Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I Got Coronavirus at Work?

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?

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

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?

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 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?

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?

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

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

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

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