New York Dog Bite Law

More than 48% of households in the United States own at least one dog. Dogs make great companions, but sometimes man’s best friend can be dangerous. Dog bites are more common than you think. In New York City, 2,009 dog bites were reported to the NYC Health Department in 2014 alone. Dogs are animals, and they have animal instincts. This means that in certain scenarios they can lash out and attack someone which can lead to serious injuries. Read more

Police Misconduct

Over the past few years, there has been increasing coverage of police misconduct in the media. Police officers are employed to uphold the law and keep the public safe, but not all of them do their jobs. Many of the victims in these situations have been able to file lawsuits and were awarded compensation for their injuries. When police overstep their bounds and harm rather than help people, they should be held accountable for their actions. Read more

Truck Maintenance Violations and Accidents

  When you hear about a truck accident in New York, you probably think that a negligent driver may have caused the accident. However, it is just as likely that a truck accident could be the result of a broken part or system on the truck that could have been discovered if the truck was receiving proper maintenance. Read more

Were You the Victim of a Crime Due to Negligent Security?

As the world knows, there is an endless number of fascinating, interesting public and private places to visit and experience in New York City. Every day, members of the general public entrust their safety to the operators and proprietors of supermarkets, retail stores, shopping centers, malls, banks, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, apartment buildings, office buildings, hotels, and motels. Read more