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Who’s Going Down for the Elevator Accident in Hell’s Kitchen?

Elevators are a major convenience, especially in New York. When things go wrong with elevators, though, the results can be devastating. Recently, an employee at a Hell’s Kitchen supermarket was killed in a tragic freight elevator accident. She had been loading the freight elevator when it started to move, causing severe injuries that ultimately lead to her death. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, thousands of people are injured by elevators each year. So […]

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Get Answers to Your Questions About Elderly Abuse in New York

Trusting the care of a loved one to someone else is difficult at any point in your life. Unfortunately, some people may take advantage of the elderly and perpetrate what is called elderly abuse against them. Elderly abuse can manifest itself in a variety of ways. Many people associate it with physical abuse or neglect, but it can include financial and emotional abuse as well. Many people have questions about elder abuse and what can […]

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Important Considerations for Proper NYC Personal Injury Representation

Finding the right lawyer to represent you after an accident can be complicated. After all, there are a lot of factors to think about, and your mind is likely consumed with the incident itself and your attempt to recover. Here’s what you need to consider to help you choose the right NY personal injury attorney for your case, and how to prepare yourself for meeting with prospective representation. Considerations For Choosing the Right NY Injury […]

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Six Steps After a Slip-and-Fall During an Essential Trip in NYC

Accidents happen. Unfortunately, any accident, including slip and falls, can lead to serious injuries that require expensive medical treatments and can lead to lost wages. If you suffer a slip and fall injury in New York, there are important steps you should take to protect yourself and any future personal injury claims you may want to file. Here’s what you need to know about New York negligence laws and six important steps you should take […]

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Xmas Isn’t Always the Most Wonderful Time of Year in NYC

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year, but it also happens to be a time when the number of reported accidents and injuries go up. Tens of thousands of people get injured at Christmas time every year – and not just minor gift wrap mishaps either. Lacerations, fractures, abrasions, sprains, strains, choking, and contusions are just a few of the most predominant injuries this time of the year. If you’re injured […]

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False Arrest in New York: Know What to Do If It Happens to You

In the United States of America, citizens have rights. Just because a right is enshrined in the constitution, however, doesn’t mean it won’t sometimes be violated, as one New York City man found out recently. A financial planner was arrested by an NYPD officer for charges of pickpocketing, but it turns out that the officer lied in the complaint that was filed. He was caught making the false arrest but has yet to face any […]

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Who Pays When an NYC A-Train Derailment’s Caused by a Homeless Man?

Recently, the “A” train jumped the tracks near Eighth Avenue at Manhattan’s 14th Street station according to CBS News. Three passengers were hurt but no one was killed. Authorities determined that a homeless man, locally known to cause mischief, placed a metal object on the tracks that caused the derailment. This begs the question: When a train is derailed and people do get hurt, who is responsible? How does liability work when trains are involved? […]

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NY Partial Repeal Balances Nursing Home Protection and Patient Rights

COVID-19 has posed a lot of tough questions for patients living in nursing homes, as well as their families. Is it safe for elderly adults to be living in a nursing home? Are some nursing homes riskier than others? And in the worst-case scenario, what happens if a loved one does pass away, and the nursing home hasn’t been safe? The answers to these questions have evolved throughout the pandemic. Nursing homes have been a […]

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NYC Fraud Victims: What You Need to Know About Pecuniary Loss

No one likes to be a victim of any type of crime, but fraud can be especially heinous and hurtful to recover from on a variety of levels. In most cases of fraud in New York, there’s a major economic component that can make everyday life much harder for victims. This is why it is possible for fraud victims to recover losses – but they may not be exactly what they expect. Here’s what you […]

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NY Dental Malpractice Suit Gets a Second Chance

In the world of medicine, things don’t always go as they should – including time in the dental chair. Still, seeking a dental malpractice suit isn’t easy, as one case recently making NY headlines reminds us. A case recently went before the New York State Supreme court. A dental malpractice case was thrown out of the lower court due to the strength of expert testimony. It has since been reinstated so that it can progress […]

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