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What do I do if I was hurt on the job?

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Oct 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many, many accidents happen in the workplace.  Whether you work in a business where this is relatively rare (and office, for example), or in a field where it is much more likely (police, fire, construction), the prospect of being injured while on the job is always present.

Determining Fault

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Sep 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Determining who is responsible for an accident can be one of the more difficult jobs of an attorney.   Yes, there are typically the obvious options - in the case of an accident, for example, the driver.   But there are also less obvious options, which was highlighted by an article in the Albany...

New Study Highlights Nationwide Increase in Pedestrian Accidents

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Apr 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

A recent study has highlighted something that we've known for quite some time - distracted driving accidents are on the rise. More worrisome, however, is the fact that the increase in accidents (a three decade high) involves auto-pedestrian accidents - accidents where a pedestrian is struck by a car. In Saratoga Springs, Albany and the Capital District, distracted driving accidents continue to be a real threat.

How Long Does a New York Car Accident Lawsuit Take?

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Apr 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a few significant factors that help determine how long an accident case will take in New York. Keep in mind, however, that anyone promising you "quick dollars" is not only misleading, but is likely doing you a disservice. Occasionally accident cases can be resolved in six months or less. More often, however, it is in the client's best interest to allow the process to play out a bit longer. This can be a tough pill to swallow, particularly following an accident, but it can be beneficial. Generally, three key questions come into play when considering how long it may take to resolve a lawsuit following an accident.

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