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How To Calculate Personal Injury Compensation

14 Apr

Personal Injury

I thought I would take a moment in helping people understand how personal injury compensation is determined in an accident/injury claim. Each day we wake up and go about our routines.

We go to school or work with no huge expectations.  Never once do we consider we may be injured due to a car accident, slip and fall, explosion dog bite, or any other type of personal injury.

However accident do happen unexpectedly.

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*New York Accidents*

Personal injury accidents in New York for instance as seen in the last week have been fatal and devastating.

  • A young women is hit crossing the street in and is thrown so hard that she is hit by yet another cab.  Who would ever even imagine such a tragic .
  • 4 students go down a dead end street just to have their car overturned submerging them in water, and killing them.
  • A 12-year-old boy is killed after being hit by a car while retrieving a ball. A man is buried under thousands of pounds of steel in a work related accident. All this in just a weeks time.

*The Formula To Calculate Personal Injury*

*Initial calculation*

Sum of medical bills x time away from work
+ Lost income
= Damages

Any person injured in an accident not their fault, is usually covered by the other persons liability insurance company.

Factors to consider when calculating compensation:

  •     medical expenses and long or short term care
  •     lost income / time away from work
  •     pain and suffering
  •     permanent disability or disfigurement
  •     losses due to support of family
  •     social losses
  •     time away from school
  •     emotional distress

*Time To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney New York*

You shouldn’t have to try to calculate personal injury compensation.  The right New York personal injury attorney understands the law in NYS and what is ans is not allowable. Serious injuries are calculated differently and require negotiations between your attorney and the paying insurance company.

Because there’s so much to lose in serious injury cases, it’s in your best interest to consult with an attorney before deciding to represent yourself.

*Conclusion*

Catastrophic injury claims, i.e,  malpractice, state or local gov. cases require a skilled attorney. There is no room for error.  Errors in a personal injury case can cause a judge to dismiss your case causing you to lose compensation dollars.

You need an advocate on your side that will increase your chances of receiving the personal injury settlement you deserve.

Take no chances, ask for help call  1-800-535-5029 to speak to a New York personal injury lawyer today!

*what is my case worth*
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Steps – Car Accident Injuries

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What Is Personal Injury?

24 Feb

Those that have suffered a personal injury, that was NOT their fault, are about to face some troublesome times. Recovery from pain and injury is just the beginning of the woes and worries of an accident victim. Trying to figure out how to pay medical expenses while injured is a huge concern for accident victims.

Seriously injured accident victims require time away from work for recovery. If a victims is not working, a few question start to nag and worry the injured victim .. How will I pay my medical bills?  How will I support my family …

That is where a personal attorney comes into play. slips, trips and falls, car crashes, and even dig bites, all fall under “personal injury”.  All in all any type of injury that was caused due to the negligence, carelessness or wrongdoing of an another person or enbtity could be considered a personal injury and the victimiz may qualify for compensation.

Why do you need a personal injury lawyer?

The main reason — PROTECTION. Insurance companies #1 dont want to pay,and if they do they will try to minimixe your injuries. An experienced personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights are protected when dealing with the guilty parties insurance agency.

What Is considered fair compensation?

That depends on the state of death, or bodily injury. Death is final. Where bodily injury may require years of recovery or rehabilitation.  Bodily injury would be considered worse that death because it make sthe victims incapable of working and requiring assistance depending on the severity of his or her injuries. Death is traumatic and final — the victim’s no longer earns an income,no longer supports his or her family and requires no recovery or rehabilitation.

Such cases can be settled in mediation or trial — the courts decide. There are a few things to consider when determining compensation: time off from work, hospital expenses and pain and suffering.

What does a personal injury lawyer cost?

No cost to the victim upfront.  Personal injury attorneys will take cases upon contingency.

If you live in the State of New York and need to file a personal injury contact the personal injury law firm of Paul Ajlouny.  Mr. Ajlouny will answer your questions for FREE will let you know if you have a case. Call 1-800-535-5029 24 hours a day or night.

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School bus collides with jeep on LI

18 Sep
LI bus accident

Central Islip bus, SUV Crash (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

The good news is that none of the occupants of the bus were injured. In Central Islip, NY a mini school bus carrying two developmentally disabled children collided with an apparently drunk man in a jeep on Long Island Wednesday morning.

The bus and car crashed just after 8 a.m. at the intersection of Connetquot Avenue and Ridge Avenue in Central Islip, and both vehicles caught fire.

Neither of the students, who were reportedly in wheelchairs, was hurt. Two bus aides and a driver were also uninjured.

The students were taken off the bus and taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Police say the driver of the jeep crossed a yellow line and struck the bus.

The driver was charged for driving while intoxicated and drugs.

