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Giving Back to Students

Back to school season is always a big affair. For children, this means new teachers, new classmates, and new assignments. For parents, this means another school year struggling to afford costly school supplies. Each year brings with it an extensive list of supplies, most of which are necessary to make the most of the new Read More

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What is the bus driver’s responsibility when they cause an accident or injury?

An injury as a resulting from a bus accident can lead to physical injuries as well as mental/emotional anguish.  First and foremost, it is the bus driver’s duty to immediately contact 9-1-1 after they are involved in an auto accident.  Buses tend to be linked with a public entity, so it is their duty to Read More

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Can a School be Sued for the Injury of a Student?

When sending your child off to school, there is an expectation that their well-being will be prioritized by the school and its faculty.  In loco parentis is the legal standard that holds an educational organization responsible for ensuring the safety of its students.  Therefore, it substitutes school officials to act in place of the minor’s Read More

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Adopted Dog Bite Liability

Christine Pavone, who was battling cancer at the time, wanted to bring some joy back into her family’s life. This led to the adoption of Jaxx from the ACC (Animal Care Centers of NYC). Unbeknownst to them, the adoption would only bring further disaster. Jaxx’s aggressive disposition soon became obvious. Unprovoked attacks on anyone nearby Read More

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How Can a Store Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall?

A slip and fall case that occurs inside a store must meet certain criteria in order to potentially be a successful claim. First and foremost, four elements are necessary to prove negligence was the proximate cause of an injury: There was an existing duty of care. There was a breach of that duty. Causation Damages Read More

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What Actions Potentially Hurt Your Personal Injury Case?

Regardless of if you’re filing for personal injury, or another injury-related claim, your actions throughout the litigation process play a crucial role. When you’re the plaintiff, the defense wants nothing more than to prove the injury isn’t serious. Insurance companies can be especially keen on their attorneys arguing that the injury never occurred. They will Read More

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Medical Malpractice in New York

Medical malpractice is a familiar occurrence. In a highly populated state such as New York, the likelihood for medical-related errors increases. The Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t help either. As hospitals and medical practices become understaffed and overworked; mistakes occur. These mistakes range from harmless to fatal, and potentially lead to lawsuits. A misdiagnosis may lead to Read More

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Electrocution on Construction Sites: A Shocking Reality

Over the years, numerous construction projects have ensued throughout all five boroughs in New York state. Areas are rapidly changing as hotels and apartments develop, transforming an entire community. Smaller homes are getting converted into multi-story mansion houses while some larger homes are being split into multi-family housing. This means construction workers are constantly needed. Read More

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Drowsy Driving: More Common Than You Think

If you took Drivers’ Ed, you may have been shown a study regarding drunk driving vs drowsy driving. They separated the participants into two groups: the people who would drink until they were above the legal alcohol limit and the people who had to stay awake for over 24 hours. After reaching their goals, members Read More

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Mass Tort vs Class Action Lawsuits

You may have seen or heard about a class action lawsuit before. Perhaps you’ve heard about one as recently as this year. If you had an email subscription or an account with Old Navy, you may have received an email about the class action lawsuit against them. Anyone who is eligible can receive payment as Read More

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    47 year old male police officer injured as a result of surgical malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon resulting in an inability to work and permanent impairment of gait.

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    Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.

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    69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.

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