New York City Personal Injury Blog

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

6 injured in New York City car crash

What is the extent of the injuries? How do we finance all of the medical bills? What are the future costs of rehabilitation and how do we prepare for these costs? These are common questions that many people ask when their loved ones are harmed in a car accident caused by another person’s negligent or… read more

Woman sues elevator company and hospital for defective unit

Most people automatically trust the stairs, escalators and elevators that move them around without even thinking about it. Unfortunately, in New York and elsewhere, injuries occur when these means of transport are defective and malfunction. When it happens, the owners and operators of the properties where the accident occurred find themselves subject to possible premises… read more

H&M children’s water bottle recalled

All parents want to give their children the latest and greatest. Unfortunately, sometimes the most coveted gadgets are unsafe. One example of this is a new water bottle by H&M. This defective product, designed for children, has recently been recalled. Almost 3,000 children’s water bottles have been recalled due to a potentially dangerous component of… read more

New York mom, 3 children, injured in car accident

Every day, many of us witness car accidents that are a result of inattentive drivers. Unfortunately, some of these accidents result in serious injuries and even death. Those injured and their loved ones face expensive medical bills, rehabilitation expenses and other costs. Sometimes, the proceeds of a successful personal injury claim can assist in easing… read more

NY family files wrongful death lawsuit for son’s death in Hawaii

The loss of a family member is always difficult, especially when the death has occurred as a result of another’s negligence. In some cases, loved ones of the deceased may be made whole by pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit. Recently, a family in New York has been faced with the challenge of grieving the loss… read more

Man pleads not guilty in baby brain injury case

Brain injuries resulting from an accident or another’s negligence occur on a daily basis. Often, the person suffering from the injury and his or her loved ones are faced with unexpected hardships, which may include planning for lifelong assistance. In New York and elsewhere, the injured and their families may seek financial compensation for costs… read more