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What Happens When Your Medication Causes More Damage?

One county in New York is taking a big stand against big pharma and dangerous medication.   Early in September, Suffolk County on Long Island filed County of Suffolk v. Purdue Pharma, a case that hopes to hold the manufacturers of painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet accountable for the way they marketed their products.   The suit claims that these drugs are marketed in a way that misleads medical professionals and patients alike. They are lead […]

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Long Island Railroad Accident Attorney

New Yorkers rely on trains for fast and easy service not just in the city, but also into the surrounding suburbs. The Metro North and Long Island Railroad, for example, provide travel service to students, workers, and families every day. When trains crash, injuries are possible and the safety of trains is uncertain. In these cases, an experienced Long Island Railroad accident attorney can ensure you receive full financial award. The Train Crash On Saturday, October […]

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Texting and Driving Accident Lawyer in New York City

Texting and driving is a real problem. In a society obsessed with technology, disconnecting is tougher than ever. This is true even in situations that deserve our attention the most, like driving. Distracted driving is illegal in New York State. If you were injured in an accident caused by a driver who was texting and driving, contact an auto accident lawyer to protect you. In New York, texting and driving is not the only form of distracted […]

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Understanding the Wells Fargo Financial Fraud

Recently, you may have seen news reports of the Wells Fargo financial fraud scandal. The bank is under public and federal scrutiny, with the Senate currently conducting an investigation. But what exactly did Wells Fargo do to owe millions in fines and potentially have their CEO imprisoned? In short, employees opened hundreds of thousands fake accounts and credit cards to customers without their knowledge or consent. These acts are serious cases of financial fraud. In […]

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Own a Galaxy Note 7? Time to Switch That Phone.

The announcement of the new iPhone 7 shook the tech world when Apple detailed big changes to the device, most notably the removal of the headphone jack.   Many people were very upset that Apple would remove something so basic and universal from their design, and they took those frustrations to social media, blasting the company in a variety of ways. A number even said they had no interest in buying an iPhone 7.   […]

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False Arrest and False Imprisonment Cases in New York City

As citizens of New York City, we trust our police officers to keep us safe and protect our well-being. Unfortunately, these officers can make mistakes and either negligently arrest the wrong person. In these cases, the officers misuse their authority and violate an innocent person’s rights, resulting in a false arrest or imprisonment. Fortunately, filing a civil lawsuit provides financial compensation for time spent in custody.   Last March, 27 year old postal worker Glenn […]

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What Happens If I Get Into an Accident While in a Taxi, Uber or Lyft?

For most New Yorkers, a car is a burden, and not always the best way to get around the city. We depend on public transportation, taxis, rideshares (and, of course, our legs) to get us from point A to point B. But have you ever ridden with a driver that was a little less cautious than you would be on the road?   Even if you have a safe and cautious driver, accidents can still […]

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Winning a Premises Liability Slip and Fall Case

Slipping and falling is an everyday occurrence, so it may seem strange to sue over something so minor. But that’s the thing. While most falls are minor, many are not. Sometimes, a simple slip and fall can cause serious pain and injury, costing thousands of dollars in medical damages. If another party’s negligence led to the fall, you have a right to file a claim against those responsible. Like any other personal injury or premises liability […]

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5 FAQs about Medical Malpractice

We trust doctors and healthcare professionals with our lives. A misdiagnosis or ineffective medication can keep us from feeling better, prevent us from receiving the treatment we need, or even make our symptoms worse. In some cases, improper medical care can lead to severe injury and even death.   When a health care professional engages in behavior that ignores best practices or puts you in unnecessary risk, what recourse do you have? How can you […]

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Elevator and Escalator Accidents Rare, But Extremely Dangerous

You don’t hear too many stories about injuries due to an elevator or escalator accident. However, elevator and escalator accidents are usually horrific and extremely severe. When bloodcurdling screams came from an elevator in a Manhattan office building, witnesses found a man with a severed arm. The elevator fell onto the elevator technician’s arm, cutting it off at the elbow. He received surgery at Bellevue Hospital. EMTs brought his severed arm in behind him, carrying it from the […]

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