Car accident in New York leaves 3 hospitalized

Car accidents are a common occurrence in New York. Drivers who are not paying attention or are distracted by food or cell phones often cause them. In car accident cases, victims and their families may be financially compensated for their injuries. An owner of a Chinatown store may consider a civil remedy after a car… read more

Fatal car accident in New York orphans 2 children

Every day, many people are involved in vehicle accidents. Drivers who exhibit reckless behavior such as speeding or failing to obey traffic signals are often the cause of these types of accidents in New York and throughout the country. The injured party or their loved ones may pursue a civil claim based on the negligence… read more

Car accident injures two New York women

Automobile accidents occur in New York every day. The accidents are often a result of negligent drivers who are on their cellular phones or fail to use car signals. A car accident resulting in injury can give rise to a personal injury claim depending on the presence of a driver’s negligence. In New York, a… read more

Man files wrongful death suit in NY for negligent care of wife

A wrongful death may arise from several scenarios including a fatal accident or a doctor’s malpractice. In our July 23rd post, we discussed how families of victims of fatal accidents might file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek compensation for their incurred expenses, such as loss of family income, medical and funeral costs. While wrongful… read more

Drug Disposal: A Public Health Threat

The unsystematic disposal of prescription drugs is a currently underappreciated societal issue. Unused medications pollute landfills, ground water and drinking water, as well as enable suicide, poisoning and antibiotic resistance. These negative consequences are rampant, as 80% of monitored streams have measurable concentrations of prescription drugs, including steroids and hormones.  This ongoing problem can cause… read more