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Train Derailment

(Image from CBS New York) TRAIN DERAILMENT For the second time within one year, the New York Tri-State area has seen a train derailment due to human error, poor maintenance and otherwise negligent behavior cause serious injuries to patrons who are simply trying to get to work. Whether the train conductor fell asleep at the […]


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Pedestrian Knockdown

A pedestrian knockdown is one type of personal injury case that is growing in number on Long Island.  A pedestrian knockdown is when an individual is struck by a motor vehicle and suffers injuries.  A pedestrian knockdown does not necessarily imply criminal conduct such as that in a hit and run, texting while driving or DWI […]


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Slip and Fall Accidents in New York

Slip and Fall Accidents In New York a “slip and fall” accident generally means that a person has slipped on a foreign substance (i.e. water, oil, debris, etc.). “To recover in a slip and fall action, a plaintiff must be able to show that the defendant (or his employees) failed to remove the hazard or […]


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Passenger Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

Passenger Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident Passengers  injured in motor vehicle accidents should be aware of the procedures that are in place to process medical treatment and litigation. Some people do not realize that No-Fault will cover the medical expenses for a passenger of a vehicle; not just the driver. It is important to notify […]


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Construction Site Falls

Construction Site Falls When a worker gets injured by falling into a trench on a construction site, liability may be more of a hurdle than most people think.  There are several facts surrounding the accident that will determine whether the contractor or property owner has liability.  One of the most interesting points of contention is […]


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Bicycle Accidents in New York City

NYC Bicycle injuries   Unfortunately, people that live in congested cities like New York City take their lives in their hands when they choose to walk around their neighborhood or ride their bikes to work. Even when following all of the rules of the road, bicyclists are at risk of being struck by motor vehicles […]


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Legionnaires’ Disease In New York City

Legionnaire’s disease is a severe form of pneumonia caused by bacteria found in water whose symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, high fever, muscle aches and headaches and in most severe circumstances death. The symptoms can often be confused with other illnesses. As we have seen in the recent news, the number of cases of […]


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Interesting Legal Procedure Decision

Legal Procedure Decision In Roseman v. Baranowski, 2014 NY Slip Op. 05635, the Second Department allowed Plaintiff leave to amend the summons and complaint in order to add a doctor as a defendant after EBT’s (depositions) were conducted.  Plaintiff’s reason to add the doctor was that the doctor was “united in interest” with the original […]


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Evaluating a Personal Injury Case

Evaluating a Personal Injury Case There are several factors that need to be considered in determining what the value of a Personal Injury case is.  Multiple attorneys can have varying opinions with regards to the same case.  That is because some attorneys will lend more weight to certain factors that other attorneys decline to.  At […]


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