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

Most Recent Product Recalls Winter 2018

At 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. Read 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. Read more