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New York City bus about to get into an accident where victims would need an experienced public transporation accident attorney.

Although public transportation on buses and subways constitute a valuable resource, accidents involving public transit vehicles like a bus can cause serious injury to multiple passengers.  If you are injured while using public transportation, you face special legal issues when…

Feb 14

Attorneys Draw Attention to New Laws Taking Effect in 2017

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Motor vehicles passing ambulance helping injury victims on Long Island, NY.

Laws are enacted annually that impact New York City residents from all walks of life.  Because these laws can have a substantial impact on the lives of NYC residents, people need to have a basic understanding of new laws.  While…

Dec 27

Personal Injury from Amusement Park Rides and Attractions

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Amusement park at night on Long Island.

It is a general assumption that the busiest time of year for amusement park crowds are during summer months. Although we’re moving into colder seasons, year-round theme parks like Walt Disney World are currently in the throes of the highest…

Dec 20

Driving Safely in Winter Conditions

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Driving during winter conditions on Long Island.

There are nearly 6 million motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States, according to the US Department of Transportation. 22% of these are directly related to adverse weather conditions, and 24% of these weather-related incidents occur in snow…

Dec 8

What is a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Long Island personal injury victim signing documents.

Insurance companies owe their customers a duty of “good faith” when a claim is filed. This is the law in every state in this country. This means that when you file a claim, the insurance company MUST treat you fairly…