Personal Injury

Hazardous Holiday Season

Sadly there were three serious house fires on Long Island last week.  Many homeowners are very concerned about fire hazards in their own home following these recent tragedies.  There are many hazards linked to the holiday season. There is nothing more festive around the holidays than a live Christmas tree, gaily decorated with twinkling lights, the… read more

A Sober Assessment of High-Risk Drinking in College

College is in full swing, a time for new experiences, meeting people, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath—vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. The statistics are harrowing. More than 1,800 students die each year from alcohol-related… read more

Hazy, Lazy, Dangerous Days of Summer

BBQs, lounging at the pool or beach…June kicks off the carefree days of summer. On a sobering note, it is also the start of the season when there are more car crashes, swimming injuries and other accidents. Not only does summer mean crowds at amusement parks and beaches but in the emergency room. The season… read more

TAKING ACTION ON DISTRACTION

APRIL IS NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH Across the United States, communities and government agencies alike are coming together in an effort to crack down on texting, cellphone use and other dangerous distracted driving behaviors in honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. An alarming 87% of drivers have admitted to being engaged in at… read more

Rise in Safety Lapses & Accidents Reveals Dark Side of NY’s Building Boom

According to the New York Times the surge of buildings being constructed in New York has been deemed as another building boom, similar to the building  boom of 2008. The Department of Buildings in New York agreed to the construction of 52,618 residential units over the last fiscal year, a massive 156% increase from the… read more

Timely Settlements for NYC Medical Malpractice Cases Using Judge-Directed Negotiation

“Personal Injury is All We Do” In 2002, Judge Douglas E. McKeon, Bronx Supreme Court Justice devised a program that he called judge-directed negotiation to facilitate settlements with 11 NYC hospitals operating under New York City Health and Hospitals, Corp. Cases predisposed toward settlement were sent to the judge, and he directed negotiations between the… read more

Durable Power of Attorney – Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that conveys authority to another to act on your behalf concerning medical, financial and other matters.

Proving Liability Claims for Long Island Railroad Accidents

If you suffered an accident on the Long Island Rail Road or if a serious injury or death in your family occurred, you need to understand that personal injury or wrongful death litigation against a railroad can be difficult and exhausting. No industry in the United States has more experience defending against lawsuits than the… read more

Dealing with the Aftermath of Severe Burn Injuries

Some of the worst injuries that a person can suffer and survive are serious burns caused by fire, explosion or chemical exposure.

Establishing Liability on Appeal – Grossi v. Sylak

Long Island Civil Appeals Personal Injury Attorneys We represented a client who was injured in an auto accident when a car slid on the ice and impacted our client’s car. After exchanging insurance information, our client then slipped on the ice, suffering injuries as a result. Initially, the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, agreed to a… read more