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Food for Thought: Product Liability in the NY Food Industry

In the bustling world of the New York food industry, consumers are presented with a diverse array of culinary delights. From corner delis to upscale restaurants, the choices seem endless. However, amid the gastronomic paradise, the issue of product liability casts a shadow over the otherwise delectable experience. This blog delves into the complexities of product liability in the New York food industry, shedding light on cases involving contaminated products, inadequate labeling, and the legal […]

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Beyond Recalls: Your Rights as a Consumer in New York

As a consumer in the state of New York, you enjoy a range of rights and protections that are designed to ensure your safety and satisfaction when making purchases. These rights go beyond the typical understanding of product recalls and extend to various aspects of the consumer experience. In this blog, we’ll explore the rights and avenues available to you as a consumer in New York, with a particular focus on pursuing compensation for injuries […]

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NY Prescription Drug Recall: What Are Your Options?

Prescription drugs, just like any other products, are sometimes recalled. It’s unfortunate, however, that in order for the state of New York or the Federal Drug Administration to recall these substances, some people have to be harmed by them. What are your options if hurt by a recalled prescription drug? You may have medical bills you need to cover. You may have lost the ability to work. Or you may simply be experiencing prolonged pain […]

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Hurt By a Recalled Product in NY? You Have Options

Nothing in the world is perfect, including products made for consumers. From time to time, things occur in the design or manufacturing process of a product that makes it unsafe for consumers. In those circumstances, products are recalled. A good example of a large product recall occurred with a large, well-known drink company in December 2021. They had to recall products from eight states, including New York, because the juice they had distributed in those […]

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NY Parents: Was Your Child Injured By a Gift on the WATCH List?

People, including parents, buy children toys because they love them. Play is an important part of development, after all, and toys encourage children to use their minds in ways that have a lot of benefits for them in the long run. The problem is that for many different reasons, some toys simply aren’t safe. What was given as a way to help a child explore the world can end in injury – which can sometimes […]

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Dangerous Products for NYers: Who Is Responsible?

When a product is purchased for you or someone you love, you expect it to be safe to use. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case – as many parents are finding out due to a popular new toy trend. One of the latest popular toys on the market may also be unsafe for children. Powerful magnetic cubes and balls have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, because they present a danger of […]

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Injured by a Holiday Gift in NY? Get Compensation

Gifting is part of the holiday tradition for New York families. Both giving and receiving gifts from loved ones is a wonderful part of the season. Unfortunately, sometimes a product given as a gift does not function in the way that it should, which can result in serious injury. If you or a loved one are injured by a defective product, you may need to seek compensation for the injuries. This will not only lessen […]

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Can New Yorkers Sue Amazon for a Product That’s Defective?

Amazon is a mainstay for many US households. The online retail giant offers fast delivery of an unprecedented variety of low-priced products, so it can be used to find just about anything. Amazon maintains this variety partly by offering third-party products for sale. These third-party sellers are independent businesses that offer new, used, or refurbished merchandise that is sold through Amazon. The drawback of this approach is that quality control becomes much more complex. So, […]

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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 was trapped by […]

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