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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Kickbacks, Misbranding and Criminal Accusations: Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $2.2 Billion to End Investigations

The once-trusted healthcare products giant Johnson & Johnson entered into an agreement in November with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in U.S. history. Facing civil complaints and criminal allegations, Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries agreed to pay $2.2 billion to end investigations into off-label marketing… Read More »

Tragic Motor Vehicle Accident Kills New York Woman

With her longtime love at her side, 65-year-old Olga Rivera was strolling on a sidewalk at midday on a Monday in November. The couple was startled by a truck heading straight at them. Unable to get out of the way, Ms. Rivera was struck by the truck after it was hit by a taxi at… Read More »

What Is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been called a silent epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What is mTBI, and why is knowing about it important? According to the CDC, approximately 1.7 people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. About 75 percent of those injuries are classified as a… Read More »

Danger on the Job: Firefighters at Risk

Not many careers require entering burning buildings on a daily basis. As a firefighter in New York, saving lives and property is just part of the job — even when hazardous to your health. In recent months, several blazes have caused multiple firefighter injuries, including: A two-alarm fire in a Brooklyn building injured 13 firefighters… Read More »

Failing to Make the Grade: New York Nursing Homes

In July, a nonprofit advocacy group for nursing home residents used eight federal criteria to evaluate the quality of nursing care offered in each state and region and in the country. Nursing homes in New York failed to make the grade, ranking 45th in the country for quality of care. Overall, the Florida group Families… Read More »

Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Law

If you suffer injury in an accident, after receiving medical attention, you may want to file a personal injury lawsuit. However, what you may have seen on TV and in the movies or heard from friends and family may not be the best advice to follow. Accident and injury law cases can range from simple… Read More »

The Importance of Taking Prompt Legal Action After an Accident

You may have heard or read that after suffering a personal injury in an accident, you should take legal action immediately. Why? Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may be facing costly medical bills, and you may be unable to return to work. A successful claim can provide you with the money you… Read More »

Examples of Slip and Fall Accidents

Many people who hear the phrase “slip and fall accident” think of an elderly person slipping on a patch of ice. However, slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, and they can occur almost anywhere. Depending on the circumstances of your fall, any number of parties may be to blame, including the property or… Read More »

What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury is a life-changing condition that often occurs in car, truck and motorcycle accidents. Survivors of near-fatal auto wrecks and other serious accidents typically require extensive, lifelong and costly medical treatments and procedures. As a result, settlements in catastrophic injury cases are usually higher than for non-catastrophic personal injury matters. Some examples of… Read More »

Deadly Negligence: Metro-North Train Crash

A speeding Metro-North train carrying 100 passengers derailed in the Bronx on Sunday December 1, killing four people and injuring dozens more. At least 11 passengers remain in critical condition.  However uncommon, tragic accidents like these can change people’s lives forever — and the people and/or company responsible must be held accountable. In legal terms,… Read More »

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