Category: Personal injury

Lever & Ecker to Provide Legal Assistance for Survivors of OB/GYN Robert Hadden’s Abuse

Posted On November 29, 2023 In Personal injury

This month, Columbia University and Columbia University Irving Medical Center sent letters to nearly 6,500 former patients of ob/gyn Robert Hadden, notifying survivors of his crimes of the institution’s plan to address the abuse inflicted by the former gynecologist over the course of his career.…

Families Compensated in Wake of Fatal Dresser Incidents

Posted On November 27, 2023 In Personal injury

A wrongful death lawsuit arising from the tragic death of a two-year-old child after a dresser tipped over and pinned her underneath recently settled for $7.25 million. The dresser was manufactured by South Shore Industries and sold by Walmart.

This is not the first case in where a tipped dresser caused the death of a child.…

Navigating Electric Bike Laws & Safety in New York

Posted On October 4, 2023 In Personal injury

New York offers various types of transportation for travel in and around the state, including multiple means of public transportation, which have been around for many decades. However, a new type of easily accessible transportation, electric bicycles (E-bikes), have become enormously popular in just the past few years.

Can You File an Injury Claim in New York if You Are an Independent Contractor?

Posted On May 3, 2023 In Personal injury

When you are an independent contractor, your work-related injuries are not always covered under New York’s workers’ compensation laws. However, that does not mean you are out of options if you get hurt on the job. In fact, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against anyone who may be at fault, including the site owner and construction manager/general contractor.

7 Ways to Look Out for Bikers During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May

Posted On April 24, 2023 In Personal injury

Whether you drive a car, truck, or other motor vehicle, you hold a duty of care to operate your vehicle in a reasonably safe manner to protect yourself and others. Motorcyclists are one of the most vulnerable groups of motorists on the roads due to the lack of protection that motorcycles provide them in the event of an accident.…