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What to Do If Exposed to Asbestos at Work

Asbestos is a dangerous mineral that can cause cancer and other cell mutations in humans. Exposure to asbestos at any level could lead to serious health complications, illnesses, and diseases. Although the federal government banned the use of asbestos in goods back in 1989, many buildings, materials, and equipment may still contain harmful levels of… read more

How to Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

Mesothelioma affects thousands of people in the United States, with up to 3,000 new cases arising every year. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that almost exclusively occurs due to asbestos exposure. Most patients who receive mesothelioma diagnoses have grounds to win monetary damages during personal injury lawsuits. These cases, however, can be complicated, and… read more

Can I Claim for Asbestos Exposure?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring group of minerals that are toxic for humans. Once thought of as a “magic mineral” and used in a variety of applications – particularly in construction – research now proves the high level of risk humans face around asbestos. Asbestos exposure at work, in school, or in an old building… read more

Who Is At-Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

Car accidents can be challenging to work through, but those in parking lots pose additional struggles. Since private companies own many parking lots, they are not always subject to the same traffic laws as other areas. However, certain right-of-way rules do apply in parking lot accidents which can help inform who is at-fault for the… read more

New York Car Inspection Requirements

If you operate a motor vehicle in the state of New York, you will need to get regular inspections every year. These inspections are necessary to protect the health of the environment and the safety of you and other drivers on the road. If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident in New York,… read more

Is New York a No-Fault State?

When you get into a car accident and suffer injuries, you will need to pay for certain expenses: medical bills, car repairs, medications, etc. Depending on your situation, you may have to take weeks or even months off work in order to recover. You need funds to compensate for your losses – but where do… read more

Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

In 2016, 3,890 fatal car accidents in the United States occurred due to failure to keep in the proper lane. Driver distractions caused 3,210 fatal accidents. Other common driver behaviors that can cause lane-change accidents are speeding, overcorrecting, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol – all of which caused 16,793 wrecks combined…. read more

Who Is at Fault in a Rear End Collision?

A rear-end collision occurs when one vehicle crashes into the back of the vehicle it is following. Rear-end collisions can cause expensive property damage and painful personal injuries – especially to the neck and back. Typically, the person driving the rear vehicle will be at fault for the accident, since he or she should have… read more

Who Gets the Insurance Check for My Medical Bills?

Personal injury accidents can cause thousands of dollars in medical bills, with charges ranging from ambulance fees to emergency surgeries. You need the medical care, yet who will pay the bill? Most often, the hospital will contact your insurance company directly. If you were not at fault, however, the other person’s insurance company may pay… read more

Can I Sue My Dentist for Nerve Damage?

Just like any other medical professional, a dentist has a duty to prevent harm to patients and treat them using acceptable techniques. When a dentist causes nerve damage by deviating from the acceptable standard of care for the patient’s situation, the dentist commits medical malpractice. Nerve damage is one of the most common reasons for… read more