Five Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

In Accident, Claims, Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Trying to settle a case? Unhappy with the offer to settle? After an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney to help you is not only the wisest move you can make, you also can have better chances of handling the process efficiently. The claims process is not always easy, especially when you should rather be […]

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Johnson & Johnson pierde el tercer juicio por un caso de cáncer de ovario relacionado con los polvos de talco

In Blogs Españoles by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

El jurado determinó que una tercera mujer contrajo cáncer de ovario debido al uso de los polvos de talco de Johnson & Johnson y de los productos Shower-to-Shower. Ella recibió más de 70 millones de dólares. Johnson & Johnson ha recibido aproximadamente 1.700 demandas en todos los Estados Unidos por ignorar estudios que relacionan el […]

Cosas que los padres deberían saber si su hijo sufrió lesiones durante el parto

In Blogs Españoles by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Desafortunadamente, los bebés lesionados durante el parto se enfrentan normalmente a numerosos retos durante el resto de su vida. Algunas dificultades son identificables inmediatamente. Por ejemplo, los padres saben que los niños que sufren lesiones durante el parto necesitarán cuidados médicos y asistencia especial. Otros retos, sin embargo, puede que no sean evidentes o que […]

El 20 porciento de los residentes en hogares de ancianos son víctimas de abusos

In Blogs Españoles by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Cuando hablamos de abusos en hogares de ancianos, normalmente la gente piensa que los miembros del personal son los abusadores. Sin embargo, los residentes de hogares de ancianos también sufren abusos por parte de otros residentes. Según un estudio publicado en Annals of Internal Medicine, al menos uno de cada cinco residentes en hogares de […]

Demandas por negligencia médica en NY y su plazo de prescripción

In Blogs Españoles by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

En Nueva York, el plazo de prescripción para poner una demanda por negligencia médica contra un doctor negligente o contra un centro médico es, en general, de dos años y medio. Cuando este plazo expire, usted no podrá recibir dinero por sus lesiones y otros daños, sin importar lo graves que estos sean. Es importante […]

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Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim

In Claims by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

There is nothing more devastating than the death of a loved one, and if that was the direct result of the negligent, reckless, or careless actions of another, the heartache and grief can be overwhelming. In addition, aside from the loss of love and companionship, you may also be left with enormous medical and funeral […]

Medical Malpractice and the Law: Remember Your Rights

In Claims, Lawsuit, Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Medical malpractice cases are their own sector of personal injury law. They are subject to different laws, as well. Namely, the statute of limitations in New York is two and a half years; in other words, this is the amount of time that you have to file a lawsuit against those who caused your injuries […]

Five Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

In Accident, Claims, Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Trying to settle a case? Unhappy with the offer to settle? After an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney to help you is not only the wisest move you can make, you also can have better chances of handling the process efficiently. The claims process is not always easy, especially when you should rather be […]

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3 Biggest Accident Risks Construction Workers Face

In Construction Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

3 Biggest Accident Risks Construction Workers Face Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 16-Feb-2018   Accidents among construction workers occur more frequently than in most other types of occupations. In fact, fatalities and injuries caused by construction site accidents occur more often than you would ever think. This is why building owners, construction […]

Unsafe Places to Work

In Construction Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Experienced Construction Accident Lawyers in New York Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. represents clients injured in a variety of construction accidents in New York. Whatever your situation, our New York construction accident attorneys can provide tenacious representation for your case. Employers and companies have a responsibility to provide a reasonably safe place for employees to […]

Who is Responsible for a Construction Accident?

In Construction Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Construction sites can be extremely dangerous, and there are many ways in which equipment, tools, or plans may fail, resulting in dangerous risks for workers and anyone else in the vicinity. If you suffered an injury at a construction site because of the negligence or error of another person, you have legal options. There are […]

Another Crane Accident Results in Two Deaths

In Construction Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

On November 22, just after noon, two construction workers were killed on a job site in Briarwood, Queens. A steel beam fell, causing their death. Witnesses and authorities both said that as the beam was being lifted, the cable snapped causing it to fall. The crane operator and a co-worker were both killed. Weather reports […]

Construction Worker Suffers Serious Injury

In Construction Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

The news recently reported that a construction worker suffered gruesome injuries after falling five stories inside a Flatiron building under renovation and being impaled on steel rebar. Aside from issues about safety procedures that would have prevented the accident altogether, there is no question that the severity of his injuries could have been avoided had […]

