Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:06

According to a July 2017 Health Department report, Staten Island has the most dog bites per capita of the five boroughs. In 2014 there were 6,373 dog bite cases seen in Staten Island emergency rooms, costing an average of $3,000 per person.  


In New York State, victims of dog bites may recover out-of-pocket expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages.  It is important...

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Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:00

Recently, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma made landfall in the United States causing panic, chaos, damage and death. It is important to know that when any storm occurs, the weather makes it difficult to navigate the roadways.  In addition, the high volume of drivers on the roads enhances the possibility of an accident occurring. Here are tips to decrease the risk of having an automobile accident...

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Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:03

Recently, there has been a surge in the number of recalls in the automobile industry. The largest industry recall has been the Takata airbag devices. Takata airbag devices are commonly found in Honda and Acura vehicles. According to reports, there has been a 12th confirmed fatality due to a defect in the airbag. It is important to remember to monitor recalls in the automobile industry, as well...

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 16:20

It was recently announced that Uber's services will now extend across New York State, including Upstate New York and Long Island. Uber is a rideshare service that allows individuals to order a ride through his or her smartphone. An Uber driver will then pick up an individual at a determined location with his or her private vehicle and bring the rider to their destination. Uber drivers are...

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Brooklyn burn injury lawyer
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 16:10

Any time there is a motor vehicle accident, there is a possibility that the fuel tank may explode or a cracked fuel tank will leak, resulting in a fire. A car accident fire is often started due to a hot engine, spark, or exhaust pipe igniting gas that has leaked from the fuel tank. Many automobile accidents occur as a result of a reckless, careless, or distracted driver. In some instances, a...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 15:55

It is a common and scary occurrence when an 18-wheeler truck is driving alongside and suddenly merges onto a parkway forcing a driver into another lane or even off the roadway. These big 18-wheeler trucks have many more blind spots than a typical vehicle, which is why many accidents on the highway involve tractor-trailers. While the number of drivers on the road increases during the summer...

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NY construction worker injury lawyer
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 15:35

On May 10, several bills were signed into law which increases safety conditions for New York City's construction workers. The approved bills include increases in injury reporting requirements, crane-related safety measures, and the requirement of a construction superintendent and onsite safety plan for any building project that is three stories or higher. Not included in the recent set of...

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:13

With numerous home teams to root for – including the Jets, the Mets, the Giants, the Rangers, the Yankees, the Islanders, the Knicks, the Nets, the Red Bulls, the Cosmos and the NYCFC – there is no doubt that sporting events are a significant part of New York culture. Over the years, sporting event stadiums and parking lots have set the stage for serious fan-on-fan injuries, including assault...

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What is pain and suffering?
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 15:03

Pain and suffering is an essential part of many personal injury cases. Pain and suffering is a legal term that refers to a variety of injuries that may occur as a result of an accident. Not only does pain and suffering cover the physical pain of an injury, but also the emotional and mental injuries, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and mental anguish. If another party is liable...

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New York City burn injury lawyer
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:57

Work-related burns are a leading cause of occupational injuries in the United States. As many as 20 to 30 percent of all burn-related hospitalizations are due to workplace injuries, according to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Those who suffer from on-the-job burn injuries can be subjected to serious, debilitating effects.


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