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What Increases the Risk of New York Workplace Accidents?

Posted by NY Legal News | Jul 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Workplace accidents are common, but workplace accidents that lead to serious injuries can cost you a lot of money if you are the one injured. You may not have to pay for your medical bills yourself if your injury happened while you were on the clock and at your workplace. A program called workers...

Ways to Avoid New York Bicycle Accidents

Posted by NY Legal News | Jul 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Inattention to the road can be caused by distractions like using a phone or wearing headphones while riding your bike. What headphones do is take away your peripheral hearing, something that might make you not perceive a car right next to you or coming up from behind you. Bicyclists on busy roads must remain alert as much as possible due to the often unpredictable nature of other drivers on the road, especially at large intersections, where many bicycle accidents occur.

What If My Child Suffered Injuries from a New York Defective Toy?

Posted by NY Legal News | Jun 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

You might be able to file a New York product liability lawsuit against the toy company if one of three defects were found in the product and this is what caused your child’s injuries. These three defects can exist either in the toy’s manufacturing process, design, or marketing. Design defects typically lead to toy recalls because they exist in the actual blueprint of the toy.

Can I Seek Compensation for New York Car Accident Soft Tissue Injuries?

Posted by NY Legal News | Jun 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Strains involve stretched or torn muscles or tendons that can lead to an inability to move the affected joint. Whereas, sprains involve the same type of damage and symptoms, except with ligaments. Both of these have the capacity to require surgery, limit or prevent movement, and result in prolonged recovery times when the afflicted area has to rest for a certain length of time. Serious sprains and strains can easily lead to lost wages.

What Are the Different Types of New York Medical Malpractice?

Posted by NY Legal News | Jun 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

Any of these instances of medical negligence can lead to physical or mental harm to a patient. Diagnostic errors happen when a doctor either fails to diagnose a medical condition in a timely manner or gives the wrong diagnosis. This can result in the rapid progression of a disease or undergoing unnecessary and expensive medical treatments.

Most Common New York Bicycle Accident Injuries

Posted by NY Legal News | May 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

With less protection on a bicycle than a car, most New York City bicycle accident injuries are severe and life-threatening when other drivers are involved. The faster a car is traveling before hitting a bicyclist, the greater the chances are of catastrophic injuries. This can leave bicyclists and...

What Increases the Risk of New York Surgical Malpractice?

Posted by NY Legal News | May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the most shocking surgical errors is wrong-patient surgery, something that leaves many people wondering how you could perform surgery on a completely different patient. The reality is that some surgeons see close to dozens of patients a day and if a mistake on the chart is made or something is miscommunicated, a surgeon may wheel the wrong patient in for the wrong surgery.

Different Levels of New York Car Accident Burn Injuries

Posted by NY Legal News | Apr 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Fire is not the only cause of burn injuries in a New York car accident. Airbags and hot metal can also inflict painful burns to the skin. Knowing the level of your burn injuries is important because depending on how severe your burns are, you could be eligible for additional compensation for pain...

When Can I Sue for New York Medication Malpractice?

Posted by NY Legal News | Apr 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

When a doctor prescribes a medication, that doctor is required to check for any risks that could come with that decision. This means staying up to date with patient allergies, potential interactions with other medications, and the risks of a particular medication for a particular patient. Patients with certain health conditions, for example, should not be prescribed certain medications due to the risks involved.

When Can I Request Compensation for A New York Spinal Cord Injury?

Posted by NY Legal News | Apr 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the majority of cases, damage to the spinal cord is irreversible and leaves people with impairments for the rest of their lives. Since the spinal cord serves as a communicator between the brain and the rest of the body, damage to the spinal cord causes impairments like a loss of sensation and movement. However, these impairments are only experienced below the injury site.

How to Tell If You Have a Brain Injury After a New York Car Accident

Posted by NY Legal News | Apr 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many people confuse concussions with traumatic brain injuries when the reality is that most concussions are considered mild brain injuries. With an injury like this, expect to feel nauseated, dizzy, and tired. People with mild brain injuries may also experience a headache that lasts the whole day, difficulty talking, fainting spells, and momentary lapses in memory. Even though concussions may not sound as serious, still see a doctor to make sure.

Imerys Proposes Sale of North American and Canadian Operations for Benefit of Women Harmed by Talc Powder

Posted by LeeAnna S. Sullivan | May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

On May 15, 2020, a proposed plan of settlement was agreed to in the Imerys bankruptcy to compensate women harmed by talcum powder. Imerys has coined itself as the world leader in the production and processing of minerals. The French-based multinational corporation has been named in the talcum powder litigation as the primary supplier for Johnson & Johnson's talcum baby powder.

3M Earplug Litigation Update - April 2020

Posted by Joseph F. Sullivan | May 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

3M Update April 2020 In April of 2019, the multidistrict litigation, MDL, for 3M Dual Sided Combat Earplugs was formed. Lawsuits pending in federal court against 3M alleging that the plaintiff suffered hearing loss and/or tinnitus as a result of the use of the defective 3M dual-sided earplugs th...

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder- How This Big Corporation Has Been Deepening Its Pockets At The Expense Of The Consumer's Health

Posted by LeeAnna S. Sullivan | Oct 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

 After years of push back from Johnson & Johnson claiming it's baby powder products are completely safe, J&J has recalled over 33,000 bottles. The recall came after the Food and Drug Administration found levels of asbestos, a carcinogen, in some bottles. For years, grueling litigation has gone o...

Two Women File Suit Against Textured Breast Implant Manufacturer, Allergan

Posted by Joseph F. Sullivan | Aug 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Less than a month after textured breast implant manufacturer, Allergan, announced its voluntary recall two women have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company The two women who have filed the lawsuit allege that Allegeran was aware of the increased risk to BIA-ALCL and dismissed and downplayed the potential risks. Like many others, these two women have spent large sums of money unbeknownst to them the product could increase their risk of developing cancer. The class action seeks to cover to costs associated with explanting the recalled product and replacing them with a safe option.  No one should have to deal with the anxiety and stress of living with a recalled product inside their bodies.

3M Earplug Litigation Update

Posted by LeeAnna S. Sullivan | May 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently, there has been significant progress made in the 3M Defective Earplug litigation. On April 3rd, 2019 the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation, or JPML, decided to consolidate all of the pending cases into what is known as a multi-district litigation (MDL). The purpose of an MDL is...

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