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Monday, September 17, 2018

The Relationship Between a Criminal Case and a Civil Wrongful Death Suit

Q: Does a criminal action impact a wrongful death claim arising from the same incident?

One of the most disturbing kinds of wrongful death cases to handle is one that involves the death of an innocent baby. Such cases are shocking to the conscience, especially when due to the actions of someone whose nature would be expected to be nurturing – – like a mother or a nurse.

A New York wrongful death lawsuit was brought against a licensed practical nurse who was "accused of scalding a disabled toddler" in a bath so hot that it caused "severe burns" that "peeled off the girl’s skin ".


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Friday, August 31, 2018

Monsanto Loses in Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuit

Q: Can I sue Monsanto for cancer caused by exposure to its weed killer?

Toxic tort litigation lawyers help those who become ill or are injured from exposure to harmful substances. Very often, the toxic tort claim arises from occupational exposure to hazardous substances or toxins such as asbestos, benzene, pesticides, and toxic mold. And now, Glyphosate.


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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Teen Pushed Off Bridge by Friend Suffers Personal Injuries

Q: If I am pushed and injured, can I sue the person who shoved me?

It was a picturesque scene in a Washington State Park where a bridge three stories tall towered above a river tempted some teenage girls to climb up and step onto the ledge. It was also a personal injury lawsuit waiting to happen.

While swimming in the river is not prohibited at this park, jumping from the bridge is-- presumably due to its massive height and the varying depths of the river channel below which is surrounded by rocky terrain.


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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Monsanto Loses in Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuit

Q: Can I sue Monsanto for cancer caused by exposure to its weed killer?

Toxic tort litigation lawyers help those who become ill or are injured from exposure to harmful substances. Very often, the toxic tort claim arises from occupational exposure to hazardous substances or toxins such as asbestos, benzene, pesticides, and toxic mold. And now, Glyphosate.


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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.

But a carwash accident can give rise to a personal injury lawsuit as well as a...


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