Year: 2016

Plaintiffs Win $502 Million For Artificial Hip Failures

Posted On April 20, 2016 In General

A group of plaintiffs was awarded just over $500 million in compensation in a lawsuit filed against medical device manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson.

The Pinnacle Artificial Hip

hip which requires hip replacementThe Pinnacle hip replacement, which is manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, was approved by the U.S.

Pedestrians Twice As Likely To Be Hit By A Car In Westchester

Posted On April 12, 2016 In Car Accidents

In a recent report, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that outside of New York City, Westchester, NY has some of the most dangerous roads for pedestrians in the state.

How Negligent Drivers Cause Pedestrian Accidents

When it comes to the law, the term negligence is used when someone fails to fulfill an obligation that they had to another person.

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Plaintiff Awarded $3 Million

Posted On April 8, 2016 In General

A former police officer is most likely feeling a sense of justice after a jury awarded him a little over $3 million in damages after a short, five-hour deliberation of his medical malpractice complaint.

His Case

The officer was taken to the ER with symptoms of dizziness and weakness.

Group Pushes For Law Requiring Alcohol Testing For Workers

Posted On March 29, 2016 In General

Lou Coletti, the head of the Building Trades Employers’ Association has reported that the group is working with city officials on a law which would make mandatory alcohol testing a requirement for many work sites. The push for this came after an undercover investigation revealed that construction workers from numerous sites were choosing to partake of alcoholic beverages during their lunch break.

Woman Files Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit After Her Sister’s Death

Posted On March 25, 2016 In General

A woman has chosen to file a lawsuit on behalf of her deceased sister, alleging that her sister was neglected while living in a nursing home, and that neglect ultimately lead to her death.

The suit was filed after the 68-year-old nursing home resident died of pneumonia.