Anytime a person seeks medical care, it can be a frightening and intimidating experience. When there is a complication or unforeseen result, the stress can compound and lead to much more serious issues. If a complication is due to medical malpractice, New York victims may gain by understanding the legal implications the options for pursuing a claim for monetary damages.
When a driver agrees to take passengers in a vehicle, that driver has a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of those passengers. If a passenger is injured, or worse, as a result of the recklessness, carelessness or negligence of a driver, the passenger, or the family of the passenger, may have legal cause to pursue a civil action against the driver. One recent fatal accident in New York may very well fall under the legal realm of wrongful death.