New Yorkers Fed Up With Neglect to Construction Worker Safety

In Construction Accidents, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

As construction in the Big Apple booms, New Yorkers are raising concerns about the increasing number of worker injuries on construction sites due to a clear failure by companies to follow safety rules. In December, labor unions joined together to demonstrate against unsafe construction sites in New York City. At the same time, the New […]

Construction Accidents Continue to Rise in New York City

In Construction Accidents, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Construction accidents in New York City have reached an all-time high over the last year. While it is true that the rate of construction has risen, the number of accidents in the past twelve months is grossly disproportionate to the rate of building. In fact, eighteen workers were killed in construction accidents between October 2014 […]

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Michele Mirman is New President Elect of New York State Trial Lawyers Association

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Attorney Michele Mirman of Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC, is the new president elect of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). The association’s mission is to promote a safer and healthier society, to assure access to the civil justice system by those who are wrongfully injured and to advance representation of the public by ethical, well-trained lawyers.” “I …

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association President Michele Mirman Throws 100th Annual Awards Celebration

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association President Michele Mirman Throws 100th Annual Awards Celebration Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 16-May-2018   Attorney Michele Mirman Leads the Way in Celebrating the Progress of Women Lawyers in Brooklyn “As women, to become a lawyer we have to pass the same exams as men, take the same […]

Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. Sponsors 174th Anniversary of the Dominican Republic Independence Event

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Our firm, Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C., was thrilled to be one of the sponsors of the 174th Anniversary of the Dominican Republic Independence Event. We were one of the sponsors of the event which commemorated Aisha Syed’s debut at Carnegie Hall-Weill Recital Hall, and was covered by top media platforms such as Univision and […]

Governor Cuomo Signs Lavern’s Law, Assisting Medical Malpractice Patients Statewide

In Firm News, Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Governor Cuomo Signs Lavern’s Law, Assisting Medical Malpractice Patients Statewide In New York, people were only given a 30-month window to file a medical malpractice claim after their cancer was misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. However, the 30-month statute of limitations started on the date of the error. Since cancer can develop quite slowly, […]

Michele Mirman Named President of Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Michele Mirman Named President of Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 26-Jun-2017   Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. is pleased to announce that New York Personal Injury Attorney and Firm Partner Michele S. Mirman has been named President of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA)! Mrs. Mirman was officially […]

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Since 1990, the month of May has been designated by Congress to be Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (previously designated for one week in May from 1979 to 1990). May was chosen specifically to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in May 1843 and the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in May 1869 (the […]

Attorney Michele Mirman Addresses Jury During Summations in a Car Accident Trial

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

In a recent article titled, “SKETCHES OF COURT: Liability determined in 3-car rear-ender,” published by Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Attorney Michele Mirman is illustrated (by Alba Acevedo) addressing a jury during her summation in the trial Johnson-Simmons v. Hossain. In this case, the plaintiff driver, who brought the lawsuit and was represented by Mrs. Mirman, was […]

Attorney Michele Mirman Achieves Lifetime Achievement Selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys®

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. is pleased to announce that senior partner, attorney Michele S. Mirman has been selected to America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. The award is reserved to identify the most exceptional attorneys throughout the United States, whose accomplishments and effect on the legal profession merit this Lifetime Achievement award. Due to the high […]

Keep Connected With Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Since 1977, our New York personal injury attorneys at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. have been dedicated to helping the injured and the wronged assert their legal rights in the fight for justice. In the 40+ years our firm has been serving the working men and women of New York City, we’ve forged positive relationships […]

Our Commitment to Serving the Community

In Firm News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

“I believe that attorneys have an obligation to take their knowledge and training back to their communities and perform volunteer work for people who need it. I look for the kind of lawyer who cares about others and making New York City a better place to live. This type of work is proof to me […]

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Testosterone Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

In Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Testosterone therapy has become a billion-dollar business. Doctors often prescribe products such as AndroGel when men complain of fatigue, rather than finding out what is really wrong with their patients, many of whom suffer serious heart disease or vascular problems. Instead of properly testing and examining their patients, doctors rely on the easy diagnosis “low […]

Talcum Powder Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk by 33 Percent

In Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Studies show that talcum powder products used in the perineal region increase a woman’s chances of developing ovarian cancer by 33 percent. Evidence of this link has been known for more than four decades, but a jury has recently found that Johnson & Johnson, manufacturer of talcum baby powder and Shower-to-Shower powder, failed to warn […]

Medical Malpractice and the Law: Remember Your Rights

In Claims, Lawsuit, Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Medical malpractice cases are their own sector of personal injury law. They are subject to different laws, as well. Namely, the statute of limitations in New York is two and a half years; in other words, this is the amount of time that you have to file a lawsuit against those who caused your injuries […]

Five Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

In Accident, Claims, Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Trying to settle a case? Unhappy with the offer to settle? After an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney to help you is not only the wisest move you can make, you also can have better chances of handling the process efficiently. The claims process is not always easy, especially when you should rather be […]

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Governor Cuomo Signs Lavern’s Law, Assisting Medical Malpractice Patients Statewide

In Firm News, Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Governor Cuomo Signs Lavern’s Law, Assisting Medical Malpractice Patients Statewide In New York, people were only given a 30-month window to file a medical malpractice claim after their cancer was misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. However, the 30-month statute of limitations started on the date of the error. Since cancer can develop quite slowly, […]

Never Events in Medical Malpractice: When “Never” Actually Happens

In Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Many medical malpractice claims originate from a subtle physician mistake that creates a serious health issue later in the patient’s life. However, some incidents of medical malpractice errors are so egregious and unthinkable, medical groups and legal organizations categorize them as a never event, or a medical error that never occur if reasonable safety precautions […]

CDC Issues Warning Over Infections from Heart Surgery Device

In Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigated various bacterial infections of open-heart surgery patients who were exposed to Mycobacterium chimaera, a rare species of nontuberculous mycobacterium, using the Stӧckert 3T heater-cooler devices. Since, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that patients should be notified that these devices used during their […]

Things Parents Should Know After a Child Has Suffered a Birth Injury

In Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Infants injured during birth unfortunately usually face a vast number of life-long challenges. Some difficulties are immediately identifiable. For example, parents naturally expect that children with birth injuries will need special medical care and assistance. Other challenges, however, may not be apparent or surface for many years. The Difficulties a Birth Injured Victim Can Face […]

NY Medical Malpractice Claims & the Statute of Limitations

In Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

In New York State, the statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against a negligent doctor or medical facility is, in general, two and a half years. When this deadline expires, you will no longer have a chance to collect money for injuries and other damages no matter how injured you or your […]

Medical Malpractice and the Law: Remember Your Rights

In Claims, Lawsuit, Medical Malpractice by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Medical malpractice cases are their own sector of personal injury law. They are subject to different laws, as well. Namely, the statute of limitations in New York is two and a half years; in other words, this is the amount of time that you have to file a lawsuit against those who caused your injuries […]

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What To Do If ICE Agents Show Up At Your Door

In News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

What To Do If ICE Agents Show Up At Your Door We care about all our clients, and we want to pass on this critical information from the ACLU about what to do if ICE comes to your door. Please read this, and remember to call us if you need help. We can help you […]

Female TV Judges Have Helped Perception on The Bench

In News by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

A positive upwards trend in appointing women to more judiciary positions may be as a result of female TV judges, according to recent polls. 5 women, Connie Melendez, Robin Sheares, Patria Frias-Colon, Sandra Roper and Ellen Edwards, have all won boroughwide elections for spots on the Kings County bench. Judge Patricia DiMango, of the show […]

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20 Percent of Nursing Home Residents Are Victims of Abuse

In Nursing Home Abuse by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

When people think of nursing home abuse, they usually think that staff members are the abusers. In fact, residents of nursing homes are also abused by other fellow residents. According to a study in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, at least one in five residents of nursing homes is a victim of elder abuse […]

Nursing Home Abuse: Common Signs and How to Avoid Them

In Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Placing the care of your loved one into the hands of a nursing home, assisted living facility, or other long-term care facility can be one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make. While you do everything possible to research your options and choose a safe, clean, and reputable facility, medical malpractice, neglect, and […]

