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Laws That Motorcycle Riders Must Know

Laws That Motorcycle Riders Must KnowMotorcycle riders are at greater risk of serious injury than the operators of automobiles since they are directly exposed to other vehicles and the road itself. To operate a motorcycle in New York requires a Class M or MJ Operator’s License or Learner’s Permit. (more…)

New Yorkers May Not Use Portable Electronic Devices While Driving

New Yorkers May Not Use Portable Electronic Devices While DrivingThere are many types of distractions which can  occur while operating any type of motor vehicle. or something as benign as observing the weather or scenery, The consequences of these distractions can be catastrophic. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Bureau recently released a report that indicated distracted driving caused 3,450 fatalities in 2016. (more…)

Motorcycle Riders And No-Fault Insurance

While motorcyclists must observe the same rules of the road and be accorded the same rights as the operators of all other vehicles, the insurance laws of New York differ significantly for motorcycles primarily because motorcycles are not motor vehicles within the meaning of the state’s No-Fault insurance law. (more…)

Medication Errors— An Alarming Epidemic

Whether a case involves an incident of medical malpractice, a motor vehicle accident, a work-related injury or a defective product, the lawyers at Bonina and Bonina, P.C. have the experience, determination, and dedication to help clients recover complete and just compensation for their losses. Our firm has represented injured consumers for over 50 years and its valiant efforts have helped clients obtain multi-million dollars settlements and verdicts. Our experience makes a difference in every case handled by our firm. (more…)

Trump Reduces Penalties For Nursing Homes – Is Patient Safety In Jeopardy?

Trump Reduces Penalties For Nursing Homes - Is Patient Safety In Jeopardy?At the end of 2017, under the direction of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reduced the fines and penalties for the medical and patient safety errors of nursing homes. Many industry experts and observers are concerned  that these changes could insulate nursing homes from being held responsible for even the most egregious instances of wrongdoing. Advocates for nursing home reform believe that the regulatory changes may reverse progress made in improving the level of care provided by these facilities over the last several decades. (more…)

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