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Personal Injury

What are some ways to stay safe on a construction site?

Every day, New York workers accept the risks that come with job sites and these risks are particularly high for those who work in the construction industry. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, on any given day there are 252,000 construction sites across the country that employ close to 6.5 million people. Because …

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What are some important facts about class action lawsuits?

A class action lawsuit is a different type of court case in New York. These cases do not always work the same way as other civil cases. They generally involve large numbers of peoples, huge companies and many lawyers. While you certainly can start a class action, most often, you will be asked to join …

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The latest news on talc-related ovarian cancer lawsuits

Talc is a safe clay mineral often used in powder form for household items, such as baby powder. Its neighbor in many mines is asbestos—a highly unsafe group of minerals that are known carcinogens. Some talcum powder products may contain trace amounts of asbestos, leading to a potential risk of cancer. Here is an overview …

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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. …

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