March 16, 2017

New York Should Pass Law Making It Illegal to Fail to Clear Snow and Ice From Your Car

New York Should Pass Law Making It Illegal to Fail to Clear Snow and Ice From Your Car

Winter time presents many hazards and increased chance of injury. Often, simple steps and precautions can be taken to minimize the risk of injury to yourself and others. If your car is covered in snow and ice, please take the time to clean your car thoroughly so as not to drive with chunks of snow..

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March 13, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do After a Construction Site Accident

Top 5 Things To Do After a Construction Site Accident

Construction sites present many potential hazards to workers. As a result, many serious injuries can occur if workers fail to act responsibly. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our firm represents workers who have suffered any type of negligence-related injury on the work site. These are the top 5 things you should do if..

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March 10, 2017

5 Most Common Causes of Cerebral Palsy in Medical Malpractice Litigation

5 Most Common Causes of Cerebral Palsy in Medical Malpractice Litigation

Not all birth injuries are the result of medical negligence or medical malpractice. Some brain injuries can still occur, even in the most competent and careful medical hands. However, medical professionals do make mistakes that can lead to severe injury, and sometimes even death of an infant. When this happens, it is important to consult..

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March 9, 2017

Jonny Kool Settles New York Labor Law Case for $3.7 Million on Behalf of Injured Construction Worker from Local 79

Jonny Kool Settles New York Labor Law Case for $3.7 Million on Behalf of Injured Construction Worker from Local 79

On October 18, 2012, the plaintiff, a 31 year old Local 79 construction worker was performing demolition work at 675 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan. He was using a power saw to cut and remove overhead metal ducts. The ladder was placed on a work surface that was not cleared of dirt and demolition..

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March 8, 2017

What to Do After Being Involved in a Car Accident With a Drunk Driver – NY Attorney Dallin Fuchs

What to Do After Being Involved in a Car Accident With a Drunk Driver - NY Attorney Dallin Fuchs

New York personal injury attorney Dallin Fuchs talks about how to prove your accident case if you’ve been injured by someone who was driving while under the influence of alcohol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0YLMHiJm24&t=22s Drunk driving is dangerous not only for the person who is intoxicated but tenfold for the other drivers on the road, not to mention..

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March 6, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Car Accident

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Car Accident

Car accidents can have long term negative effects on injured individuals and their families. Victims of car accidents may face debilitating injuries, such as brain damage, burns, broken bones, amputations, and internal bleeding. The injuries suffered in car accidents may force the victims and their families to face a number of hardships, such as emotional..

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March 2, 2017

Five Common Signs That You May Have Been a Victim of Medical Malpractice

Five Common Signs That You May Have Been a Victim of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice cases are among the most complex types of personal injury lawsuits. Often, it is not clear if you or a loved one have been the victim of medical malpractice. There are very few absolutes in the field of medicine and a good outcome is rarely guaranteed. However, patterns tend to emerge and there..

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February 28, 2017

What To Do After Settlement of Your Personal Injury Case

What To Do After Settlement of Your Personal Injury Case

My Personal Injury Case Has Settled, Now What? Many personal injury cases settle before or during trial. When that happens, that does not mean that your involvement in the case has concluded as there are several steps necessary before the settlement can be finalized and payment received. In New York, for a settlement to be..

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February 27, 2017

Medical Malpractice or Not? Bill Paxton Dies from Complications Due to Heart Surgery

Medical Malpractice or Not?  Bill Paxton Dies from Complications Due to Heart Surgery

Famous actor, Bill Paxton, passed away due to complications from heart surgery over the weekend. According to various news reports, including NewsMax Health, the 61-year old movie and television star had a fatal stroke following the heart procedure. Heart procedures carry a very small percentage of risk as related to the possibility of a stroke…

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February 21, 2017

Fire in Times Square Restaurant Injures Two

Fire in Times Square Restaurant Injures Two

Fires are a dangerous reality in New York City given the number of buildings and large population. Early in the morning, more than 200 firefighters responded to a 3-alarm fire, which began around 4:47 a.m. at an 11-story building on 48th Street and 7th Avenue. According to a report by CBS New York, the fire..

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