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Lead Paint Poisoning

In Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Hundreds of Children in NYC’s Public Housing Are Known Victims of Lead Poisoning Daily News shocking discovery — “NYCHA Nightmare: More than 800 kids tainted by lead.” In fact, the Department of Health confirmed that so far 820 young children living in NYCHA housing have poisonously-high lead levels from lead paint leaching through their apartment walls. What does this mean for …

Sexual Assault & Harassment

In Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Sexual Assault & Harassment Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 6-Dec-2017   On October 5th, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was exposed by droves of women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment. As the truth continued to pour out about Weinstein’s heinous actions, so did that of other men in power. One […]

Change to Nursing Homes

In Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Nursing homes are held to the duty to provide patients with proper care. There is a medical standard that all health care professionals must adhere to. Most importantly, this includes practicing safe sanitation and cleanliness standards. As nursing homes and other health care facilities carry many kinds of germs and bacteria, and have a vulnerable […]

Johnson & Johnson Loses Third Trial Over Ovarian Cancer Link to Talc Powder

In Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

A third woman was just found by a jury to have developed ovarian cancer due to Johnson & Johnson talc-based powder and Shower-to-Shower products. She was awarded more than 70 million dollars. Johnson & Johnson has been named as a defendant in approximately 1,700 talcum powder lawsuits across the United States for ignoring studies which […]

Investigations Continue into Hoboken Train Crash that Killed 1, Injured Over 100

In Personal Injury, Train Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Investigators are still working to determine what caused a commuter train to crash into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey last Thursday morning. The crash, which occurred at the peak of rush hour, killed one victim standing on the platform and injured more than 100 other passengers and bystanders. According to authorities, the crash involved […]

Testosterone Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

In Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Testosterone therapy has become a billion-dollar business. Doctors often prescribe products such as AndroGel when men complain of fatigue, rather than finding out what is really wrong with their patients, many of whom suffer serious heart disease or vascular problems. Instead of properly testing and examining their patients, doctors rely on the easy diagnosis “low […]

Talcum Powder Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk by 33 Percent

In Lawsuit, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Studies show that talcum powder products used in the perineal region increase a woman’s chances of developing ovarian cancer by 33 percent. Evidence of this link has been known for more than four decades, but a jury has recently found that Johnson & Johnson, manufacturer of talcum baby powder and Shower-to-Shower powder, failed to warn […]

Lead Poisoning Causes Permanent Injuries

In Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

It’s not just lead water pipes. Lead paint in NYC walls causes lead poisoning too. Lead contamination and the dire health issues it causes have been prominent in the news, because of the publicized problems that Flint, Michigan has had with high levels of lead in the pipes that transport its public drinking water. Lead […]

New Yorkers Fed Up With Neglect to Construction Worker Safety

In Construction Accidents, Personal Injury by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

As construction in the Big Apple booms, New Yorkers are raising concerns about the increasing number of worker injuries on construction sites due to a clear failure by companies to follow safety rules. In December, labor unions joined together to demonstrate against unsafe construction sites in New York City. At the same time, the New […]

New Trucking Regulation Aims to Eliminate Fatigue Fatalities

In Personal Injury, Truck Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, truck drivers have the most dangerous occupation in the nation because they cause a high number of accidents that result in death and devastating injuries, not only to truckers themselves, but also to passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. Many of these accidents occur due to drowsiness truckers experience […]

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Slip and Fall Injury

In Slip & Fall Injuries by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

A Slip-and-Fall Accident Can Happen to You In a Split Second & Change Your Life Forever You’re pushing a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle, browsing the shelves for the items you need. All of a sudden, you slip on a wet area. Your cart keeps rolling forward, but you fall hard on your back, hitting your head on the floor. …

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Investigations Continue into Hoboken Train Crash that Killed 1, Injured Over 100

In Personal Injury, Train Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Investigators are still working to determine what caused a commuter train to crash into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey last Thursday morning. The crash, which occurred at the peak of rush hour, killed one victim standing on the platform and injured more than 100 other passengers and bystanders. According to authorities, the crash involved […]

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New Trucking Regulation Aims to Eliminate Fatigue Fatalities

In Personal Injury, Truck Accidents by Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, truck drivers have the most dangerous occupation in the nation because they cause a high number of accidents that result in death and devastating injuries, not only to truckers themselves, but also to passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. Many of these accidents occur due to drowsiness truckers experience […]

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