Personal Injury Law
Our experienced New York City lawyers know that injuries happen every day and without warning. It’s our goal to get compensation for people whose injuries leave them facing expensive medical bills and weeks, months or years of missed paychecks. If you suffered an injury, contact us as soon as possible. At your sign up, you will be given the personal cell phone of the attorney handling your case.
Victims of bicycle accidents that are the result of a driver’s negligence or wrongdoing may be entitled to damages, including compensation for past and future medical expenses, loss of income, and pain and suffering.
The law firm of Eric Richman advocates on behalf of clients injured in public transportation or “common carrier” accidents. Accidents can occur on buses, trains and ferries, or in taxis and van shuttles.
Automobile accidents happen too often. In New York City there seems to be an acceptable culture of aggressive and reckless driving. The Law Offices of Eric Richman have the experienced attorneys to provide our clients with effective representation that yield results.
New York State Law requires that construction workers are given a safe place to work. Several criteria must be met in order to qualify for this law. We can evaluate your case and determine if there were adequate safety precautions at your job site
As patients, we put our faith and trust into our doctors and medical professionals to ensure we are safe. Sometimes, that trust is broken.
If you’ve been injured in a New York City motorcycle accident, you can sue to recover the money you lost due to your injury. Besides your injuries, you should not have to suffer financial loss because of the negligence of another driver.
As a pedestrian in New York City, you usually have the right of way when crossing the street, and all vehicles, including buses, must usually yield to you.
Sexual Assault Victims
If you or a member of your family is a victim of sexual abuse, you need a compassionate, experienced New York City personal injury attorney to listen with sensitivity and explain your legal options. Even if criminal charges are pending against your assailant, you can still recover damages while recuperating from the sexual assault.
Business and property owners have a duty to the public to ensure a safe environment for their customers and the general public who visit their property. Premises liability laws hold the property owner liable for any injury that a person encounters while on their property.
If you were hit by a subway car or suffered an injury while on board a subway car you should consider a lawsuit.
Truck / Commercial Vehicle Accidents
Large commercial vehicles can pose a significant risk to passenger car and light truck occupants. Large trucks weigh significantly more than passenger cars and require a much greater distance to come to a complete stop. In the event of a crash, the size and weight of large trucks can cause catastrophic injuries or death to passenger car occupants.
Wrongful Death / Catastrophic Injuries
Wrongful death involves the loss of life due to negligence or willfulness of another person. Wrongful death cases are different from any criminal charges that a person may face. Catastrophic injuries are life-changing events that often result in severe, ongoing limitations.