Firm News

Can damages be awarded for pre-death terror?

Wrongful death actions in New York provide for specified damages to family members who suffer the loss of a loved one as a result of another person’s negligence. These damages generally include fair and just compensation for pecuniary or financial injuries such as loss of support, voluntary assistance, possible inheritance and medical and funeral expenses…. (keep reading)

Brain injuries require prompt action

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated traumatic brain injury as a serious public health problem in this country accounting for 30 percent of all injury deaths. Falls were the major blame for TBI and being hit by a blunt object was the second leading cause, while motor vehicle crashes was third…. (keep reading)

What laws govern injured construction workers?

Building occupants and guests are not the only negligence victims entitled to institute a premises liability lawsuit in New York. Under the state’s Labor Law, contractors and building owners must assure that safety devices are installed or used to protect workers against the harm that can be inflicted through the force of gravity. These protections… (keep reading)