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Asbestos Is Still A Danger To American Workers

Asbestos Is Still A Danger To American WorkersEvidence appeared in the 1960s that linked asbestos exposure to mesothelioma, lung cancer and other respiratory diseases such as asbestosis. Because asbestos fibers still present a dangerous medical risk to workers, its use is now highly regulated by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (more…)

Most Recent Product Recalls Winter 2018

Most Recent Product Recalls Winter 2018At Bonina and Bonina, P.C., we keep a vigilant eye on businesses that manufacture and sell products to all consumers. After all, we are experienced products liability attorneys. At times, because of a dangerous or defective part or component, a company may recall a product. Consumers can track the recalls of toys and other products for children at safekids.org. They can track other product recalls at the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (more…)

Medical Malpractice At The VA

In the fall of 2017, after investigating 100 medical malpractice cases, the Department of Veteran Affairs (the “VA”) reported 88 were attributable to the treating VA physician. What’s worse, the investigation discovered that the agency made a significant effort to conceal these incidents of malpractice, most of which were blamed on one sole physician, Dr. Thomas Franchini.  (more…)

Was Your Child Injured At School? What You Need To Know About Negligent Supervision Cases

If your child has suffered an injury at school, you may have a claim based on negligent supervision. Schools and daycare facilities have an affirmative duty to properly supervise children left in their care. When a parent leaves their child at school, under NY law the school stands in the shoes of the parent, and is the child’s de facto guardian.  As such they have a duty to ensure the child’s safety and well being. (more…)

Lead Poisoning – The NYC Housing Authority Scandal That Shocked The City

Recently, residents of New York City’s public housing system discovered that, for nearly four years, the New York City Housing Authority had failed to conduct lead paint inspections mandated by federal rules and city law. Even more shocking was that NYCHA filed a false report with the federal government in October 2016, certifying that the Housing Authority had conducted lead paint inspections, although city officials knew otherwise. (more…)