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New York Discovery Law for Cancer Cases

  • Posted on: Aug 25 2017
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Medical malpractice cases can be one of the most difficult personal injury cases to prove. However, they’re made even more complicated by a statute of limitations that can be difficult to understand. Thankfully, the “Lavern’s Law” can make winning your medical malpractice case a bit easier in the state of New York. Lavern’s Law helps to extend the amount of time a person can file a medical malpractice case. Let’s take a look at what this law actually states and […]


Products Liability Law New York

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2017
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We often don’t think about the threat of being injured by products we purchase. Unfortunately, this kind of damage happens more often than we think. If a manufacturer is careless, makes a mistake, or does not properly check their work, they may produce a faulty product that can seriously injure someone. In these cases, that manufacturer should be held responsible. A product liability lawsuit is a type of personal injury case in the state of New York. Injured individuals can […]


Who’s at Fault? New York Slip and Fall Accidents

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2017
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Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common personal injury cases. However, proving that someone else was at fault for the accident can be challenging. Because you need to show that someone else’s neglect or irresponsibility led to your injury to receive compensation in a personal injury case, it’s important to know what kind of proof you need to show. Although each case will be different and the evidence you need to collect will depend on the circumstances […]


Drowsy Driving is Impaired Driving

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2017
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We all know that driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening, but driving impaired in any way can lead to accidents and injuries. Even if you are completely sober when you get behind the wheel, driving when drowsy can be almost as bad. Drowsy driving usually begins innocent enough, but if you haven’t logged enough sleep hours and especially if you’ve spent too much time behind the wheel, an accident can happen. […]


Legal Rights and Compensation for Medical Misdiagnosis

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2017
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Whenever we see a doctor or other medical professional, we expect to receive adequate care for our illnesses or injuries. Unfortunately, medical mistakes can happen. If a medical professional is negligent, distracted, or unaware, they may make a diagnostic error. In some cases, these errors can have serious consequences. If you or a loved one has been injured because of the misdiagnosis you’ve received from a medical professional, you’ll need to fully understand your legal rights. The personal injury attorneys […]


Pedestrian Deaths, Distracted Driving on the Rise in New York

  • Posted on: Jun 18 2017
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Unfortunately, pedestrian deaths in New York City have been on the rise over the past few years. Whether drivers aren’t paying attention when backing into parking spaces or they’re making illegal turns, the number of people dying from being struck by vehicles is increasing. Pedestrian accidents and deaths are avoidable with the right precautions. However, mistakes can be made and accidents can happen. Here are a few things you need to know if you or someone you love is injured […]


The Legal Responsibility of Nursing Homes

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2017
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Sending an elderly loved one to a nursing home is never an easy decision, but it is sometimes necessary. Although when we make that choice, we hope they get the care they need from professional nurses and caregivers. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Whether intentional or not, medication errors are all too common within nursing homes. Nurses and nursing home employees may improperly provide medication or they may not monitor taking of medications correctly, which can cause serious harm […]


Consult a New York Attorney Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2017
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Getting into a car accident can be a scary and overwhelming experience. If you or a passenger has been seriously injured because of the accident in the New York area, it can feel even more devastating. You’re left feeing vulnerable, unsure, and confused — all while you’re being hounded by insurance providers expecting you to make a statement about the accident. A professional personal injury attorney can help you through this difficult time. From ensuring you get the compensation you […]


Proposed Laws Call for Improved NYC Construction Regulations

  • Posted on: Mar 18 2017
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It seems like the construction is never ending in New York City. With round the clock construction, the city is no stranger to construction accidents and mistakes that can lead to serious injury – and sometimes even death. In an effort to reduce the number of accidents occurring at New York City construction sites, there are new rules and regulations to improve construction safety. With better safety procedures, construction workers may experience fewer injuries. What Changes Are Being Made? There are […]


Pain and Suffering Damages Explainer

  • Posted on: Mar 8 2017
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Receiving compensation after a personal injury can help you get back on your feet and recover appropriately without needing to worry about getting back to work or paying your medical bills. In most situations, you will receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and lost future earnings, but many people wonder whether or not they can ask for additional compensation for pain and suffering via a personal injury legal case. Pain and suffering is not normally awarded in a personal […]


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