When seeking reparations for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death, victims are often surprised by the red tape in New York. This red tape comes not only from state laws, but companies that learn to game these laws to protect themselves. The primary way companies do this is by outsourcing some functions to independent contractors who then take the fall when accidents occur.
If you have suffered the death of a loved one in New York due to the negligent or reckless actions of others, you may consider filing a wrongful death claim. Although such an action will not bring back the person you lost, it may provide you and the others he or she left behind with some financial relief as you grieve and adjust. Therefore, it may be helpful for you to understand the types of damages that may be awarded in wrongful death actions.
If you’ve lost someone you love to another person’s negligent actions, you may be reeling from the suddenness of the event. For many people these types of deaths are far more traumatic, as there is no lead up to prepare you for losing someone you love. While every person needs to navigate grief in their own way, Psychology Today offers the following advice to make the process less troubling.
Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, especially if a motorcyclist comes across a reckless driver on the road or road conditions deteriorate due to inclement weather. Unfortunately, when someone is involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle, they may face an especially high chance of being hurt or even passing away. While it is important for everyone on the road to be aware of accident risks and focus on road safety, this is especially true for those riding motorcycles. In the event that an accident does occur, motorcyclists should focus on addressing immediate and long-term challenges, which may include legal action.
Having a child is an exciting and joyous time in one's life, or it should be. Expecting parents have a reasonable assumption that the pregnancy will go smoothly and a healthy baby will be waiting for them at the end of the journey.