work and permanent impairment of gait.

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    Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.

  • $899,940.10

    69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.

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