New York City Personal Injury Blog

100,000+ baby recliners recalled as defective product

Most parents in New York and elsewhere want to purchase the safest and most reliable toys, car seats and other products. This is especially true for first-time parents who want to provide the best for their newborns. Unfortunately, defective products sometimes unexpectedly harm newborns and children of all ages. When dangerous products harm individuals, those… read more

Wrongful death lawsuit against city and officers dismissed

What is a wrongful death? Is it possible to get compensation for the medical expenses? In New York City and elsewhere, these and other questions are often asked when family members mourn the loss of their loved ones in a fatal accident involving another’s negligence or intentional misconduct. Recently, a federal judge tossed out a… read more

Truck crashes into cars results in 1 death, more than 30 injuries

Distracted drivers cause major accidents every day. Whether it is texting, talking on the cell phone or food, distractions can lead drivers to serious injuries, even death. Recently, a truck accident in New York involving numerous vehicles led to the death of one person and serious injuries for more than 30 individuals. According to police,… read more

Ny woman files wrongful death suit against treatment center

The loss of a loved one is always difficult. The deceased’s presence is greatly missed by their friends and family. Family members must learn to grieve while also sorting through unexpected medical bills and financial losses. When an unexpected death has resulted from another’s failures, family members may seek a suit in order to assist… read more

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