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Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Personal injury law, which is also known as tort law, allows someone to pursue legal action against another party that caused bodily harm (medical malpractice lawsuit) or some sort of injury or damages to the individual. There are many different types of situations that can lead up to a personal injury case, although not all…Read the article
Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

Disturbing Link: Cosmetic Products and Serious Injuries

| Personal Injury
Every year, thousands of young children are too near toxic household products. Every year, these close encounters send thousands of victims to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the vast majority of these victims are children under 5. Many of these injuries happen after children were exposed to products that…Read the article
More Takata Airbag Recalls

More Takata Airbag Recalls

| Personal Injury
Approximately sixteen years after company executives first knew there was a problem, manufacturers are still issuing vehicle recalls, and there are more to come. In January 2019, Ford announced it was recalling nearly one million Edges, Rangers, Fusions. Mustangs, and other vehicles which contained Takata airbags. The propellant used in these airbags significantly increases the…Read the article
A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

A Car With A Deadly Airbag May Be In Your Driveway

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
If you though the defective Takata airbag saga was over, think again. Almost two million of these “ticking time bombs” are still on the roads, according to a government watchdog group. Some 20,000 of these vehicles have “alpha” airbags, which are the most dangerous type of defective Takata airbag. According to ACCC chairwoman Delia Rickard,…Read the article
We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Every child needs sun protection. The lighter someone’s natural skin color, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person’s natural skin color, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. The…Read the article
What You Need to Know About BBQ Safety

What You Need to Know About BBQ Safety

| Personal Injury
With warmer weather coming, many New Yorkers break out their barbeque grills. July is the worst month for BBQ accidents, as almost a fifth of the reported barbeque fires occur during this month. May, June, and August follow close behind. Many times, BBQ accidents in New York cause a lot more than nuisance injuries. About…Read the article
Hurt on the Job? Do I File a Workers Compensation Claim

Hurt on the Job? Do I File a Workers Compensation Claim

| Personal Injury
An on-the-job injury is extremely common. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that in 2016 alone, there were approximately 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers. Workers who are injured on the job often require medical care, ongoing treatment, and time off of work. In some…Read the article
Hip Recalls and Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Hip Recalls and Hip Replacement Lawsuits

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Did you know that between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the U.S. each year?  Unfortunately, these types of procedures have become quite common in younger adults and middle-aged patients as well. Although hip replacements hold the most successful rate and cost-effective interventions in medicine, these surgeries are overwhelming and risky. Only…Read the article
NTSB Eyes Key Errors In Troy Gentry Helo Crash

NTSB Eyes Key Errors In Troy Gentry Helo Crash

| Aviation Accidents
In a preliminary report, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that the New Jersey helicopter accident that killed country music singer Troy Gentry may not have been “accidental” at all. Several hours before a scheduled concert, Mr. Gentry went up in a Schweizer 269C helicopter “to provide an orientation/pleasure flight to the passenger who…Read the article
Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

Marie Napoli Talks About Hip Implant Lawsuit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The prestigious New York Law Journal recently named Marie Napoli one of the top lawyers in the Big Apple, and she recently sat down to talk about her role in the BHR hip implant lawsuit.Read the article