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Car Accidents Increase in Bad Weather Months

Car Accidents Increase in Bad Weather MonthsCold weather is here, which means rain, snow, icy roads and sleet pose an additional driving risk for everyone on the road. Here are some tips about driving defensively and what to do if you are in an accident with a negligent driver.

Winter Weather Dangers

The winter season can be a dangerous time for New York drivers. The city is cold, damp, and icy, and the streets are often covered in snow. The low temperatures of winter cause roads to become slick, and dangerous, and the hazy conditions that result from snow and fog decrease visibility. Between harsh weather that can cause cars to spin out of control and impaired drivers coming from holiday parties, and the potential for black ice, you must drive defensively. Here are some top tips for keeping safe: (more…)

What is Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical MalpracticeIf you are contemplating filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in the state of New York, there are special rules and time limits that you need to be aware of.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional (a doctor, hospital or other health care professional) has injured their patient due to negligence or a failure to act. In order to prove a medical malpractice claim you will need to show: (more…)

What to do After a Pedestrian Knockdown Accident

What to do After a Pedestrian Knockdown AccidentWhen you are crossing the street with the walk signal in your favor, you expect to be able to get safely to the other side. Unfortunately, pedestrians are often struck by cars as they cross in the crosswalk, which can result in devastating injuries.

New Yorkers walk everywhere, and given the volume of people and cars on the streets in New York City, it is inevitable that pedestrians will be struck by vehicles and injured. (more…)

Medical Malpractice – 3 Ways to Prevent Being a Statistic

Medical Malpractice - Prevent Being a StatisticMedical Malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States, with over 100,000 citizens affected yearly. Malpractice can happen from a misdiagnosis, a botched surgery, or a failure to refer a patient to a specialist – no two medical malpractice cases are alike. Unfortunately, when medical malpractice occurs, there can be serious consequences to the patient’s physical health. Minimize your risk of becoming a victim of medical malpractice by advocating for your rights, and becoming educated on the possible outcome. This article will address 3 ways you can protect yourself from becoming a victim of malpractice. (more…)

What Makes a Product Defective?

What makes a product defectiveHas your car, blender, infant car seat or prescription medication caused you bodily harm? Were you affected by a malfunctioning or dangerous product through no fault of your own? If so, you may have a defective product on your hands—and you have rights. This article will address what makes a product defective, and the steps you can begin taking right now to protect yourself, along with the quickest way to present a strong case, giving you the compensation you desire.

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Hurt in a Fall—Now What?

Hurt in A Fall

Were you walking when you suddenly fell and injured yourself due to a broken sidewalk or other dangerous condition?  Were you injured on the job, or while delivering a package to someone’s home? Were you shopping when you fell on a dangerous or damaged floor? There are many ways to have a slip-and-fall accident, including falls as a result of:

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