Year: 2023

How to File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

Posted On December 28, 2023 In Personal injury

The abrupt and untimely loss of a loved one is a pain that words often fail to describe, especially when such a loss could have been avoided. When a life is taken prematurely due to someone else’s careless or negligent actions, the grief is accentuated by a resounding feeling of injustice.

How to Seek Compensation After Electrocution or Electrical Shock

Posted On December 23, 2023 In Personal injury

Electrocution, or electrical shock, occurs when an electrical current runs through an individual, often leading to serious injury and even death. If you or a loved one has suffered an electrical injury due to the actions of a negligent party, you have the legal right to pursue justice by filing a personal injury claim.

Can You Seek Compensation for Low-Impact Rear-End Accidents?

Posted On December 18, 2023 In Car Accidents

At first glance, low-impact rear-end collisions might seem minor—perhaps just a brief jolt in traffic or a small dent on your bumper. However, the physical and financial repercussions of such accidents can sometimes extend far beyond what meets the eye. While the severity might not compare to high-speed crashes, victims can still experience significant injuries, financial burdens, and emotional losses.

Op-Ed: Kathy Hochul should sign the Grieving Families Act

Posted On December 14, 2023 In General

We’re at the end of another year and once again, Governor Hochul has just a few weeks to sign into legislation the Grieving Families Act to modernize our state’s undeniably archaic wrongful death statute that was first enacted in 1847. New York’s legislature wisely passed a revised version of the bill in January of this year, which once again seeks to bring a measure of justice and accountability by permitting compensation for grief and anguish to families of wrongful death victims.…

NY Times: Bellevue Hospital Churns Patients Through Weight-Loss Surgery

Posted On December 11, 2023 In General

Over the past three years, according to an exposé published in the New York Times on December 7, 2023, Bellevue Hospital cut corners and pushed countless patients through unnecessary and harmful bariatric surgeries. According to the Times article, many of these procedures, which are intended to treat obesity by reducing the size of the stomach, resulted in improper changes to patients’ digestive systems, causing various health complications and requiring long-term lifestyle changes.…

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