Medical Treatment

FDA Issues Recall on Heart Device

According to CNBC, recent article – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a recall on Tuesday regarding a heart device made by Johnson & Johnson, claiming a faulty valve: About 110 heart devices made and distributed by a unit of Johnson & Johnson between Jan. 1 and May 5 are a part of the Class… read more

Is Your Hospital Safe…Where does yours rank?

Long Island Hospital Safety Grades Revealed  In the most recent survey, New York ranked 46th in the nation, down from 44th,  for hospital safety by  The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C. nonprofit watchdog organization. Leapfrog’s mission is to use their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. healthcare.   The Leapfrog Group uses 30 evidence-based measures of patient safety that include things like injuries, accidents and infections. Numerical… read more

What You Should Do if a Claims Adjuster Calls after Your Accident

Talk to an Attorney before Talking to an Insurer Regardless of whether we’re talking about a large or medium-sized insurance company, insurers are in business to make money. In order to maintain a favorable rating from Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s, an insurance company must maintain a three-to-one premium-to-surplus ratio. What does this mean? Simply… read more

How To Choose A Personal Injury Lawyer

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer One of the most difficult decisions the victim of an accident has to make is who to choose as their attorney. While there is no shortage of lawyers who will promise just about anything in an effort to entice you to become their client, making an informed decision… read more

How to Protect Your Job after a Personal Injury

Long Island, New York, Personal Injury Lawyer After a serious accident, you may need weeks, if not months, to recover. As a result, you may not be able to return to work for a long time. While you may be eligible for certain medical benefits through your employer, if you fail to take certain steps… read more

What’s a “ROM” measurement and why is it so important?

In all accident cases, it is necessary to prove you suffered an injury.  In a motor vehicle accident case, the injury must be what the law considers a “serious injury”.  Oftentimes, an injury may limit the degree to which you bend your neck, back, arm, knee, etc.  These limitations can be crucial evidence in proving… read more