17 Feb 2020

A slip and fall accident can happen at any time. You can be walking along a sidewalk, in a parking lot, inside a store or business, and you slip or trip and fall on your back or facedown. While most of these injuries are minor, the potential exists for a major injury. If you hit your head, the chances of serious or long-term consequences increase. From Minor to Major When you hear ...

09 Feb 2020

New York is one of the few states that recognizes the no-fault law for vehicle accidents. This law is designed to ensure claims are paid right away no matter who was at fault for the incident and to speed up the processing of the claim. New York’s no-fault law helps reduce the need for litigation and allows the injured party to focus on recovery. However, there are times when the no-fau...

08 Feb 2020

Some of the most serious accidents on the roadways involve pedestrians. They have no protection against a large vehicle coming at them even 25 mph, much less those traveling at higher speeds. Injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents are often severe, permanent and fatal. The team at Weiser & Associates are dedicated to helping victims of pedestrian/car crashes to get the compensation...

07 Feb 2020

Some accidents are unavoidable, but many can be prevented with a little planning and care. To keep your space safe for pedestrians and to prevent a slip and fall accident, you should take the following steps. Make Sure the Area is Well-Lit Have adequate lighting for darkened halls, corridors and other spaces where daylight can’t get through. Replace burned-out light bulbs, or upgra...

06 Feb 2020

You plan fun events with friends or extended family in your home. You think about the food, the activities and the decorations, but do you consider the safety of your home? As a homeowner, you may be liable if a guest is injured on your property. Here are some tips to help you keep your home safe for your visitors, so you can enjoy them. Watch for Pets and Pests Your dog is lovable...

04 Feb 2020

Construction sites are dangerous places where an accident can occur at any time. Some of the most common accidents involve falls. Even with every precaution, incidents can and do happen. Some of them can be quite serious and even life-threatening. Falls from High Places One reason that construction site accidents can be serious is because many times the fall happens from a higher h...

30 Jan 2020

It can happen in a moment. You’re walking along when suddenly your feet slip out from under you and you fall to the ground. Even if you’re not seriously hurt, the shock can be enough to traumatize you for a few minutes until you can compose yourself. However, you may also begin to notice pain within a few seconds of the fall. Most of these accidents happen for a few reasons. Slippery ...

29 Jan 2020

It can happen in an instant, when you least expect it. You're walking along carefree one minute, and the next you’re face-down or sitting on your rear. You slipped and fell because of some trip or falling hazard. It may have been a wet surface, a wrinkle in a rug or uneven flooring. Whatever the reason, you need to know what to do next after your fall. Seek Medical Care The most im...

28 Jan 2020

Snow and ice are major hazards in the winter. They can cause damage to vehicles in parking lots and injuries to people on sidewalks, in driveways or in lots. Property owners are generally responsible for maintaining a safe place by removing snow and ice promptly. However, the responsibility is not quite as clear when the property is a rental. Read the Lease The first step is to rea...

11 Oct 2016

Have you or a loved one been harmed while being for by a medical professional? Do you feel that a medical professional's negligence is to blame for your injury? If so, you may have a medical malpractice claim. Medical malpractice is defined as an injury that results from the negligence or errors of a medical professional when they give care that is out of the ordinary in their field. ...