Hours-of-services rules for drivers transporting passengers

Most might view driver fatigue to be a problem that only traditional motorists in New York face, not those that drive for a living. After all, being behind the wheel is a commercial driver’s livelihood; why would he or she risk that by not being at his or her best (both mentally and physically) at… read more

Wrongful death lawsuits vs. survivorship actions

When residents of Manhattan lose a loved one due to the negligence of another, most would likely assume that there only course of action to recover any sort of financial compensation for that loss would be to file a wrongful death lawsuit. However, there is indeed another method through which one can sue for damages… read more

Reviewing the Glasgow Coma Scale

Immediately after learning that your loved one has experienced a brain injury in New York City, your first question is likely to be to what extent can you expect him or her to recover. While providing you with a definite answer may be impossible, the clinicians that treat him or her may be outline certain… read more

Are you an aggressive driver?

People can express aggressive behaviors in many different ways. When people think of aggressive drivers, images of red-faced individuals filled with road rage may pop into their heads. However, there are many forms of aggressive driving, and you may carry out some of those actions yourself. Road rage and aggressive acts can easily lead to… read more

Drug safety: FDA, doctors must weigh the risks

New York consumers may wonder about the safety of taking certain drugs, even if prescribed by their doctor, when they hear about drug warnings, recalls and lawsuits over a drug with unintended patient results. You may be surprised to learn that the federal government’s Food and Drug Administration has no power to initiate a drug… read more