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Will NY COVID Cases Lead to a Rise in Medical Malpractice Suits?

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people across the world, both from a health and economic standpoint. Frontline medical workers have risked their own lives to treat those infected. Along the way, they have saved many lives — but that doesn’t mean medical malpractice doesn’t occur, even in the middle of a crisis such as a pandemic. Medical malpractice is a complicated area, as there are many types of medical malpractice that can occur even […]

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False Arrests in NY Are Costly – But You Can Fight Back

With so much happening in the streets of towns and cities across the nation, it’s easy to get caught up. You may be simply walking to the store but get swept away with protestors. Of course, recent news shows just how easy it is to be taken for a protestor — even when you’re not participating. In New York, the NYPD reportedly arrested a food delivery person, a journalist, and even a man that was […]

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NYPD Responding to Excessive Force Protests…with Greater Force

The people of New York and across the country (and the world) are taking to the streets to make their voices heard. The problem is, police are responding – with greater force. You can see examples of police using excessive force nearly everywhere. The New York Times reported that two police SUVs ran into a crowd of protesters in Brooklyn. NBC reported that another officer flaunted his weapon at a protest in Manhattan. The list […]

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What Are Grounds for a Legal Trip and Fall Claim in New York?

Slip and fall injuries happen, especially in places like New York. Unfortunately, there are some who try to take advantage of the system. Like the recent trio found guilty for attempting to defraud New York City in a trip and fall scheme. Bad actors like this are particularly harmful to those who really do get seriously hurt in these types of accidents because they can lead to bias against slip and fall victims. What can […]

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NY Construction Site Changes — Could They Knock You Off Your Game?

The world is starting to open up again amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of life that is resuming as close to normal as possible is construction. As construction sites across New York open, new safety protocols are being implemented – or are they? According to the New York Times, floor markings for social distancing, thermal forehead temperature scans, disinfection of tools, hand washing stations, and social distancing for deliveries are all becoming a reality for […]

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Watch Out! Cooped-Up New Yorkers Head for the Hills… Er, Hamptons?

New Yorkers have been cooped up for too long and nowhere is that more apparent than the spike recently seen in vacations rentals in the Hamptons. Many landlords have reported a spike in rentals over previous years and even rentals that cover the entirety of the summer, rather than a week here or there. It’s easy to understand why New Yorkers love the Hamptons. This collection of hamlets, villages, and towns on Long Island have […]

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Your NY Coronavirus Liability Claim Just Became Harder to Prove

COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly across the country. It has placed a huge demand on healthcare resources. In this environment, one might expect medical malpractice claims to skyrocket, but the truth is that many protections have been introduced that may make liability claims much more difficult to prove. Here’s what you need to know about possible medical malpractice claims during and after this pandemic and how they may especially impact any New York liability cases […]

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Virtual Urgent Care: A Way for New Yorkers to Document Injuries

In New York, finding medical care for an injury or illness not related to COVID-19 can be a challenge. It may be difficult to secure an appointment and going to an appointment can put your health in jeopardy – but it’s not your only option. Virtual Urgent Care is easy and convenient, but if you think your illness or injury could be a part of a personal injury case down the road, there are some […]

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Can NYC Residents Who Caught COVID-19 in Their Apartment Sue?

The coronavirus pandemic has people around the country fearful of coming down with the virus. In New York City especially, one of the hardest-hit cities around the world, people are doing everything they can to stay safe. People are being told to stay in their homes, but what if your home is in the same building as tens or hundreds of others? What if your home becomes a danger due to their choices? With over […]

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Inexperience: The New Cyclist Safety Hazard on New York Streets

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed some interesting phenomena. From less air pollution to dolphins frolicking in empty cruise ports, the landscape of the world has changed in many ways because of the pandemic – and one of those is more cyclists on the streets of New York City. Many people are trading in public transportation for two wheels and taking the streets on bicycles to get where they need to go. While this change isn’t […]

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