Can You Claim for Pothole Damage?
Posted in Car Accidents on November 13, 2018
When a driver suffers injuries and property damage in a car accident, the first step toward recovery is determining who was at fault. In a single vehicle accident, a driver may assume that he or she is automatically to blame since there were no other drivers involved, but this is not always true. If dangerous… read more
What Is the New York City Right-Of-Way Law?
Posted in New York City,Pedestrian Accidents on November 13, 2018
New York City is one of the most densely populated and busiest cities on the planet and traffic congestion is one of the leading causes of accidental injuries throughout the city. One of the main reasons behind the staggering number of pedestrian accidents in New York City is drivers failing to yield the right-of-way to… read more
Can Forceps Cause Brain Damage?
Posted in Birth Injuries,Medical Malpractice on October 17, 2018
The birth of a child is equal parts exhilarating and terrifying for most parents, and the potential for complications during childbirth is a significant concern for many expectant parents. During the delivery, there are many possible situations that can require the doctor to use specialized equipment for a safer birth. For example, some women will… read more
What Constitutes Medical Negligence?
Posted in Medical Malpractice on October 10, 2018
Medical malpractice law hinges on the concept of “medical negligence,” or a medical professional’s failure to meet an acceptable standard of care that results in harm to a patient. If you suffer injuries due to incompetent or ineffective medical treatment, it’s vital to speak to a qualified NYC medical malpractice attorney to learn your options… read more
Can You Sue a Doctor for Misdiagnosis?
Posted in Medical Malpractice on October 3, 2018
Medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, surgeons, and anesthesiologists, have a duty of care to prevent harm to their patients. Medicine is an inherently uncertain science, and no two patients are exactly alike, but honest mistakes, diagnostic errors, and laboratory mix-ups can and do happen all the time. When these incidents result in patient harm, the… read more
Most Dangerous Pedestrian Intersections in New York [Interactive Map]
Posted in Pedestrian Accidents on September 24, 2018
Over the past several years, New York City has made significant traffic safety improvements for pedestrians. Thanks largely to the Vision Zero Initiative, pedestrian fatalities decreased by 32 percent in 2017, reaching the lowest levels since 1910. While the reduction in fatalities should be certainly celebrated, pedestrians are still being struck every day in New… read more
Breaking: Monsanto Loses Verdict in Roundup Cancer Trial; Ordered to Pay $259 Million to the Plaintiff
Posted in Breaking News,Product Liability on August 16, 2018
Monsanto was dealt a major blow in court Friday, losing a major trial that links their Roundup herbicide to terminal cancer. On Friday, August 10, a jury in San Francisco ruled that Roundup, their popular weed killer, was a major contributing factor in the terminal cancer of Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper suffering from… read more
BREAKING: Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay Largest Verdict Yet After Losing Another Talc-Cancer Trial
Posted in Breaking News on July 13, 2018
Johnson & Johnson has lost yet another trial addressing concerns that their baby powder products contain asbestos, leading to cases of ovarian cancers in regular users. On July 12th, a St. Louis jury awarded $550 million in compensatory damages to the 22 plaintiffs and also ordered the company to pay $4.1 billion in punitive damages,… read more
Jury Awards $25.7 Million Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit
Posted in Firm News on May 25, 2018
On May 24th, a California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson linking use of their baby powder to mesothelioma, a deadly asbestos-based cancer. This is the second trial in as many months that has gone in favor of the plaintiff, suggesting that Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder products may be contaminated… read more
Flu Season in NYC
Posted in New York City,Safety Tips on April 9, 2018
The 2017-2018 flu season is proving to be a nasty one. Flu is widespread in 43 states, including New York. There are two main strains of influenza circulating throughout the city: influenza A and influenza B. This year’s vaccine is not as effective in preventing the illness as earlier vaccines, which has made more people… read more