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Who Is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

An average of 50,000 parking lot accidents occur each year in the US according to the National Safety Council (NSC), resulting in about 60,000 injuries, and 500 deaths annually. As opposed to many cut-and-dry types of auto accidents, it can be more difficult to determine liability parking lot accidents. However, there are rules in place…
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Legal Recourse for Parking Lot Slip and Fall Accidents

While tragedies can happen almost anywhere, parking lots are notorious spots for slip and fall accidents in New York. These often result in short and long-term injuries.  Serious injuries from falls in parking lots and other locales are common. An estimated 3 million elderly people in the US are treated in an emergency room each…
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Elmiron Lawsuits & Settlements

The manufacturers of Elmiron —the only drug currently approved by the FDA to treat interstitial cystitis (IC)— are being litigated against, accused of being responsible for causing unexpected vision loss.  Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the interstitial cystitis drug Elmiron, is now facing accusations of distributing a dangerous bladder medication because reports involving varying degrees…
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Paraquat Exposure Linked to Parkinson’s Disease | Lawsuits & What You Should Know

Paraquat is one of the world’s most commonly-used herbicides for weed and grass control in farming. Due to its toxicity, paraquat is banned in 32 countries and available for use in the United States only by commercially licensed applicators. The Center for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) recognizes that paraquat is highly poisonous and that…
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How Much Can You Sue for a Hit & Run?

Hit-and-run victims experience the problems of a crash-related injury with added trauma. There is no one to exchange information with, no name to report to insurance companies, and (at first) no one to sue for damages. However, New York has specific insurance laws and policy minimums that help hit and run victims recover from their…
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Car Accidents on Long Island, New York

About 7.8 million people live on Long Island, making it home to about 40% of New York State’s total population. Traffic congestion worsens in the summer when part-time residents and tourists escape the city and flock to Long Island to enjoy its famous beaches and vineyards.  However, Long Island roads are known to be packed…
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How Much Does a Broken Arm Cost in NY?

A broken arm can come out of nowhere. Most people are not prepared for the physical discomfort that comes with a fractured arm, especially if it’s their dominant arm. Often, the injury can limit work and so earnings. Plus, broken bones may have significant treatment costs required to regain full functionality. A broken arm can…
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How to Sue a Hotel for Negligence

Every day, hotel and motel patrons across the US suffer from personal injuries—or become victims of property theft—due to hotel negligence. Hotels have responsibilities to their guests and their staff, but many hospitality organizations cut corners and fail to provide adequate security or maintain proper standards of safety. In such cases, victims can sue hotels…
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How Much Does a Broken Leg Cost in New York?

  When it comes to determining just how expensive medical costs of a broken leg may be, it helps to consider two factors: location and severity. If the break involves the hip, knee, or ankle joints, the fracture may be harder to treat and therefore more costly.  The amount required to spend on medical treatment…
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