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Can New York Bars be Sued for a Drunk Driving Accident?

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In October 2014, a Syracuse man left a popular local bar while reportedly drunk and high on marijuana. He drove his car away from the bar and struck and killed a 37-year-old Syracuse mother who was out jogging. He was sentenced to up to 16 years in prison for manslaughter and for fleeing the… Read More »

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Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York

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The loss of a loved one is an incredibly difficult event, especially if that loss was preventable. In such cases, the family of the deceased may have a claim for damages against the parties responsible. These “wrongful death” claims may arise after car crashes, defective product failures, medical malpractice, or other instances of negligence… Read More »

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Hudson Valley Teens Killed in Crash on Train Tracks

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A fiery crash led to the tragic deaths of two Hudson Valley teenagers on a recent Sunday in Rockland County. The accident sent the teens’ car over an overpass and onto nearby train tracks. Continue reading for details about the accident, and discuss your case with an experienced New York car accident attorney if… Read More »

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Hit-and-Run Kills Motorcyclist in Orange County

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New York law requires that drivers who injure any person or property in an accident stop and respond to the situation. Fleeing the scene of an accident is reckless, dangerous, and illegal. Doing so opens the driver up to criminal prosecution as well as civil liability for any injury made worse by leaving the… Read More »

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Police Chase Leads to Multiple Vehicle Crash in Orange County

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A police chase along I-87 ended with the fleeing suspect crashing into multiple cars in Newburgh on a recent Thursday morning. Read on for details about the accident, and discuss your case with an experienced New York car accident attorney if you or a family member has been injured in a car crash in… Read More »

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Research Shows that Rear Seats Leave Passengers Vulnerable to Injury

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Car safety experts have long advised that, in order to keep children safe, they should ride in the back seat. A new study has found, however, that the front seat can offer greater protection to vehicle occupants than the rear in a crash. Read on to earn about the ways that researchers now believe… Read More »

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How Long Does a Medical Malpractice Case in New York Take?

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Medical malpractice cases start like any other personal injury case: Someone does something negligent or reckless, and you are injured as a result. A resulting lawsuit can take months or years, with timelines varying widely depending on the nature and circumstances of the case. However, there are certain factors specific to medical malpractice that… Read More »

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Fisher-Price Recalls 4.7 Million Deadly Children’s Toys

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Dangerous product defects are not limited to large items like cars or construction equipment. Our homes and families are surrounded by consumer products at all times, and if these products are defectively designed, our families could be at risk. Toy company Fisher-Price just issued a massive product recall after one of its products was… Read More »

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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

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According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, approximately 21% of fatal automobile crashes are due to drowsy driving, also known as fatigued driving. In addition, the CDC reports that about 1 in 25 adult drivers aged 18 and over admit to falling asleep at the wheel in the previous month. To bring the… Read More »

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Court Opinion Overturned After New York Hospital Held Not Liable for Failure to Timely Diagnose

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We hold medical professionals to a high standard, and for good reason. When we go to a hospital, we put our lives in the hands of the medical experts, and we expect educated, focused professionals will take appropriate care in diagnosing and treating our maladies. Even a correct diagnosis, if reached after unreasonable delay,… Read More »

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