Don’t Let Social Media Postings Ruin Your Personal Injury Case
It’s the twenty-first century and most of us turn to social media to report the happenings in our lives. There are events that you want to share with family and friends – promotions, movie and restaurant reviews, family news. But if you are involved in a car accident or any other type...
April 25, 2019
| Car Accidents
Don’t Become Another Statistic: The Dangers of Texting While Driving
Did you know that texting behind the wheel has become the most dangerous practice on the road, even surpassing driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs? It’s true – using a smartphone to text while driving is a huge problem and very distracting to the driver. Texting drivers, even glancing at...
Manhattan Construction Accident Causes Worker Death on Scaffolding
In a recent Manhattan construction accident, a 51-year old worker was killed while suspended on a scaffold 7 stories from the ground. While working on the 14-story Upper East Side residential building, a heavy stone slab known as a coping stone was dislodged above him. The stone hit the worker on the head...
New Jersey Nursing Home Found Negligent in Deaths of 11 Children
Last fall, 11 children died due to an outbreak of adenovirus in a New Jersey nursing home. The federal government recently completed its investigation of the incident and, having found the facility negligent, has imposed a fine of $600,000. The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, NJ is a privately owned, for-profit...
April 4, 2019
| Firm News
Many Injured after Norway Cruise Ends in Ship Evacuation
36 people were hospitalized as a result of a recent accident where a Viking cruise ship lost engine power in stormy weather. The cruise accident occurred off the coast of Norway and became what passengers called a chaotic 48-hour nightmare. During a 12-day cruise of Norwegian towns, the Viking Sky’s four...
March 28, 2019
| Slip and Fall
Slip and Fall Accidents: 5 Myths that You Should Not Believe
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, you probably have a lot of questions about your next steps. When researching this type of injury, you may be puzzled by conflicting information that you find on the internet as well as hear from friends and colleagues. When meeting...
March 22, 2019
| Personal Injury
Why Did Two Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft Crash Within Months of Each Other?
The circumstances are eerily similar. A new Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia last October, killing all 189 people on board. And earlier this month, a new Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed near Addis Ababa in Ethiopia with 157 people aboard. There...
March 7, 2019
| Personal Injury
Could Distracted Walking Have Contributed to This Tragic Death?
She was a 27-year old Harrison, NY social studies teacher, a volleyball coach and a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan. But a home heating oil truck struck her in a recent pedestrian accident just a few steps from her home in Murray Hill, Manhattan and she was pronounced dead at the scene....