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Pharmacist Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice in New York  

Did you know that up to 10% of all prescriptions are filed in error?   Patients don’t always see or understand what happens behind the counter at a pharmacy, but we trust the people behind the counter to bring us the prescriptions that were written by our doctor.   This makes sense. After all, pharmacists go to school for a number of years to understand what medicines and dosage you need in order to get […]

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Here’s Why Most Burn Injuries Happen in New York

Recently, a fire started on the first floor of an apartment building around 10:40 p.m. in Long Island City. Eight people were injured, including one with serious injuries.   What happened?   One resident said a “wall of smoke” was near her door, and another resident said the smoke prevented her from exiting down the hall.   Firefighters responded to the call and worked on rescuing a man who was unable to move. The man […]

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Here’s Why Most Burn Injuries Happen in New York

Recently, a fire started on the first floor of an apartment building around 10:40 p.m. in Long Island City. Eight people were injured, including one with serious injuries. What happened? One resident said a “wall of smoke” was near her door, and another resident said the smoke prevented her from exiting down the hall. Firefighters responded to the call and worked on rescuing a man who was trapped by clutter and unable to move. The […]

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How Opioid Injury Lawsuits Work in New York

  Major manufacturers of opioids are facing class action suits across the country and here in New York. The claims say that several major manufacturers were negligent and deceptive in their marketing and distribution of opioids. Manufacturers knew the drugs were unsafe and misrepresented the risks.   Among the claimants are the states of New Mexico and Michigan, as well as the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, as American Indians have disproportionately experienced many detrimental […]

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Who Can Be Held Liable in NY for a Prescription Drug Injury?

  There are a number of ways that you can be harmed by a prescription drug. That’s because there are also a number of different parties whose negligent acts can potentially cause your injuries.   Right now, a group of individuals from Nevada are suing the manufacturers and distributors of Abilify, saying that they were not warned about some of the drug’s side effects. The plaintiffs allege that the drug can trigger compulsive gambling. They […]

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What to Do If You Are Hurt by a Defective Product in New York

    If you or someone you love is injured by a defective product, it is important that you know what to do next so that you can not only recover fully, but also give yourself the best chance at receiving fair and just compensation for what you’ve had to endure.   Between March 2016 and March 2017, there were over 5,000 product recalls in the United States. That’s a shockingly high number, and it […]

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There Are Serious Risks Attached to Testosterone Therapy

A dip in testosterone can have serious effects on a man’s personality. Testosterone affects other aspects of his behavior besides the obvious dip in sex drive. Men who have experienced low testosterone, known as “Low T,” may also experience low energy and desire in general. Because of this, many men turn to testosterone therapy in order to get themselves back on their feet.   The only problem is, this testosterone therapy may cause more trouble […]

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Injured By a Holiday Present? It May Not Be Your Fault

  Opening a gift from a loved one and discovering that they got you the thing that you wanted is a fantastic feeling. Unfortunately, that feeling can quickly shift to fear, pain, and anger if you get hurt using the dream gift in question.   Which brings us to Cuisinart.   If you’ve ever had to cook a big holiday meal, you know how useful food processors are. They slice the painstaking time it takes […]

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Product Liability when a Product has been Recalled

As a consumer, it’s important to know whether or not a product poses a threat to you and your family members, particularly small children. After all, it’s your role as a parent to protect them from harm, right? Not only is researching a company before buying its products important, keeping track of recalls is equally important. Keep track of recalls to keep yourself and your loved ones out of danger from shoddy merchandise, eating tainted […]

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