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Monday, July 23, 2018

City Bus Accident Leaves Trail of Death and Injury

Q: Is the bus driver always liable in a bus accident?

City bus accident attorneys know that when a city bus careens off-course, there's no telling how many casualties might result by the time the bus comes to a stop.

Every person seriously injured in such an instance --pedestrians, other drivers, or bus passengers – –may need a


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Model Sues Hotel for Bedbug Injuries

Q: Can I sue for bedbug bites?

Good night. Sleep tight. Don't let the bedbugs bite.

According to a Victoria's Secret model who filed a personal injury lawsuit for alleged physical and psychological damages, one hotel didn't take the last part of that famous phrase seriously enough.


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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Acceptable Use of Force by Police

Q: What use of force constitutes police brutality?

New York police brutality and police misconduct attorneys know that such cases are fairly common. Whenever there is an interaction between the police and the public – – whether the suspect resists or not– – the potential exists for excessive use of force by the police when handling the suspect.

Police are mandated to control situations using the minimal amount of force required.


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Friday, June 29, 2018

Two Separate Alleged Crimes Could Lead to Multiple Personal Injury Lawsuits

Q: Can criminal actions lead to civil lawsuits for injuries?

As the saying goes, "With friends like that, who needs enemies?"

A Brooklyn man who could be facing a wrongful death lawsuit and several personal injury lawsuits in connection with a New York car accident, may have added a new personal injury lawsuit to the list-- and additional criminal charges as well.


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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Dancing Surgeon Sued for Malpractice

Q: What constitutes medical malpractice?

An online video of a dancing doctor has gone viral. Unfortunately, it was apparently taken during a cosmetic surgery procedure in an operating room. Not surprisingly, the state medical board wasn't impressed with the doctor’s alleged conduct. Neither were the nine patients who have reportedly sued the doctor for


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Monday, June 11, 2018

New York Dog Bite Lawsuits

Q: Can I sue a dog owner for a dog bite injury?

The director famous for "Raging Bull" and many other movie blockbusters is involved in a new project that could be titled "Raging Terrier". But it's not a Hollywood film, it's a New York dog bite lawsuit for personal injuries allegedly caused by the director’s dog.

A former home nurse claims she was attacked in the director’s Park Avenue townhouse by what is believed to be the family's now-dead dog, Desmond.


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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Brooklyn Carwash Accident Claims Husband on Wedding Anniversary


Q: Are damages for a victim’s physical and psychological pain recoverable in a wrongful death action?

Most New York City car accidents happen while vehicles are traveling on the roadways—rather than in the carwash.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Off-Duty Cop Charged in Fatal Pedestrian Accident


Q: Can an off-duty police officer be liable for personal injuries in a car accident?

While the vast majority of police officers serve and protect the public and are role models off-duty as well, others fall short. When that happens, officers sometimes find themselves accused of police brutality and police misconduct.

Sometimes police officers exercise poor judgment when they're off duty as well.
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Friday, May 18, 2018

Bronx Sanitation Truck Accident Claims Pedestrian’s Life

Q: Can a driver be sued for personal injuries if criminal charges aren’t filed against him?

A neighborhood reeling from a Bronx trucking accident involving a pedestrian last month is calling "garbage" upon recently learning that the sanitation truck driver who allegedly ran over and killed a beloved neighborhood man was reportedly responsible for running over and killing another man six months earlier. He was reportedly working for the same private sanitation company at the time of both fatal incidents.

Outraged community members are calling for accountability for the "reckless rubbage collector" who they feel should not have been allowed to drive after the first alleged incident.


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Monday, April 30, 2018

Alleged Molestation in a New York Ambulance

Is a sexual assault grounds for a personal injury lawsuit?

Imagine feeling sick enough to call an ambulance. When it finally arrives, there's a sense of relief that help is here, that the professionals will take care of you. That you are safe. Now imagine that the ambulance doors close and the paramedic molests you. That's what one woman accused an on-duty FDNY paramedic of doing to her in a..


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Friday, April 20, 2018

Dropping the Ball on Diagnosis is Basis for Medical Malpractice Suit

Q: Can I sue a doctor for his failure to diagnose a medical condition?

When many people think about medical malpractice in New York, they often think of a botched medical procedure that harms a patient. While that may often be the case, medical malpractice can also result from many other situations including but not limited to misdiagnosis of various serious medical conditions, experimental drugs, cosmetic surgery procedures, birth injuries, medical device injuries, and negligence on the part of a hospital, surgeon, or other healthcare worker, to name a few.

The standard that is applied when determining whether medical malpractice was committed is whether there was an injury that resulted from medical treatment that deviated from accepted standards of practice.


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