To Settle or Not to Settle?


At TonaLaw, we carefully go through every possible outcome of your personal injury case.  There are usually 6 different outcomes of a trial, versus a settlement. If we DO decide a settlement is the best option, we look at all verdicts and settlements in the past three years for cases similar to yours.  We conference…

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All About Lacerations & Lawsuits


The term “laceration” implies a torn or jagged wound, commonly misused in reference to incisions. Lacerations tend to be caused by sharp objects or blunt trauma that separates the connective tissue elements. Deep lacerations that require the medical attention of a hospital can accumulate a large number of medical expenses for the victim. You Have a Right to Compensation…

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Herniated and Bulging Discs


According to the New York Times, 8 out of 10 people have some type of a backache. Herniated or bulging discs are common injuries resulting most frequently from these types of accidents: Motor vehicle accidents Manual labor Falls from elevated heights Occupational exposure to continual vibration and other related incidents It is our law firms experience from assessing…

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What Should You Do In The Event Of a Spinal Cord Injury?


Spinal Cord Injury Victims According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 36.5% of crashes led to spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States. Slip and fall/trip and fall accidents are the second most common cause of spinal cord injuries, followed by acts of violence and sports. There are approximately 40 spinal cord…

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What Should I Do If I Get Into a Car Accident?


Unfortunately, car accident happen.  It is very important that you try to stay calm and not panic if you get into a car accident. At TonaLaw, we always tell our clients or potential clients to make sure they’re okay first. Make sure your car is out of the way, out of the way of traffic,…

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Bone Fractures and Breaks


The Most Common Orthopedic Problem Each year, a whopping 6 million people will suffer from a bone fracture or break. Many of these bone fracture injuries are caused by accidents due to the negligence of another. The attorneys and support staff at TonaLaw are here to counsel you if you suffered from a bone fracture in an accident. There are many types…

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Are you a healthcare provider in New York State? Here are 5 No-Fault Collection Tips you need to see.


  When a patient comes to you, and they have been injured in an automobile accident, you will be dealing with more than just helping your patient.  Common concerns we hear from healthcare provides involve the following: Working with No-Fault Insurance companies, Independent Medical Examinations, Attorney Fees, Arbitration vs. Litigation, and the difference between an Authorization…

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After an Auto Accident Injury Case, What’s Next?


If you have recently settled a Personal Injury accident case where you were injured in an automobile accident in New York State, read this to make sure that you have been fully compensated for every aspect that you are owed.  If you were denied any claims by your No-Fault insurance carrier, make sure you read…

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What is an EIP claim?


SO MANY Personal Injury Clients are missing out on money owed. When someone refers to “no-fault,” in the context of automobile accidents, they are referring to insurance coverage for medical bills, lost wages, and other necessary expenses incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident. These elements encompass “basic economic loss,” and are often…

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The TRUTH about No-Fault Insurance Collections


by Attorney Thomas Tona: Recently, I was out to dinner with two chiropractors.  Twenty minutes into the dinner, the discussion turned to the business of Chiropractic, where two issues dominated the balance of the night. Issue one arose when I asked the question, “What is your number?” Silence and blank stares followed.   I then…

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