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Tag Archives: personal injury lawsuit

Court Revives Lawsuit Against Tobacco Companies After Death of Woman’s Mother

Kimberly Roden’s mother, Loretta, passed away in spring 2008, just four months after filing a personal injury lawsuit that claimed she was suffering from smoking. The lawsuit targeted companies including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LC. After Loretta died, the companies filed for a case dismissal,… 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 »

WTCHP: Proposal to Add Prostate Cancer Coverage

In a long-awaited move, the administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) posted a proposal to the Federal Register on July 2 that would include prostate cancer as a covered illness. If you were present at the disaster area or exposed to toxins or debris from the site, this is important news. Despite… Read More »

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We haven’t had it easy, New York. On top of battling injury, illness, or the loss of a loved one, we withstood devastating visits from Hurricane Sandy and most recently Winter Storm Athena. At Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, P.C., we are hoping for safe and swift recoveries for all those affected. It is important… Read More »

Determining if You Qualify for 9/11 Funds or Healthcare

Many people who lived, worked, or attended school in the vicinity of the World Trade Center in the year following the attacks of September 11th knew, back in 2001 or 2002, that the dust, fumes, smoke and stress had affected their health negatively. New asthma diagnoses spiked as did other types of lung and respiratory… Read More »

Determining Whether You Qualify for 9/11 Funds or Healthcare

Many people who lived, worked, or attended school in the vicinity of the World Trade Center in the year following the attacks of September 11th knew, back in 2001 or 2002, that the dust, fumes, smoke and stress had negatively affected their health. New asthma diagnoses spiked as did other types of lung and respiratory… Read More »

Should You Call A Personal Injury Lawyer Regarding an Incident of Assault?

When most people think of assault and battery, they think of cases tried in criminal courts. However, if you are the victim of a crime, criminal charges will do nothing to make up for your lost wages, pay your medical bills and compensate you for pain and suffering. In this type of situation, you may… Read More »

What You Need to Do To Protect Yourself After an Auto Accident

The best time to prepare for an accident is before it ever happens. Even if you drive defensively and follow all safety laws, many drivers choose not to do so. If possible, obtain orange emergency cones and keep them in your trunk in the event of an accident. You should also ensure that your emergency… Read More »

Five Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Every year in the United States, a new lawsuit is filed every two seconds. Some of these lawsuits are indeed frivolous, which only adds to our country’s reputation as being quick to sue. Fortunately, there are more lawsuits for legitimate reasons such as personal injury. In these types of cases, the injured party sues for… Read More »

How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

When you decide to file a personal injury lawsuit, choosing the right lawyer is the most important thing you can do for a successful outcome to your case. If you don’t do your research, you could finish with an inexperienced lawyer who is not likely to win the case. It is definitely worth a few… Read More »