Attorney John Perticone of the personal injury team at Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP secured a significant settlement for his client, a 32-year-old graduate student, who sustained a head injury and was able to return to her studies with some security.Levene Gouldin & Thompson’s personal injury team serves the Binghamton, Whitney Point and Ithaca, New York areas, as well as Montrose, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

New York and Pennsylvania are among a handful of states that have enacted “No-Fault” laws to ensure that insurance carriers pay for medical expenses, lost wages, and various incidental costs associated with injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. Under such laws, injured parties are covered regardless of who was at fault in an accident. These laws are intended to ensure quick payments to injured parties, as well as to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation. Claims under [...]

The impaired may not be the only party you can recover from.             Dram shop acts, named after a historical unit of measurement for liquors, are now present in the vast majority of states. New York’s dram shop law gives those who are harmed by the actions of an intoxicated person a right to recover damages against “any person who shall, by unlawful selling to or unlawfully assisting in procuring liquor for such intoxicated [...]

While the number of auto drivers and passengers in the United States killed in accidents has declined for the third year in a row, dangers to those outside of motor vehicles remains constant. Every day, pedestrians and bicyclists are injured and killed in accidents caused by distracted and negligent drivers. The Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that in 2018, 6,227 pedestrian fatalities occurred in the United States, representing the highest number in nearly thirty years, and a four [...]

Each year, thousands of workers across New York State are injured in construction site accidents. The physical, emotional, and financial costs associated with these accidents can be devastating to workers and their loved ones. Fortunately, New York State Labor Laws give injured workers and their families the chance to obtain full compensation for their injuries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, construction site accidents are one of the leading causes of workplace [...]

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