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General Videos

Selecting the Right Attorney

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Andrew W. Siegel explains how to select the right attorney. First, you should meet and discuss your case with 2-3 qualified attorneys. “Qualified” means that the attorney is experienced in the area of law that you need. Watch the video now to learn more.

5 Things a Client Should Know Before Speaking with an Attorney

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty explains the 5 most important things a potential client should know before even speaking with an attorney. The first important thing to know before speaking with an attorney is that at Siegel & Coonerty, your consultation is free. This is important because it means that we have to interview you and you have to interview us. Watch the video now to learn more.

It Only Takes One Thing to Win a Case

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty says that sometimes no matter how difficult a case may seem on the surface, it only takes one thing to win a case. Mr. Coonerty describes a case that on the surface seemed to be very difficult to win. In the end, however, he was able to get the jury to decide in his client’s favor by focusing on one thing. Watch the video to find out more.

Never Give Up!

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a case that was resolved after many attempts to contact a witness failed. Finally, by not giving up, Mr. Coonerty was able to find the crucial witness that vindicated his client. Watch the video now to learn more.

The Anatomy of a Trial

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Andrew W. Siegel explains what happens when your case has to go to trial. After the jury is selected, the judge gives an instruction that explains how the trial will proceed. The next thing that happens in a trial are the opening statements. Watch the video now to learn more.

What is my Case Worth?

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Andrew W. Siegel explains that the value of your case is determined by comparison to other similar cases. However, no two cases are exactly alike. Watch the video now to learn more.

Construction Accident Videos

What Laws Protect Construction Workers on Sites?

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes the laws that protect workers on construction sites. In the state of New York, there are laws that specifically make the owner of a construction site, general contractors, and agents liable for safety conditions at a construction site. There are also laws that make the owner, contractor, or agent “strictly liable” for accidents that take place at a construction site. Watch the video now to learn more.

Construction Worker Case Settled for over 1 million

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a case where a construction worker experienced major injuries to his spinal cord from a cement floor that collapsed under him while jackhammering. Mr. Coonerty was able to show to a judge that the cause of the accident was the fault of the owner of the construction site and the general contractor involved. Watch the video now to learn more.

Construction Worker Injured: $850,000 Settlement in New York

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a construction case he handled that settled for $850,000. The victim in this case was a construction worker who had to remove a sign by putting together a ladder and scaffold combination that fell underneath him. Under New York law, the owner of the construction site and the general contractor in charge of that site are responsible for its safety, even if the construction worker was partly at fault. Watch the video now to learn more.

Medical Malpractice Videos

Wrongful Death Due to Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice Case Results in $775,000 Settlement

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a construction case he handled that settled for $850,000. The victim in this case was a construction worker who had to remove a sign by putting together a ladder and scaffold combination that fell underneath him. Under New York law, the owner of the construction site and the general contractor in charge of that site are responsible for its safety, even if the construction worker was partly at fault. Watch the video now to learn more.

Traffic Accident Videos

What to do Immediately Following an Auto Accident

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty explains what to do immediately following an automobile accident. First, stay calm. If you or anyone else is injured that you can tell right away, do not move at all and wait for emergency personnel to arrive on the scene. If you can exit the vehicle and no one is immediately injured, call the police. The sooner police arrive at the scene of the accident, the better. Watch the video now to learn more.

New York Personal Injury Attorney Sean Coonerty Explains a Pedestrian Knockdown Case

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a pedestrian knockdown case, where his client was hit by a car in front of a famous New York theater.
As a result of the injury, Mr. Coonerty’s client developed a condition called RSD, or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. The condition is also sometimes known as CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. This means that his client’s injury became a permanent condition. Watch the video now to learn more.

Property Owner Negligence Videos

NY Personal Injury Attorney Sean Coonerty Describes a Trip and Fall Case

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty describes a trip and fall case he handled. His client’s injuries “snowballed” out of control, resulting in expensive medical costs. Her injuries also led to a condition, known as Spondylolisthesis, which got worse over time. Watch the video now to learn more.

Slip and Fall & Trip and Fall Notice Requirements

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty explains the notice requirements for slip and trip and fall accidents in New York. For a slip or trip and fall accident to be successful, you must prove notice. “Notice” is broken up into actual and constructive notice. Watch the video now to learn the difference.

Slip and Fall & Trip and Fall Photographs and Witnesses

New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Sean Coonerty explains that one of the important ways to prove a case is by taking photographs. Photographs are very important and should be taken at the scene of an accident as soon as possible. Even if the source of the slip and fall accident has been cleaned up, when taking photographs look for water stains on ceiling tiles, the wall, or floor. Another important way to help prove your case is by using witnesses. Watch the video now to learn more.

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