School Bus Accident Long Island, NY

Fourth Ave in Brooklyn Dangerous

12 Aug

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The Tri-State Transportation Campaign rated the notorious speedway the third most dangerous road in the borough with four fatalities since 2008.

We all know Fourth Avenue is hard to cross safely, but thanks to a transportation organization, now we know it can be fatal.

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign released its analysis of federal traffic fatality data with a fact sheet and a map that outline when and where pedestrian were killed in Brooklyn. In total, 139 pedestrians died in the borough from 2008 to 2010.

The non-profit organization found that Fourth Avenue is tied for third place (with Eastern Parkway and Avenue U) as the most dangerous road for pedestrians with four fatalities from 2008 to 2010.

The data shows that the first pedestrian killed on Fourth Avenue was an 86-year-old man on August 25, 2008 when he tried to cross the avenue at 15th Street.

The second death on the same avenue occurred on July 22, 2009 when a 28-year-old man was killed near the intersection of 39th Street.

The third accident where a pedestrian was hit by a car and died was on Jan. 13, 2009 when a 75-year-old man lost his life on Fourth Avenue between 44th and 45th streets.

The last death recorded by Tri-State Transportation Campaign was on Jan. 17, 2009 when a 58-year-old man was killed while crossing the avenue at 79th Street.

The data also revealed three deaths in Park Slope:

  • A 27-year-old man was killed on Third Avenue and Degraw Street on Jan. 29, 2008.
  • A 38-year-old woman was killed on Flatbush and St. Marks Avenue on March 11, 2009.
  • A 78-year-old man died while crossing Third Avenue and Union Street on Oct. 16, 2010.

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign’s analysis shows that Kings Highway and Atlantic Avenue, both with seven pedestrian fatalities, are tied for the most dangerous road in Brooklyn. Brighton Beach Avenue and Ocean Parkway, both with six deaths, are the second most dangerous roads.

, the Senior Advisor to the Borough President and , said that the rating is obvious.

“You don’t need a rating system to know that Fourth Avenue can be a treacherous place for pedestrians, especially kids who attend one of the many schools along the avenue,” Scissura wrote in a statement to Patch. “Statistics like these are a sobering reminder of why we need a comprehensive plan to improve Fourth Avenue from Atlantic Avenue to the Atlantic Ocean. As the Chair of Borough President Markowitz’s Task Force on Fourth Avenue I look forward to working with elected officials, community groups and community boards to address these safety concerns as soon as possible.”

Do you feel save crossing Fourth Avenue? What other streets do you think are dangerous for pedestrians?

Fatal Tweets

31 Jul

How many news articles do we have to read, where someone was sending their final text or tweet while driving?  Texting while driving is a distraction that can within seconds lead to death or give reason to why an accident happened.

As drivers we need all the brain power we can get when on the road.  We need to be alert and focused.  It takes a split second, before in the wink of an eye a catastrophic accident occurs.

Just in case anybody out there with a driving privilege, and I emphasis the word PRIVILEGE, didn’t know, texting and driving is illegal in 37 U.S. States.  So if your driving through Arizona, Montana or South Carolina your safe — text at your own risk — not ours!

  • In his last post on Twitter, Polo Manukainiu posted, “22 hour drive back to Texas on no sleep. Oh my.”
  • Rapper tweets ‘YOLO’ just before dying in car accident: Drunk af going 120 drifting corners – I tell you saying YOLO seriously is deadly. http://t.co/7ppBfoz4 – so is tweeting!
  • A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who died when his Jeep Wrangler veered off Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu appears to have posted Twitter updates about his dog minutes before the crash.
  • 22-year-old Alexander Heit, was killed while texting – “Sounds good my man, seeya soon, ill tw” before he crashed.

Just remember — Is it worth it?  That last tweet?

texting while driving can be fatal!

Alexander Heit’s final text cut off

Paralysis From Car Accident

21 Jan

Car accidents often times serious head and back injury. Such injuries have led to paralysis taking both a physical and monetary toll on the accident victim and family members.

Victims of serious car accidents should  consult an experienced injury attorney for a case review.

A car accident lawyer will determine how much compensation under the law ids allowable for damages. Debilitating paralysis can alter a persons life. The pain and suffering, recovery time will all be taken into account to find out how much an injury case is worth.

Types of Paralysis:

The most serious type of paralysis is spinal cord injury. Paralysis is a loss of control of a muscle, the inability to move. Paralysis from an accident can either be temporary or permanent.

Temporary paralysis is swelling or pressure on the nervous system resulting from some sort of spinal cord injury.

An accident victim with paralysis is unable  to move any part of their body. Temporary paralysis is just that temporary, the nervous system functionality eventually returns.

Permanent paralysis however is not curable. Treating spinal cord injury, victims of permanent paralysis face lifelong disability.

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