Personal Injury

As your Personal Injury attorney, The Law Office of Brian W. Devane will provide you with the legal representation you need if you have been injured physically or psychologically, resulting from wrongdoing or negligence. Most personal injury cases are related to work injuries, automobile accidents, defective products, slips/falls, and medical malpractice.

Work Injuries

The most common work-related injuries include overexertion, slipping or falling, falling objects, reaction injuries, walking into injuries, vehicle or machine accidents, and on the job violent acts.

Automobile Accidents

Automobile accidents are typically just that – accidents. Usually, these types of accidents are caused by error, negligence, or distractions, but are not limited to road defects, auto manufacturing defect, or failure to properly service and maintain your vehicle.

Defective Products

Also referred to as a product liability claim, defective product injuries result from faulty manufacturing or low-quality product. In these cases, an injury from the defective product must have occurred.

Slips/Falls

These types of accidents are tricky, because who is responsible for an injury resulting from a slip or a fall? In some cases, the property owner will be held responsible, and in other cases, the owner is not held responsible.

Medical Malpractice

Commonly, these mistakes are associated with surgical errors, prescription errors, ineffective treatments, birth injuries, and misdiagnosis. These cases become a medical mistakes when the doctor or physician fails to meet the New York State standards.

If you believe you are a victim of personal injury, contact us today.


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