The state of New York has implemented a limited “discovery” rule  that can toll the statute of limitations when it comes to certain medical malpractice claims. “Tolling,” means delaying or freezing the typical two-and-a-half years given to victims to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. The majority of states impose a “discovery rule” in many instances…

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Emotional distress caused by a doctor’s intentional or negligent act, can at times be worse than a physical injury. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation. However, because emotional distress on its own is not easily quantified and cannot be seen, it is often much more difficult to obtain a recovery than it…

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After a car accident in New York, there are several reporting requirements to follow in order to protect your right to compensation. Not all collisions must be reported at the time they occur, but even so, filing an accident report is to your benefit. New York State Reporting Requirements The New York State Vehicle and…

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