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I’m attorney Paul Harding with the law firm Martin, Harding and Mazzotti – the Heavy Hitters – here in Saratoga Springs, New York. Everyday across the country almost one hundred thousand people are injured. Many of these injuries are severe enough to result in hospitalization or even death.

The unfortunate truth is that a number of these cases are caused by someone else’s negligence. The consequence of this negligence may be a personal injury case.

But what exactly is a personal injury case?

Personal injury cases can include – automobile wrecks, dog bites, defective products, medical malpractice, premises liability and many other case types.

If someone else’s negligence has caused you harm, you have the right to seek compensation, a right that should not be ignored.

If you’ve been injured and would like to discuss your rights with a lawyer you can trust, visit our website to chat 24/7 or call us now at 1800LAW1010 for a free, no obligation case evaluation.

We’re Martin, Harding and Mazzotti – the Heavy Hitters and we look forward to helping you get the money you deserve.

Visit our chat feature here on the website 24/7 or call us now at 1800LAW1010 for a free, no obligation case evaluation.

Injuries can happen in the blink of an eye. Sometimes they are minor injuries, however, other times they can be life threatening. At Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP, we work to defend your rights and will work with you every step of the process.

If you have been injured in a car accident, on the job, or as a result of someone else’s negligence, call the Saratoga Spring office of Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP today. With over 20 years of experience, our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to getting you the money that you deserve. 
Our devotion and expertise of personal injury law is put to use every single day to defend the rights of those who have been wrongfully injured.

Our law firm is committed to helping people that have been injured in the following ways:

    • Car, motorcycle and truck accidents
    • Severe burns
    • Construction site incidents and other work related injuries (Workers’ Comp. Information)
    • Dog and other pet bites
    • Drug Recalls
    • Head and brain injuries
    • Slip and falls
    • Social Security Disability
    • Wrongful death
    • And many more!

If you or someone you love has been injured, please call Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP, The Heavy Hitters® at our local Saratoga Springs office, (518) 583-1010, or call us toll-free at 1800LAW1010 (1-800-529-1010).

 


 

Burn Injuries

Burn Injury Lawyers

Anyone who has gotten sunburn knows how irritating and uncomfortable even a first-degree burn can be. As a burn injury worsens and the degree increases, it gets more and more debilitating. Burn injuries can often require medical attention and assistance, and can lead to infections, scarring and in more extreme cases, amputations. Don’t fret; contact our burn injury lawyers for your free consultation today.

 If you or someone you know has been a victim of a burn injury, regardless of the severity, contact our expert legal team at Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP, The Heavy Hitters to protect your rights. Call your local Saratoga Springs burn injury lawyers at (518) 583-1010, or call us toll free at 1800LAW1010 (1-800-529-1010).

 


 

Dog Bite Injuries

Dog Bite Attorneys

We know that it is not in every dog’s nature to be ferocious and aggressive, but mixed with the right company and elements, even a nice dog can cause harm to someone. If an owner has knowledge of their dog or household pet attacking in the past, precautions must be taken to ensure that their pet will not cause harm in the future. 

In order to file an injury claim against an owner of a dog or household pet that has attacked someone, they must prove that the owner either had knowledge of or should have had knowledge of the animal’s “vicious propensity.”

Vicious propensity covers the following:

  • Biting
  • Growling
  • Snarling
  • Aggressive barking
  • In some instances, the act of restraining the pet
  • The pet is a ‘guard dog’

Important information that our lawyers would look for is whether the dog has bitten, chased or attacked in the past, if the owner has had to use a muzzle on the dog or keep it locked up around company. If the dog has been seen snarling or snapping at people, this too may be able to help us learn more about the pet’s past behavior, which will aid in issuing a claim if an unfortunate attack occurs. Simply the breed and size cannot determine the viciousness of the dog. For this reason, it is important to get as much information possible of prior signs of aggression.

 Call our Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP® Saratoga Springs, NY team of dog bite lawyers to help you investigate your dog bite injury claim today. Don’t stress over the specificities and formalities of what is considered “vicious propensity”, leave it to the dog bite lawyers at Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP®, The Heavy Hitters®. Call (518) 583-1010, or reach us 24/7 toll-free at 1800LAW1010® (1-800-529-1010).

 


 

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries by sport and genderWhen playing a sport, especially a contact sport, risks are assumed, and injuries may be unavoidable. However, was the injury a result of a breach in someone’s duty to provide a reasonable level of care? If so, call our dedicated sports injury attorneys and find out if you’re entitled to file a claim.

Although sports injuries are not often thought of as a major risk for adults, greater than 1.9 million people between age 25 and age 40 were seen in emergency care centers in 2012. Serious injuries are often very costly, but minor injuries such as a sprain can cost an average of anywhere between $2,294 and $7,666.

Injuries to Children and Teens

As you would expect, children and teens experience the most sports injuries, but this is mostly because they have the largest number of participants in organized sports. 30 million children and teens up to age 14 play, and 3.5 million are injured each year. Football causes the most serious injuries, but basketball, unexpectedly, causes the greatest number of injuries to kids. If your child is hurt due to negligence of the coaching staff, you could have a winnable lawsuit on your hands.

Cases

A lawsuit was settled for $8 million in the case of Blake Hunt, a football player in NY. The Department of Education, the Public Schools Athletic League, and the Parks Department were found liable due to improper training, a lack of supervision from coaches, and being unprepared for the scrimmage in which the injury occurred. Tragically, Blake Hunt was paralyzed from the waist down.

Sports Injury Lawyers AttorneysEven if a waiver was signed, if you sustained an injury while playing a sport, call the Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP® team of Saratoga Springs sports injury lawyers to get your free consultation today. Our local Saratoga Springs, NY office can be reached at (518) 583-1010. Call us toll free 24/7 at 1800LAW1010® (1-800-529-1010).

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Want to learn more about sports injury accidents and the assumption of risk? Check out this St. John’s law review study regarding NYS sports injury law.