By Anthony Licatesi | Published March 20, 2023 | Posted in Personal Injury | Tagged Tags: dog bite, dog bite injury | Comments Off on Is the Owner Liable in a Dog Bite Lawsuit
NYC and Brooklyn Dog Bite Injury Lawyers A dog bite can cause serious damage, including broken bones, lacerations, scarring, nerve damage, infections, and more. In New York, the law declares dog owners responsible for preventing their dog(s) from harming others. Failure to do so can incur a lawsuit. New York is a strict liability state Read MoreRead More
Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in New York City, Uniondale and Brooklyn Pedestrian accidents can be life-altering. Oftentimes, they can leave victims with catastrophic injuries and substantial medical bills. Personal injury lawsuits exist to protect pedestrians’ right to pursue compensation for damages inflicted. Here’s what you need to know about pedestrian accidents. Who Can File a Lawsuit? Read MoreRead More
Forklift injuries and accidents Forklifts are heavy, powerful machines that can lift thousands of pounds at a time. Under the wrong circumstances, they can become unsafe. As a result, OSHA enforces strict guidelines for those operating them. Failure to follow guidelines can result in catastrophic injuries such as blunt force trauma, spine, brain, and crushing Read MoreRead More
Legal guidance for ceiling and roof collapse In the event of a ceiling collapse, your health and safety are most important. If you or a loved one were injured as a result of a ceiling collapse, seek immediate medical attention. Nobody should have to experience the ceiling collapsing on them. This is especially true if Read MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
Before the pandemic, the average person spent the majority of their time awake at work rather than at home. As things are returning to some semblance of normalcy and more people are returning to their offices/places of work, injuries in the workplace are bound to increase in likelihood. For someone who’s never filed a Workers’ Read MoreRead More
There are thousands of car accidents caused by defective or malfunctioning traffic lights in the United States each year, many of them occurring in New York City. Victims of such accidents may be able to secure compensation from all liable parties, including the city itself. According to a New York City Comptroller’s report, the city Read MoreRead More
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Plaintiff sustained a series of fractures and other injuries to the right shin, heel and foot, requiring nailing of the right tibia with two proximal and two distal locking bolts, ultimately resulting in below-the-knee amputation
Infant plaintiff sustained encephalopathy as result of DPT vaccination administered by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Plaintiff was involved in a car accident resulting in multiple disc herniations requiring percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided epidural treatment and lumbar fusion laminectomy.
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.
Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.
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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