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When Can You Sue an Out-of-State Corporation in New York?

Most people would prefer to file a lawsuit in a court that is convenient to them. That might be fine if the defendant is also local. However, if the defendant is located out of state, specific rules apply regarding where they can be sued. A recent New York appellate case clarified these laws with respect … Read more

How Are Damages Allocated Among Survivors in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Where negligence or other misconduct causes a death, survivors of the deceased may have a claim for wrongful death against the responsible parties. Wrongful death lawsuits can result in significant monetary awards. For instance, several wrongful death verdicts in excess of $2 million were entered in New York during 2020. However, it is important to … Read more