New York City Personal Injury Blog

Understand your options in a potential wrongful death claim

Tragic accidents in New York City can result in the sudden and unexpected deaths of our loved ones. In the most populous city in the country, traffic accidents are a daily occurrence. While most motor vehicle accidents are simple “fender benders,” others are fatal. Likewise, when New York residents receive medical treatment, they don’t anticipate… read more

Is New York City doing enough to curb dooring accidents?

Do you bike as part of your commute? If so, then there’s a pretty good chance that the thought of being involved in an accident had crossed your mind, even before one took you by surprise. Although bicycling is extraordinarily common in New York City and its suburbs, the fact remains that it is an… read more

Falls at the Grocery Store: What Victims Should Know

Slip and fall injuries can happen anywhere, even in seemingly safe locations like grocery stores. From broken food containers that leave slick substances on floors to damp aisles from rain-soaked customers and workers, a variety of different events can result in unsafe conditions in New York markets and grocery centers. When a person is injured… read more

Zantac Recall-FDA Update

New FDA Announcement Calls for Zantac to be Pulled from Market The popular heartburn medication Zantac (ranitidine) was recalled and taken off shelves in September of 2019 after the Food and Drug Administration announced that it had found the cancer-causing chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in samples of Zantac. The FDA has recently taken further action, announcing… read more

Despite dedicated lanes, cyclists still involved in crashes

Some New York intersections have seen many changes to accommodate pedestrians, giving them more time to get to the other side before cars can pass. Additionally there has been an increase in bike lanes in an attempt to protect cyclists from traffic. However, not everyone thinks their design is conducive to safety. Some of the… read more

Costly spinal cord injuries are often preventable

While spinal cord injuries happen for a number of reasons, motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of these devastating injuries. Overall, motor vehicle accidents cause almost 40% of all spinal cord injuries. As our blog has mentioned in the past, many times, a New Yorker gets injured a car accident in which the… read more

Overview of no-fault and uninsured motorists coverage

Like other states, New York has unique laws about automobile insurance. It is important for those injured in motor vehicle accidents to understand a bit about these laws, as they can turn out to be an injured victim’s best route for getting compensation after a motor vehicle accident. These laws are especially important in cases… read more

Are hotels responsible for assaults on their property?

It’s not a surprise that millions of people visit New York City every year. Some come because the City has a lot of wonderful tourist attractions and fun things to do. New York City is also one of the world’s major hubs for business and government, so many people travel here on business errands. Many… read more

What is OSHA’s role in work accidents?

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is in charge of regulating workplace safety in many states. In New York, OSHA is the regulator in charge of private workplaces; the state has its own agency to oversee the safety of public employees. OSHA will investigate most serious work accidents, as employers have a… read more

Vaginal mesh has caused serious complications for women

Until recently, a product commonly referred to as vaginal mesh was a popular treatment for certain medical problems prevalent in women. Until the federal Food and Drug Administration ordered manufacturers to stop selling the product in the United States last year, doctors frequently used vaginal mesh to treat certain types of incontinence in women. They… read more