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The Fraud Doctor and the Largest Medical Malpractice Litigation in NY

The story of “The Fraud Doctor” just doesn’t seem to end. A few years ago, you might have seen stories about Spyros Panos, a once-famous orthopedic surgeon who met his professional demise when he was charged with healthcare fraud in 2013… then proceeded to engage in further fraud that is still coming to light. Victims of his medical malpractice are now receiving money in what is being called the largest medical malpractice settlement in New […]

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New Yorkers Suffering from Testosterone Therapy Injuries Are Not Alone

Testosterone therapy has been aggressively marketed in recent years, described as the “lost fountain of youth” and “Viagra for the boardroom” by advertisers. Sounds pretty good, right? However, while testosterone therapy may be medically beneficial in some cases, it also carries a high risk for adverse effects, many of which are serious – or even deadly. What options do you have if you’ve been hurt? First thing you need to know – you’re not alone. […]

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Hurt in New York? When You Should Consider Suing

Accidents are an unfortunate reality of everyday life. However, many accidents are preventable, making these losses all the more tragic – and unjust. If you are injured in an accident due to another’s negligence, you can fight back by filing a personal injury claim to get compensation to cover your damages. But how do you know if the way you were injured qualifies as negligence? After all, lots of people in New York get hurt […]

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In a NY Taxi Accident? Kinds of Injuries You Should Watch For

Taxis are ubiquitous in New York for good reason – they’re one of the best ways to get around the city quickly and conveniently. However, while taxis are convenient, they are also frequently involved in accidents, which can cause serious, debilitating injuries to passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Like the British tourist who was struck by an out of control taxi in Midtown in 201, and sustained severe injuries that caused her to lose a leg […]

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Can the Resort Be Liable If You’re Hurt on the Slopes in NY?

Winter is notorious in the Northeast, and we typically experience a number of major snows annually. However, one benefit to these winters is that our area offers excellent skiing in many locations. Hitting the slopes is a great way to get some exercise and beat the winter blahs. However, skiing can also be very dangerous, and some accidents can result in debilitating or even fatal injuries. For example, traumatic brain injury. Should you be seriously […]

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Should NY Parents Worry about Their Kids Riding the School Bus?

As a parent of school-age children, you may find it hard to say goodbye to your little ones in the morning as they climb onto the bus. Will they listen and behave? Will they make friends with other kids? Most importantly – how safe are school buses? You know that school bus accidents can and do happen. However, you also know that the media tends to sensationalize it when bad things occur, raising fears and […]

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Parking Lot Crashes: What New Yorkers Should Know

You probably don’t think of a parking lot as dangerous places to be – after all, the speeds are much lower than on the road, right? In reality, the high density of cars moving in all directions – combined with heavy pedestrian traffic – makes parking lots a breeding ground for crashes. In fact, about 20% of all car crashes occur in parking lots. Although most parking lot crashes are not high-impact, they may still […]

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Who Pays When Your Kid Gets Hurt at a NY School?

As a parent, sending your children to school may feel like a leap of faith. You are entrusting the school to protect your children from injury while on school property or participating in school-sponsored activities. Although New York schools have safety practices in place, human error and negligence can still lead to tragic student injuries that are traumatic for the entire family. For example, there’s the story of a 9-year-old Brooklyn boy who suffered an […]

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Top Workers Compensation Claims in New York

Nobody expects to be injured on the job. In fact, many employers dedicate a large portion of their budget to educating employees on safe practices and in safety codes. Yet in every state across the nation, worker’s compensation insurance plans continue processing tens of thousands of cases every year. The Workers’ Compensation Board in New York, for instance, reported 99,755 total established workers compensation claims – or claims in which the WCB has recognized an […]

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New York Elevator Accidents – Why They Happen

In our city, elevators are everywhere – and for good reason. After all, who wants to face the prospect of using stairs in buildings with dozens of floors – or more. Unfortunately, they do come with risks. A recent story from Nebraska is a reminder that although we use elevators every day, they can cause some serious injuries – and even deaths. What happened? A 25-year old woman got caught between the ground floor of […]

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