Work Injuries And Defective Products

New York law provides workers with the right to seek compensation for work-related injuries and illnesses. Although the law prohibits workers from suing their employer in this situation, it may be possible to file a personal injury claim in civil court against a third party. Frequently, these third-party claims related to work injuries result from dangerous or defective products. Read more

Cell Phone Batteries Can Be Dangerous

Any energy storage device carries a risk. With millions of people using cell phones powered by lithium-based batteries, it’s no surprise that injuries caused by defective cell phone batteries are becoming more common. Read more

Why You Should Not Wait If You Have A Personal Injury Claim

If you have suffered any kind of injury and you are or expect to be, out-of-pocket for the payment of any expenses associated with the treatment and recovery of such injury, you must act quickly to assert and protect your rights. It’s no secret that the right to file a lawsuit is subject to strict time limitations. If those time limits expire, the law extinguishes the right to file the action in a civil court. A statute of limitation defines the time limit for filing a cause of action and when the right to file such lawsuit expires by law. Read more

Asbestos Is Still A Danger To American Workers

Evidence 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). Read more