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10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
We all hope that we or our loved ones will never be in a serious auto accident, but unfortunately the odds are stacked against us and most drivers will be in some sort of accident while driving at some point in their lives. Whether you are the one at fault or not and whether you…Read the article
5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

| Personal Injury
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident, you know that the damages usually go beyond needing a few auto repairs. You may sustain injuries that take weeks or even months to recover from, which can impact your career, family, and other obligations. You may even experience psychological or emotional damage. The stress of…Read the article
It May Be a Crime to Say ‘Illegal Alien’ in NYC

It May Be a Crime to Say ‘Illegal Alien’ in NYC

| Civil Rights
If people use this phrase to describe undocumented residents, and they intend to “demean, humiliate or harass a person,” New York City officials may asses a fine of up to $250,000. A related prohibition applies to anyone who threatens to call immigration officials, if the party has a “discriminatory motive.” Words have power in court…Read the article
Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

Pressure Increases on Vaping Companies After Recent Deaths

| Personal Injury
JUUL is in danger of being fined after the US Food and Drug administration sent a warning letter to the company on Monday addressing the company’s marketing tactics. The company, who is currently the leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, markets their product as a safer alternative to smoking, a claim that when made without evidence that…Read the article
Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Football Season

| Personal Injury
Traumatic brain injury can include a range of injuries to the head and brain including the most common type of injury- a concussion. Brain injuries can come from any number of causes such as falls, impacts, blunt trauma to the head, or a violent attack. Unfortunately, almost all causes for a concussion of other TBI…Read the article
The MeToo Movement – A Woman’s Perspective

The MeToo Movement – A Woman’s Perspective

| Civil Rights
If you have been online, watched the TV, read the newspaper, or been out and about in your local community at all over the last few years, you have likely at least heard of the MeToo Movement. Taking the world by storm a few years ago, the undertones of this movement have been building for…Read the article
What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

What is a Food Allergy and Can it Lead to a Lawsuit?

| Personal Injury
Most of us have heard the term ‘food allergy’ or have had friends, family, or co-workers mention that they are allergic to certain foods. But what exactly is a food allergy and how could it result in a lawsuit? A food allergy is a negative reaction that the body has when certain foods are consumed…Read the article
E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

E-Cigarette Maker Apologizes for Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’

| Personal Injury
Almost overnight, Juul became the leading provider in the burgeoning e-cigarette market. Recently, company CEO Kevin Burns said that he was “sorry” so many teens were using the product, as vaping is not safe for minors. “It’s not intended for them,” Burns offered. “I hope there was nothing that we did that made it appealing…Read the article
How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

How to Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe At Camp

| Personal Injury
Summer camp is a fun time for many youths across the country. Memories of campfires, crafts, camping out, canoeing, tents and camp food, sports, outdoor hiking, and friendships are all part of the camping experience. It’s something every child should have the chance to experience, and children with food allergies are no exception. However, for…Read the article
Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

Some Obvious and Hidden Heat Wave Consequences

| Personal Injury
As one of the worst heat waves since the Stone Age drags on, many New Yorkers are aware of possible ill effects like heat wave dehydration and heat stroke. But did you know that heat waves also increase the number of violent assaults? Extreme high temperatures are the most deadly form of weather in the…Read the article