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Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

Were you recently injured in a car or truck accident, or due to someone else’s negligence in Schenectady, New York? If so, you may know that a personal injury claim is on the horizon; however, ...
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Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from ...
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Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo Wins AIOPIA 2017 Award

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo as 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction ...
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Is it Legal to Fire People Without Cause in NY?

If you are presently employed you may wonder, “Can I be fired without cause?” This is a valid question indeed! This post is for private sector employees (non-government employees) to ...
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Can I Use My Spouse's Divorce Attorney?

Since most people are not attorneys, divorce is a scary experience, especially when there are children involved and marital assets to divide. The last thing spouses need is to have their ...
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Am I Entitled to Workers' Comp if I'm at Fault?

In New York, workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that is paid by employers for the benefit of their employees. Workers’ compensation provides cash benefits and medical care to ...
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Can Victims File Sexual Abuse Lawsuits?

Unfortunately, sexual abuse has been an ongoing problem since the beginning of time; no society is immune. With the level of awareness about sexual abuse being so high nowadays, many victims and their ...
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Domestic Violence & the Law in New York

Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects households across the United States. While some may believe that it only affects uneducated or low-income families, this is not the ...
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Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? ...
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Dividing Property in a New York Divorce

If you are headed for a divorce and you have never been through this before, you will be curious to know how marital property is divided in New York. Will you each be entitled to half of each ...
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NY Workers' Compensation at a Glance

Were you recently injured in a work-related accident, or are you suffering from an occupational disease? If your answer is yes to ether question, there is a strong possibility that you are covered ...
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Common Types of Construction Accidents

The Law Entitles You to a Safe Work Environment Construction work is a dangerous business. In fact, the United States Department of Labor reported that in 2014, work injuries accounted for 17% of all ...
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When Should I Begin Estate Planning?

Most people have an estate, but not all people realize it. An estate includes more than cash in a person’s bank accounts and their home, it includes life insurance policies, retirement accounts, ...
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Why Negotiate a Personal Injury Settlement?

If you were recently injured in an auto accident, by a defective product, or while visiting someone else’s property, there is a good chance that your damages are beginning to add up quickly. You ...
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Anatomy of a Slip and Fall Claim

Each year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. Despite popular belief, anyone can be injured by slipping, tripping or falling; they don't only happen to the elderly. They ...
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Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy?

Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop your home buying plans dead in their tracks, but filing for bankruptcy is by no means a financial death sentence. In our experience, individuals ...
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Admitting a Will to Probate in New York

When a loved one passes away, their surviving family members (or sometimes close friends) must find a way to settle the decedent's financial affairs, such as paying off the decedent's debts, ...
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New York's No-Fault Insurance Laws

If you have lived in another state, you may be accustomed to the concept of car accident victims filing a claim with the at-fault driver's auto insurance carrier. In New York, things are handled ...
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Filing Taxes After the Divorce is Final

Now that the leaves are changing and the holidays are drawing closer, we're reminded that after the New Year's celebrations are over, soon it's going to be time to file our taxes. If ...
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SCBA Litigation Committee Holds Event at Saratoga Racetrack

Attorney Paul E. DeLorenzo of The DeLorenzo Law Firm currently serves as committee chair of the Schenectady County Bar Association (SCBA) Litigation Committee. The group recently had an event at the ...
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What You Need to Know About NY Tenants' Rights

A contract between a landlord and tenant, whether it's based on a yearly lease or a handshake, is one of the oldest and most important deals made from Manhattan to Tonawanda. It defines when a ...
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What is Workplace Violence?

By now, you're likely aware that work in general poses different types of hazards. Whether such hazards stem from repetitive motion injuries, dangerous machinery, falls from heights, falling ...
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Divorcing? How to Protect Your Financial Status!

When you get a divorce, almost every aspect of your personal life changes, including your finances. Often, feelings of anger, bitterness, and sadness can make it difficult to think clearly and make ...
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Wrongful Death Claims in New York

Did someone you love recently lose their life as a result of another's negligent actions or behavior? If so, there is a possibility that you are entitled to damages through a wrongful death claim. ...
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Employment Discrimination in New York

In New York, employees are protected from discrimination under New York State and federal laws. Under these laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone who is an employee or a job applicant. ...
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