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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Is Your Workplace Making You Sick?


If you are a generally healthy, energetic person, but experience symptoms of ill health while at work, you may be working in a toxic environment. While the term “toxic workplace” is now more frequently used to describe an atmosphere of discrimination or harassment, what we are discussing here is an environment that is contaminated enough to cause staff members serious physical symptoms.

If you are being sickened by your workplace and your employer is failing to address the issue, you need the services of a seasoned personal injury attorney with experience in toxic tort litigation.


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Monday, July 27, 2020

Tragically, Police Brutality Targets the Mentally Ill


Police brutality has always been a part of the culture, particularly against vulnerable segments of the population. One of those neglected, misunderstood, and badly underserved segments of the population is the mentally ill. Now that illegitimate beating, shootings and other killings by overly aggressive police are coming into open view, it is time for those with psychiatric illnesses to get their day in court.

If you have been brutalized by the police because you suffer from mental illness, or have tragically lost a mentally troubled loved one in a police killing, you need to contact a Read more . . .


Thursday, July 23, 2020

Who Pays for Injuries Resulting from an Uber Accident?


The yellow taxis have become a symbol of New York City. It turns out, however, that more and more people are turning to rideshare companies to make their way around the boroughs. Uber vehicles are privately owned and maintained by Uber drivers. Because Uber riders opt for this as opposed to a commercially owned and operated taxi, fares are generally available at a lower rate. It is important, however, to be aware of the implications of being involved in a motor vehicle accident involving Uber.
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Monday, June 29, 2020

Police Brutality and Reform in New York City


Q: Have recent protests resulted in police reform in New York?

Long before George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands —and knees—of Minneapolis police, police brutality attorneys in New York and other American cities have been helping victims of police misconduct and brutality recover compensation for their injuries.

This most recent death rekindled the Black Lives Matter movement to a new level of outrage and sparked weeks of protests across the country demanding police reform and defunding of the police department.

What is police brutality or misconduct?

Police brutality or misconduct may arise when police use more than the minimal amount of force required to control a situation, or if they violate a victim’s civil rights or due process.


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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Tonsillectomy Complications Leads to Leg Amputation and Lawsuit


Q: Can I sue for medical malpractice over tonsillectomy complications?

When you take your child to the hospital for a tonsillectomy, you expect things to go smoothly, to come home the same day, to feed them a diet of ice cream and see them running around like nothing happened in a day or two. You don’t expect you will need to consult a New York City personal injury attorney. And you never imagine your child would need their leg amputated.
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Monday, June 22, 2020

What Do You Need to Prove in a Slip and Fall Case?


Slip and falls can lead to serious and lasting impacts that affect your everyday life. Despite what you might have heard, however, being injured because you slipped and fell on someone else’s property does not necessarily mean that the property owner will be financially liable for covering your damages. The Read more . . .


Sunday, May 31, 2020

Making the Most of Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Attorney


Q: What can I expect from a free consultation with a personal injury attorney?

For some reason, people can feel intimidated by lawyers-- even though the lawyer is there to help them. When you add in the physical pain and the fear over their financial future that many victims of car accidents or other acts of negligence are suffering, it can compound that intimidation.

Preparing for a meeting with a Read more . . .


Friday, May 29, 2020

Can You Sue a Doctor for Pain and Suffering?


To bring a successful medical malpractice claim, you must first be able to establish that a medical relationship existed. It must then be proven that the treating medical professional breached his or her duty of care owed to the patient and was, therefore negligent. This negligence, in turn, must have been the direct cause of real harm suffered by the patient.
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Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus Hate Crimes and Personal Injuries Rising


Q: Can I sue for personal injuries suffered in a hate crime attack?

Hate crimes are always shocking and they are on the rise in New York City as well as nationally – – particularly against Asian-Americans. In an apparent backlash by bigots due to the coronavirus pandemic beginning in China, Asians and Asian-Americans have increasingly become victims of intentional violence in the past few months.

Such actions may not only result in criminal charges against the perpetrators, but also may give rise to a personal injury lawsuit. This may be news to those who think personal injury suits only arise from accidental injuries.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

What Is the Personal Injury Claims Process?


Personal injury law involves a wide variety of accident types. If you have been injured in a slip and fall, an auto accident, or due to a dangerous property condition resulting from the negligence of someone else, you may be able to seek compensation for the harm you have suffered. How does this happen? The personal injury claims process can seem complicated and intimidating to accident victims.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on New York Personal Injury Cases


Q: What effect could COVID-19 have on my personal injury lawsuit?

We are certainly living in unsettled times. That’s particularly true in New York City and the surrounding areas – considered to be the American epicenter of the coronavirus and COVID-19 cases.

New York City personal injury attorneys are juggling to adapt to ever-changing government directives that impact the way they practice during these lockdown and social distancing times.
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