In New York and elsewhere, the wintry weather has caused people to pull out their warmest coats and mittens. However, with the cold temperatures come snow and ice and the potential of slipping and falling when others fail to properly care for their sidewalks and buildings. During these times, it is important to know how to handle the possibility of a slip and fall.
Distracted driving and failure to obey traffic signals cause car accidents every day. Eating, drinking and texting on the phone may result in another person's serious injuries. Recently, a car accident involving five vehicles led to a person being taken to a local hospital in New York.
An accident that results in a brain injury can forever change the lives of the injured individual and his or her family members. Unexpected medical bills and the need to create a plan for future care may make the road to recovery especially difficult for family members coping with their loved one's brain injury. However, there is hope for New York families in this situation. Recently, a boy suffering a traumatic brain injury was able to return home.
Most parents in New York and elsewhere want to purchase the safest and most reliable toys, car seats and other products. This is especially true for first-time parents who want to provide the best for their newborns. Unfortunately, defective products sometimes unexpectedly harm newborns and children of all ages. When dangerous products harm individuals, those injured or their loved ones may pursue a product liability case for compensation relating to the injuries. Recently, four retailers have recalled a product for babies after reports of deaths and injuries.
What is a wrongful death? Is it possible to get compensation for the medical expenses? In New York City and elsewhere, these and other questions are often asked when family members mourn the loss of their loved ones in a fatal accident involving another's negligence or intentional misconduct. Recently, a federal judge tossed out a wrongful death suit against a city.