Author Archives: Friedman & Ranzenhofer

Rochester DWI Lawyer Discusses Losing Your Job from an Alcohol Arrest

Rochester DWI Lawyer Discusses Losing Your Job

As a Rochester DWI lawyer, people often ask whether or not they will lose their job because of a DWI. This could result from a number of circumstances. First, if you have a professional medical license such as a nurse with the Department of Education, you may lose your certification. Secondly, if you have a […]

Seeking Medical Care After An Auto Accident

Seeking Medical Care After An Auto Accident

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer, people often have questions about seeking medical care after an auto accident. A common question people want to know is even though they didn’t go to the hospital right after the accident, can they still awarded compensation? The simple answer to that question is yes. How quickly you receive medical […]

Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Recovering from Emotional Damages

Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Emotional Damages

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer, when someone comes into our office here, they want to know whether or not they can recover for their emotional damages. What I tell people is that there are really two components to the damages part of their claim. One is obviously your physical injuries, but the second […]

Can Bike Riders Who Are Injured In An Accident And Miss Work Sue For Lost Wages?

Can Bike Riders Who Are Injured In An Accident And Miss Work Sue For Lost Wages?

Rochester’s bicyclists are vulnerable to very serious injury if struck by a motor vehicle. They often have little safety equipment aside from a helmet, and it is not unusual for a bike rider’s injuries to cause them to miss time from work after being hit by a car. Fortunately, there are multiple ways in which […]

What If More Than One Party Was Negligent In Causing A Child’s Injury In Rochester?

What If More Than One Party Was Negligent In Causing A Child’s Injury In Buffalo?

When a child is injured in the city of Rochester, it is not always clear cut who is responsible and to what degree. Sometimes, for example, a child will be injured because one person did something dangerous that led to the injury, but another person had been given responsibility for supervising the child and failed […]

Where Does A Pedestrian Hit By A Car Have To File A Lawsuit In Buffalo, NY?

Where Does A Pedestrian Hit By A Car Have To File A Lawsuit In Buffalo, NY?

Not all Rochester area residents who suffer a personal injury as a result of being struck while walking are near home when this happens. Whether out sightseeing in another part of the state or on a business trip that requires walking around another city in New York State, it is actually more common for many people […]

Does It Hurt My Case If The Drunk Driver Who Hit Me Fled The Scene And Was Caught Later In Rochester, NY?

Does It Hurt My Case If The Drunk Driver Who Hit Me Fled The Scene And Was Caught Later In Buffalo, NY?

Unfortunately, it is not unusual for a driver who causes personal injury in a Rochester drunk driving accident to attempt to flee the area. If the drunk driver is successful in doing so and not apprehended until later, it may have some impact on any personal injury case brought by an injured party. How it impacts […]

Damage Done: Charges A Hurdle Even When Dismissed

Damage Done: Charges A Hurdle Even When Dismissed

A Troy, NY teenager who headed off to his freshman year at Buffalo State College saw his future changed forever when police arrested him on a bogus sexual abuse charge. Though Elijah Bethel had a verifiable alibi and witnesses to attest to his whereabouts following another student’s being groped in her dorm room, police arrested […]

Memphis NY Man Charged After Domestic Incident

Sometimes alcohol can cause problems far beyond a drunk driving arrest. In the case of James D. Power of Memphis, New York, a very bad night began with a phone call to police, in which a woman reported that Power had prevented her from leaving the home and physically harassed her. By the time police […]