Permanent Nerve Injuries By Dentists

Many people go to the dentist and expect that the procedure the dentist will perform, such as a root canal or extraction of a wisdom tooth will be painful and uncomfortable. Most people also know that sometimes the pain or discomfort can last a few days. But what happens when the feeling in their mouth lasts a few weeks, months, years or the ...Read More

Should You Settle Or Go To Trial?

For injured victims hurt in an accident, the personal injury process is scary and daunting. You are facing insurance companies or cities or doctors who do not want to give you a fair settlement on your case. The litigation process can take years and it is very stress inducing. However, in the back of your mind you know that the vast majority of cas...Read More

Who Is Responsible When You Slip And Fall On Ice?

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE WHEN YOU SLIP AND FALL ON ICE? It is another icy and snowy winter here in New York. The sidewalks and parking lots are like ice skating rinks and pedestrians need to be careful walking outside. What happens if you slip and fall on ice and injure yourself? Who will be reasonable for your injuries? The answer depends on bo...Read More

$350,000 Verdict In An Automobile Accident Case

A Bronx Jury recently awarded $350,000 to a client of the Law Offices of Jason B. Kessler. Mr. Kessler tried this automobile accident case in front of a Bronx jury. Prior to trial the defendant argued that the plaintiff did not have a serious injury and that his surgery was unrelated to the accident because of a year and a half delay from t...Read More

Independent Medical Exams

“INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS” So you are injured in a car accident/ work related accident/ slip and fall accident and suddenly, during the course of litigation your insurance company, the employer’s insurance company or the defendant’s insurance company contact you and tell you that you have to be evaluated by one of their doctors i...Read More

Why You Should Not Talk To Insurance Adjusters

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER TALK TO INSURANCE CLAIMS ADJUSTERS AFTER YOUR CAR ACCIDENT? Immediately after your accident you will get a call from two claims adjusters–one from your automobile insurance company, and the second from the other driver’s insurance company. Both adjusters will tell you that you have to talk to them and have them rec...Read More

Serious Injury Threshold For Car Accidents

CAR ACCIDENTS IN NY AND THE SERIOUS INJURY THRESHOLD In New York State, a car accident victim must have a serious injury, as defined by the law, in order to sue the person who caused the injuries. Under NY State Insurance Law 5102(d), a serious injury is defined as: Death Dismemberment Significant disfigurement Fracture Lo...Read More

6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Harlem Half A Block From School

East Harlem – On Thursday, February 28th, a 6-year-old boy was struck and killed by a big rig half a block from school while the school’s crossing guard was on a bathroom break. His 10-year-old big brother was found crying over his body. The crossing guard has since been suspended from her duties. However, the child’s distraught fa...Read More

You Must Have Legal Representation In A Workers’ Comp Case

If you sustain any kind of injury at work you may be entitled to claim workers’ compensation benefits. While many people may attempt to file a workers’ compensation claim on their own, it’s highly recommended that you consult with a skilled personal injury attorney as soon as possible after your accident. Doing so will help ensure you...Read More

What Should You Do If You Have An Accident?

None of us think that we will get into an accident. However, when one occurs you should be prepared to knowthe right actions to take and which evidence is necessary to preserve. So many times, clients come to my office with injuries from a slip and fall in a supermarket, a hit and run car accident, or a trip and fall on someone’s property. I freq...Read More