MCV Law Blog

  • Kimberly Slimbaugh

    Am I eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits if I have PTSD?

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder triggered by experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Some individuals may develop the disorder after a person close to them experiences danger, is seriously injured, or dies suddenly.…

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  • Christopher Stringham

    To Attorney or not to Attorney, that is the question…

    A common question I get asked all the time by friends or family is whether or not they need to hire an attorney to represent them for a real estate transaction. The short answer is no that they do not “need” to hire an attorney and that the bank/lender involved in the…

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  • Heather La Dieu

    How much car insurance do I need?

    Many people are aware that if they are in an accident that is their fault, they have car insurance to cover injuries that are sustained by the other driver. But what if you are in a car accident that is the fault of another driver and that driver only has the minimal insurance limits of…

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  • Gary Valerino

    Medical Expenses and Lost Wages as a Result of Motor Vehicle Accident

    If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, who is responsible for paying your medical bills and lost wages? Pursuant to the New York State Insurance Law, every automobile insurance policy written in the State of New York must provide for at least…

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  • New York State Workers Compensation Law Created 1914

    Until 1914 there was no Workers Compensation Law in the State of New York. Instead, an injured worker’s remedy was to bring a lawsuit based on common law principles of negligence. That is, the injured worker had to show that the employer owed a duty to him or her, and that the employer breached that duty, causing damage or injury to the worker. The employer was allowed to argue that the injury was a result of the workers own negligence, the result of a fellow worker’s negligence, and/or that …

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  • William W. Crossett

    So I’m going to start a Blog

    For some time now, all of us at Meggesto, Crossett & Valerino, LLP, fondly known as MCV Law, have been learning about the new and emerging social media. We decided to take a leap and created a Facebook Page, a Twitter account, a Google+ account, and soon we will be revamping our website, MCVLAW.com. To start the journey I welcome you to my blog…

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