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What is Comparative Negligence in New York?

Whenever a party is accused of causing an accident or injury through negligent or wrongful behavior, a common defense raised by defendants and their insurance companies is that the injured party’s own negligence contributed to the accident or injury. The reason defendants make this argument is that New York operates under a...

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York

When someone is killed as a result of someone else’s negligence, certain people are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the party responsible for the incident. There are a number of circumstances that can lead to wrongful death lawsuits in New York, including car accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, and...

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