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You’ve Suffered a Slip and Fall in New York – What’s Next?

Most of the time, a slip and fall means no more injury than our pride. We get up, dust off, have a laugh and move on. Sometimes, however, slip and fall accidents can cause debilitating or even fatal injuries. Slip and fall accidents can happen just about anywhere. In fact, a state prison inmate in New York recently slipped and fell while mowing the prison grounds. He claimed an injury was due to the prison’s […]

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Jobs That Kill New Yorkers – Could You Have a Wrongful Death Claim?

New York City is a bustling metropolis with commerce at every corner. It is an international hub of tourism and business, boasting one of the largest populations, some of the richest residents, and the tallest buildings in the country, and it’s remains a thriving port city to boot. In order to make that happen, we’ve got thousands on the ground doing some of the toughest jobs out there every day. Is yours or the job […]

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NY Motorcyclists Can’t Always Avoid Accidents — But They Can Gear Up

The best way to avoid motorcycle injuries is not to get into a motorcycle accident, right? Well, sometimes accidents simply can’t be avoided. Although your skills as a rider can reduce your chances, as the old adage goes, “it’s not ‘if,’ but ‘when’ you lay down your bike.” Even when the accident is someone else’s fault, you still pay the price. Fortunately, you can decrease your risk of injury by investing in the right gear. […]

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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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