In this video, “New York’s Serious Injury Threshold,” Christopher Major provides an overview of Article 51 of the Insurance Law which provides that a plaintiff in a personal injury action arising out of negligence in the use or operation of a motor vehicle must establish that he/she has incurred a basic economic loss exceeding $50,000 or must establish that he/she has suffered “serious injury.” This video is from a live presentation on July 13, 2020.
Major discusses the following:
- What is the legal definition of “serious injury” in in New York?
- What the “$50,000” carve out is and how it applies to reimbursement actions in New York.
- What risk professionals need to know about motor vehicle recoveries in New York.
- How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.
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