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A party who claims injury through the neglect of another must institute suit within the period prescribed by law or be barred by the applicable statute of limitations. What is a statute of limitations and why does it exist in American law? Essentially, each right that is denied or infringed

For plaintiff to prevail in a medical malpractice action, he or she must establish two elements: 1) That the defendant departed from good and accepted practice in its treatment of the plaintiff, and: 2) That the departure was a proximate cause, or substantial factor in causing the injury claimed. These

It was during the fall of 1968 when a young Civil Court Judge left a meeting of the Queens County Bar Association with a unique thought. “There are highly respected ethnic-based lawyer organizations throughout. Why not a professional organization of Jewish lawyers in Queens?” he pondered. And so a wondrous

The issue of whether the plaintiff suffered a “serious injury” as defined in the Insurance Law §5102 (d) is raised constantly in those cases in which a plaintiff claims soft tissue injuries, bulging discs, disc herniations, and other cervical and lumbar syndromes. Where the court concludes that a claimed injury

Under our civil law, the plaintiff has the burden of proof to establish by a fair preponderance of the credible evidence that the injury sustained resulted through the negligence of the storekeeper defendant. The law also recognizes there are those cases where the instrumentality that caused the injury was within

The cases that require expert scientific support are quite common in the personal injury field. Take for example a typical medical malpractice case in which the plaintiff claims that Dr. “X” through his negligence caused injury “Y”. Typically, and at least thirty days prior to trial, plaintiff must, in accordance