March 10, 2020
| Car Accidents
Poor phone behavior could lead to a serious crash
Distracted driving is more than just annoying. It’s a serious issue that leads to crashes every day. The victims of those crashes may suffer from serious injuries or even die as a result of one driver’s bad decision. Some people think that getting distracted for a few seconds isn’t a...
March 5, 2020
| Slip and Fall
Proactive ways a business can protect people from slip-and-falls
When a customer or visitor experiences a slip-and-fall incident in a business, they could wind up suffering substantial injuries that prevent them from working and require expensive medical care. Excepting situations where the individual who got hurt was breaking the law or behaving in a willfully negligent or dangerous manner,...
Labor Law 240 is unique to New York
Construction workers have a lot of factors to consider when they’re trying to get their job duties done. For some, working on scaffolding is an important part of this job. Workers who have to climb on scaffolds count on their employer to ensure they have a suitable — and safe...
January 7, 2020
| Personal Injury
Connecting a head injury with an accident caused by someone else
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are among the most debilitating and severe injuries a person can experience and survive. There is a broad range of potential symptoms associated with a brain injury which can vary drastically from patient to patient, depending on the part of the brain that gets hurt and the severity...
December 20, 2019
| Firm News
What does the Child Victims Act do?
For a long time, the victims of child sexual abuse faced massive hurdles toward justice. Statutes of limitation often closed the window on both criminal charges and civil claims against the abusers long before the victims were emotionally prepared to address what happened to them — let alone ready to...
December 18, 2019
| Firm News
Improper sidewalk maintenance can lead to injuries and liability
When someone purchases a property or rental facility to open a business, they have certain obligations to the public who come close to or enter that property. Specifically, homeowners and business owners should do everything they can to maintain reasonably safe facilities. Failing to take a proactive stance on maintenance...
August 29, 2019
| Car Accidents
Safe Driving Tips for Senior Citizens
In general, senior citizens as a group are safe drivers when compared to others. Most obey the speed limit, wear seat belts and avoid drinking and driving. But this age group is especially vulnerable to death or injury in car accidents due to age-related conditions. Fragile bones, heart disease and diabetes can make...
Important Steps To Take If You Are Hurt at Work
Workplace injuries are very common – in fact, almost 3% of full-time workers sustained a non-fatal injury at work. Construction is a particularly dangerous occupation, and 87 workers died in New York City construction accidents in 2017. Do you know what to do if you are hurt at work? Below are our top...