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SPBMC Attorney James Wilkens Obtains $3.3 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

September 25, 2019 in
SPBMC trial attorney James Wilkens recently obtained a significant settlement in medical malpractice suit. The case involved a man who was widowed with two children on the autism spectrum when his wife died suddenly on June 15, 2015. Plaintiff ultimately received a $3.3 million...
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What is the Difference between Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Potential?

September 12, 2019 in
Under New York law, plaintiffs are allowed to recover damages for loss of income and loss of earning potential in a personal injury case in NYC. Where loss of income is actual earnings lost, a loss of earning potential is an estimate of how...
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How is Pain and Suffering Calculated after a Personal Injury in New York?

September 10, 2019 in
Putting a price on lifelong pain and suffering is not a simple task. Two people can be involved in the same accident, suffer the same injuries, but experience more or less pain and emotional trauma than the other. For that reason, pain and suffering...
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An Owner’s Liability For The Acts Of Its Dog

September 10, 2019 in
An owner of a dog who knows, or has reason to know, that his or her animal has a vicious disposition or a vicious propensity will be strictly liable for injuries or property damage caused by its animal. The term “vicious disposition” includes not...
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Will my Personal Injury Lawyer Handle my Property Damage Claim?

September 5, 2019 in
A New York personal injury lawyer will take care of your property damage claim as part of your case when a personal injury lawsuit is being pursued, due to severe injuries caused by another party’s negligence. However, lawyers typically do not handle claims for...
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