Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I Got Coronavirus at Work?
Workers' Compensation | March 31, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause havoc around the world, many businesses and organizations are requiring their employees to work from home. Some businesses have even begun laying people off – temporarily, we hope. Simply put, we’re in uncharted territory for modern-day society. As some employees work from home, many others are still having… read more
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in New York?
Accident | March 26, 2020
With millions of New Yorkers relying on a public transit system every day, motor scooters are becoming an increasingly popular way for people to get around. The appeal of motor scooters is obvious. They allow riders to zip around traffic and save on the costs of owning a car or truck. However, because motor scooters… read more
Popcorn Lung: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Personal Injury | March 19, 2020
Popcorn lung is the nickname for the condition known as bronchiolitis obliterans. It is damage to your lungs’ smallest and most vulnerable airways. The main cause of the condition is exposure to a chemical vapor that is found in things like microwavable popcorn, fruit drinks, caramel, and some dairy products. It is generally safe to… read more
Can Cervidil Cause Injury To My Child?
Medical Malpractice | March 18, 2020
Induction of labor is when medical staff use drugs or other tools to stimulate a woman’s body to get the labor and delivery process started. Almost 20% of all births in the US start with some sort of induction. One drug that is used to stimulate labor is Cervidil. While it is commonly used, it… read more
How are Pain and Suffering Calculated?
Personal Injury | March 14, 2020
Personal injury accidents can leave victims with life-long injuries. These can be both mental and physical. Those who are injured can ask the court or insurance companies to help compensate them for their pain, both currently and in the future. These types of compensation are called pain and suffering. Generally, pain and suffering awards will… read more
How Long Can I Recover Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New York?
Workers' Compensation | March 14, 2020
In the state of New York, workers’ compensation benefits are available to employees who are injured in on-the-job accidents. The exact length of time that they can receive these benefits is almost entirely dependent on the nature and extent of their injury. Permanent Total Disability Workers who suffer injuries that cause them to permanently and… read more
Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?
Lawsuit | March 13, 2020
Whether they’re on our phones, computers, subway platforms or streets, cameras are practically everywhere – even in many peoples’ houses. Even though we’re rarely sure who will catch someone in the act, the chances are pretty good that the act is being captured by a camera. A hidden “nanny cam” recorded a Westchester man as… read more
How to Get an Accident Report in NYC
Car Accident | March 6, 2020
If you are involved in a car crash in New York City, you may need to pull your accident report to submit to your insurance company or to file suit against the other party. Fortunately, this process is relatively straightforward. You can get the documentation you need from either the NYPD or the NYS Department… read more
What Every Woman Needs To Know About the Mirena Crash
Product Liability | February 20, 2020
Almost 4.5 million women in the U.S. use an intrauterine device or IUD as their preferred method of birth control. Its popularity is second only to birth control pills. Mirena, the most prescribed IUD in New York and throughout the country, may cause side effects referred to as the Mirena Crash. What is the Mirena… read more
6 Reasons Why A Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case
Personal Injury | February 14, 2020
Hiring a personal injury lawyer to sue the owner of a store where you slipped on a wet floor and suffered an injury may not be as easy as you think. The free consultation you use to decide whether to hire a lawyer is also a chance for the lawyer to decide whether to take… read more