CVA-The New York Child Victims Act

The New York Child Victims Act, also referred to as the CVA, was signed into legislation in January of 2019 and went into effect on August 14, 2019. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature signed this bill into law to empower victims of child sex crimes by extending the statue of limitations… read more

Zantac Linked to Cancer

As of September of 2019, the popular heartburn medicine Zantac (ranitidine) has been recalled and taken off shelves in pharmacies after the Food and Drug Administration announced that it had found the cancer-causing chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in some batches of Zantac. Major pharmaceutical companies such as Sanofi-Aventis, Chattem, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, and GlaxoSmithKline have… read more

Traces of asbestos found in talcum powder sample

Back in November, pharmaceutical and personal care product company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced a voluntary recall of one lot of its baby powder. The company did so after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found “sub-trace” levels of the carcinogen asbestos during testing. According to J&J, when conducting tests, the agency found a single… read more

Truck accidents often arise from driver errors or bad maintenance

Trucking companies and their drivers in New York have a responsibility to maintain their vehicles and drive with care. Although the majority of transport companies and employees take their duties seriously, the consequences can be catastrophic when something goes wrong. Commercial trucks might weight as much as 80,000 pounds. These enormous 18-wheelers can crush passenger… read more