With the advancements in medical technology, it is now possible to treat most injuries that may be caused during an accident. However, some injuries are so grave that they may lead to scarring and disfigurement. While this term generally refers to physical injuries such as burns or amputation, it could also be used to indicate emotional scars left after the accident, which often take far longer to heal.

Read more: Scarring And Disfigurement Injury Claims in New York

When you have been hurt in an incident due to another person’s negligence, the logical next step is to file a New York personal injury claim for the damages you suffered. However, it is important to understand that the other party will not silently pay up the amount that you claim. The defendant will often do their best to reduce the amount you are awarded by using a number of legal tactics.

Read more: Will a Criminal Record Affect Your NY Personal Injury Claim?

If you are a victim of an accident, there can be several questions running through your mind at the same time as you are trying to handle the trauma of the accident and the complications from your injuries. Understandably, one of the first questions that come to mind is the legal implications of the accident, and whether you need to retain a personal injury lawyer to handle those implications.

Read more: Why You Should Hire an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer (And When)

The settlement amount that you win after a car accident can go a long way in helping you pay for your medical bills and other expenses if you were recently injured in an accident. However, you may be subject to garnishment action at the hands of creditors if you owe a large debt.

Read more: Can Creditors Take Away Your NYC Personal Injury Settlement?

Nothing brings more pleasure to a parent than to watch their children play happily on a playground. Hearing the shrills of delight while at the swing sets is heart-warming. Parents think their children are safe as long as they have an eye on them. Unfortunately, outdoor play areas while welcoming and appealing can pose a serious threat to children of all ages.

Read more: Negligence Can Cause Playground Injuries to Your Child in NY

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