How to Calculate Personal Injury Damages

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCPersonal Injury Lawsuits

The damages you can recover in a personal injury lawsuit fall into two categories. The first is to compensate for your tangible economic losses such as medical bills and lost wages. The other covers your intangible non-economic injuries, such as your pain and suffering. Calculating the value of an injured party’s damages is in many ways quite subjective. Personal injury …

4 Most Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

By Barry KantrowitzPersonal Injury Lawsuits

A personal injury case involves allegations that one party’s negligence caused another party harm. Four of the most common types of personal injury cases include: Car and truck accidents Slip and fall accidents Medical malpractice Product liability The personal injury lawyers in NJ & NY at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer, & Graifman, P.C. can hold the responsible party liable and help victims …

What To Do After a Car Accident in New York City?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCPersonal Injury Lawsuits

There are car accidents every day in New York City—the streets and avenues are packed with impatient cab drivers, confused tourists, buses, trucks, and vans. After a collision, the steps you take could significantly impact the success of your personal injury case and improve your chance of a full recovery. Unsure of what to do after a car accident in …

What Is the Statute of Limitations in NY for Personal Injury?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCPersonal Injury Lawsuits

The statute of limitations deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit in New York is generally three years from the time of the illness or injury, or the time when the illness or injury became apparent. Some exceptions do apply, so injured parties are advised to consult as soon as possible with a qualified attorney to determine if they are …

What Are Economic Damages in a New Jersey Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCPersonal Injury Lawsuits

The economic damages you can recover when you file a New Jersey personal injury lawsuit include losses with a verifiable and objective value. Examples might include your doctor bills and hospital expenses, the value of the damaged or destroyed property, and lost wages. Recovering economic damages requires you to show that they directly result from another party’s negligence. You will …

Should I Keep a Personal Injury Diary After My Accident?

By adminPersonal Injury Lawsuits

Many attorneys recommend that you keep a personal injury diary after an accident. These diaries or journals could help you retain important details about your case. Personal injury lawsuits can take months or even years, so keeping a record of your injuries and recovery could be valuable. That said, it is important to remember that these diaries could be used …

What Are Compensatory Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By adminPersonal Injury Lawsuits

When you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. This will allow you to recover the full amount of compensation that is necessary to repay all of the actual economic and non-economic losses you suffered. If you do file a lawsuit, your personal injury lawyer should assess all …