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Pharmacy Injuries: How a New York Pharmacist Can Be Negligent

Dispensing medication is a complicated profession, and errors can have devastating effects. Yet a quiet epidemic unfolds in pharmacies in New York and around the country. Nearly every prescribed medicine on the market has a laundry list of side effects. Patients rely on their medications to survive, and in some cases missing a single dose could prove fatal. Alternatively, the wrong prescription could interact adversely with another medication the patient is taking, or result in […]

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Common Injuries NY Kids Suffer in the Summer

Summer is finally here in New York. Summer is a great time for kids of all ages to enjoy outdoor activities. It’s also the time of year we typically see an uptick in injuries related to outdoor activities. To keep kids safe and healthy while enjoying summer fun, we’re covering common injuries New York kids suffer in the summer, and how to prevent them. Water Injuries in New York Summer is a great time to […]

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Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer: What New Yorkers Should Know

Talcum baby powder has been used by Americans for generations to soothe skin rashes in babies and toddlers, and in adults to keep areas prone to chafing dry. Johnson & Johnson is one brand we all recognize. What consumers never could have anticipated was that baby powder has now been linked to cancer. In particular, regular application of baby powder to the genital area has been linked to ovarian cancer in women. In fact, Johnson […]

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New York Bus Accidents: Some Common Causes

Buses are ubiquitous in New York, and many New Yorkers rely on them to get around. However, they’re big, they’re heavy, and they’re making their way through some of the most crowded streets in the country. So, yes they are prone to accidents. Moreover, the accidents are frequently more serious than an auto accident due to the size and weight of buses. For example, more than a dozen people were recently injured in a bus […]

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A NY Woman Crashed Because of a Spider — Is She Liable?

A spider is to blame for a recent car crash in Cairo, New York. A woman was reportedly spooked when the arachnid was discovered on the driver’s side of the vehicle, causing her to panic and crash. The victim of the crash is in “rough condition,” but okay according to a friend. The vehicle, unfortunately, sustained severe damage. Although this story is bizarre enough to make national news, it turns out that these sorts of […]

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Has Someone You Love Suffered a TBI in NY? Know the Signs

Every year, 1.4 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This severe injury can be permanently disabling — or even fatal. Sadly, the injury is also preventable. Many people do not notice the symptoms of a TBI, or brush them off as being flustered or “shell-shocked” from the causative accident. In today’s post, we cover how to recognize the symptoms in yourself or loved ones, and the basics of filing a claim, so that […]

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Birth Injuries New York Parents Should Watch For

When a baby becomes injured during the birthing process, the newborn is said to have suffered a birth trauma or injury. Many of these injuries are common, but thankfully nearly all of them heal or correct themselves quickly with no further issue. However, not every birth injury does. Some can leave your child weak, or facing physical or mental limitations. In this post, we share four of the more dangerous birth injuries that can occur […]

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NYC Construction Deaths Highlight Lack of Worker Safety

Construction is a dangerous job. Everyone knows this, but unfortunately our city has been reminded of this fact in a big way recently. Between the days of April 8 and April 13, three men on three separate New York City job sites died as they worked. The news of these deaths have forced officials throughout the city to reflect on the current safety laws… and how they are not being properly enforced. If construction workers […]

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Gear That Can Protect You from New York Bicycle Injuries

Even if you’re a native New Yorker or you’ve been biking your whole life, cycling in the city can be straight-up terrifying. At least 26 bikers were killed by motorists in 2017 alone. That’s the bad news. Want some good? Protective gear can help you reduce injuries, and the right gear might even save your life. Before you ride, make sure you have all of your safety gear ready to wear and use. What should […]

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The Dangers of NY Boating, and What to Do after an Accident

Spring is finally here, and summer is just around the corner. This means that many New Yorkers will be preparing to hit local waterways in their boats. Although boating is an enjoyable summer pastime, it can also be quite dangerous. Around 15-20 boaters are killed in New York annually, and many more sustain serious and debilitating injuries. Worse, the number of boating fatalities is increasing. Unfortunately, the great majority of boating accidents occur due to […]

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