New York City Personal Injury Blog

Woman becomes advocate of no texting after suffering TBI

How are we going to pay her medical bills? What are our next steps for his rehabilitation and future care? Family members of a loved one who has suffered a traumatic brain injury are forced to ask these and many other questions every day. In some instances, it may be even more painful for family… read more

Over 200,000 travel beds recalled after injury and death reports

All parents want the best for their children. They want to provide the best and newest toys and gadgets. Unfortunately, some of these items may prove to be dangerous products, which could result in injuries or even death. Recently, a travel bed tent has been recalled after reports of children becoming trapped in them. The… read more

New York man killed after slip and fall on stairwell

Every day, people in New York use a stairwell to get from one place to another. For some there are no other options. Sometimes, however, if not properly maintained, stairwells can become hazardous and significant injuries and even death can result. Recently, a New York man was killed in a slip and fall incident involving… read more

Family claiming wrongful death march in memory of loved one

The loss of a loved one is always challenging. For friends and family of the deceased, the loss may be even more difficult if the death was caused by the acts of another person. In New York, a family who believe their loved one was wrongfully killed has planned a march and press conference in… read more

Spinach recall in New York

In preparing meals for their children, parents are typically concerned about whether there is enough nutrition in the meals and whether their children have had enough to eat. People often take for granted the food safety of their meals. Unfortunately, there are risks of outbreaks and contamination. Recently, a company recalled its product after it… read more

Wrongful death suit follows energy drink fatality

Recently, adverse event reports related to caffeinated energy drinks were released by the FDA to the New York Times pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act request. The request came from a couple suing the manufacturer of Monster brand caffeinated energy beverage for the wrongful death of their 14-year old daughter. The couple claims that… read more

Woman suffers brain injury in hit-and-run, man charged

When a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury, family members may need to create a plan to handle the possible long-term care for the victim. Unfortunately, family and friends must learn how to prepare for the recuperation process while they are still grieving. Understandably, it may be more frustrating for families when the brain… read more

Family of deceased retiree to receive over $3M from NY

The loss of a loved one can be difficult for friends and family to handle. Unfortunately, finding closure may be even more difficult for families and friends when their loved one has passed in a fatal accident due to another person’s negligent behavior. For one family, a wrongful death claim may provide some closure for… read more

A “Biomarker” Test for Asbestos May Help Diagnose Mesothelioma

The use of asbestos became increasingly popular among manufacturers and builders in the late 19th century because of its sound absorption, tensile strength, resistance to fire, heat, electrical and chemical damage, and of course, its affordability. It was used in such applications as electrical insulation for hotplate wiring and in building insulation. When asbestos is used… read more

Illnesses in New York, elsewhere, spark national product recalls

Many of us trust that when we pick up groceries at the supermarket, the products will be safe for consumption. Unfortunately, this trust is sometimes unmet; people get sick and, in some cases, die as a result of badly processed food products and other potentially defective products. For example, in recent weeks, some 35 people… read more