Personal Injury

Ease the Fear — Know HOW and WHY Legal Fees Are Charged [VIDEO]

Legal fees

 One of the things that has come up consistently throughout my career as an attorney is the universal fear of legal fees.  Everyone who needs legal services, for one reason or another, and regardless of the topic area, is always concerned about how much representation is going to cost…

Your Lawyer CAN Handle the Truth

Your Lawyer CAN Handle the Truth by James Leonick

In a personal injury case, several acts or omissions by the injured party can have a negative impact on the viability of the case. These things typically concern communicating with any of the insurance companies involved, as well as providing full disclosure during the course of the case in order…

Legal Resolutions for the New Year

Legal Resolutions for the New Year by James Leonick

At the start of every new year, there’s a mad rush for anything having to do with new beginnings and organizing your life, but it’s important to organize your legal and financial matters as well. This is something that most people should consider yearly. In the areas of practice that…

Personal Injury—Traumatic Brain Injury

Personal Injury->Traumatic Brain Injury by James F. Leonick

Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injuries can arise from any type of accident, and they can range from a simple concussion with short-term effects to a much more serious injury with long-lasting effects.  Concussions usually result in injuries of shorter duration. For example, we see cases where people have an…

Case Value or “What Is My Case Worth?” (Part 1)

Case Value or “What Is My Case Worth?” (Part 1) by James Leonick

It is common at an initial client meeting to be asked how much the client’s case is worth. Generally, I advise them that, although I know some information about their case, I don’t have enough information at the first meeting to determine case value. I think it’s important for people…

Legal Resolutions for the New Year

Legal Resolutions for the New Year by James Leonick

At the start of every new year, there’s a mad rush for anything having to do with new beginnings and organizing your life, but it’s important to organize your legal and financial matters as well. This is something that most people should consider yearly. In the areas of practice that…

Accidents 101: Be Prepared for the Unexpected

Accidents 101: Be Prepared for the Unexpected by James Leonick

When an accident occurs, it is important to understand how each party should respond in order to ensure safety and preserve crucial pieces of evidence. Protocol can vary depending on the type of accident. Automobile Accidents There are some common options about what to do in the event of a car…

Social Media: “Friend” or Foe?

Social Media: “Friend” or Foe? by James F. Leonick

There was a recent ruling by the highest court in New York State, the Court of Appeals, regarding the impact of social media and the ability of parties in a lawsuit to obtain access to the social media accounts and content of the other parties involved. The case that was…

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