January 10, 2019
| Defective Products
Product Safety: Defective Product Recalls
Every day we choose and purchase products, relying on federal law and industry standards to ensure that they are safe to use and that their package labeling is compliant with all health and safety warnings. Sadly, that is not always the case. All too often, products that we use every...
January 3, 2019
| Car Accidents
Elderly Man with Dementia Allegedly Causes Wrong-Way Accident on Long Island
Wrong-way accidents are not that common – the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that they represent 3% of all motor vehicle accidents. However, they are the leading type of crash to result in a fatality. These types of accidents are usually head-on collisions which cause significant injuries, property damage, and deaths. Wrong-way driving occurs when...
December 27, 2018
| Car Accidents
Brooklyn Road Rage Incident Results in Death of Off-Duty FDNY Firefighter
Road rage is blamed in the recent death of an off-duty New York City firefighter. The victim was involved in a minor car accident on the Belt Parkway near the Verrazzano Bridge. When he pulled over to the side of the road, the second driver allegedly attacked him, stuck him in the...
December 20, 2018
| Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing Home Falls Are Warning Signs of Neglect
We place our loved ones in nursing homes and other assisted care facilities with the expectation that they will receive professional and compassionate care. The last thing we would want for them is that they would experience abuse or neglect at the hands of these caregivers. But in many facilities, that is exactly what happens all...
December 13, 2018
| Personal Injury
Our Top 8 Tips for Holiday Air Travel
If the December holidays follow the trend of this year’s Thanksgiving weekend in terms of holiday travelers, then U.S. roads, rails and air space will experience a 5% increase over last year. Holiday travelers are enjoying higher wages, more disposable income and stable fuel prices, according to the Automobile Club...
Forklift Construction Accident Kills Worker in Brooklyn
A 44-year old construction worker was killed recently when a falling piece of metal that had been dropped from a forklift struck him. Responders were unable to save him and he died at the scene of the construction accident. The victim had been on the roof of the six-story condominium development...
November 29, 2018
| Firm News
New York Social Host Laws: Avoid Serving Alcohol to Minors
It’s party season, and whether you are planning a holiday party, a New Year’s celebration or game day bash, you need to understand how New York social host liability laws might apply. If you are hosting a party where alcohol is served on property that you control, then you are...
November 22, 2018
| Car Accidents
Recent Queens Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
Hit and run accidents are on the rise everywhere and that includes New York too. A recent pedestrian hit and run accident in our area took the life of a 29-year old Tribeca man. The victim was crossing a street in Forest Hills in the early evening when he was struck...