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  • Personal Injury

    When You Bring a Law Suit, You Give Up Certain Rights to Privacy

    By Dominique A. Penson

    When you bring a law suit for personal injuries, you are required to waive privileges you otherwise have to keep certain matters private or confidential. For example, a person’s medical records are ordinarily confidential.  But if you sue someone, claiming that they caused you injury, you waive the right to keep records of treatment for […]

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  • Wrongful Death

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

    By Michael Barasch

    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, […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Law

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • WTC Victims

    WTCHP: Proposal to Add Prostate Cancer Coverage

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Please Stay in Touch with Us

    By Michael Barasch

    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 [ln::firm_name], we are hoping for safe and swift recoveries for all those affected. It is important that we stay in touch […]

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  • WTC VictimsZadroga Act

    Determining if You Qualify for 9/11 Funds or Healthcare

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • Personal Injury

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

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • Auto Accidents

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

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Five Most Common Personal Injury Claims

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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  • Personal Injury

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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