July 23, 2015

Charges Could be Upgraded and Lawsuits May be Filed Following Long Island Limo Crash

Following the limousine accident which left 4 Long Island women dead, investigators are contemplating upgrading the charges against Steven Romeo; the driver of the pickup truck that struck the limo. Mr. Romeo initially ran from the scene of the accident and jumped a nearby fence before being apprehended by police and being charged with a..

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Posted in: Car Accidents

May 5, 2015

Sprue-like Enteropathy Linked to use of the Drug Benicar

A condition known as sprue-like enteropathy has been linked to use of the hypertension medication Benicar. Sprue-like enteropathy is a disease often characterized by celiac-like symptoms which have been known to damage the small intestine’s ability to absorb nutrients. The symptoms of sprue-like enteropathy are wide-ranging, from chronic diarrhea to kidney damage to villous atrophy;..

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April 9, 2015

Two Roommates File Suit After East Village Explosion

According to Syracuse.com, two women who lived close to the East Village blast site are filing lawsuits for suffering injuries and “severe” emotional trauma resulting from the explosion. The suit is being filed against ConEd, 121 Second Avenue landlord Maria Hrynenko, a contractor named Dilber Kukic, and Hyenol Kim, the owner of Sushi Park. Lucie..

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March 2, 2015

Tempers Flare Between MTA Union and City Government

Early last month, an MTA bus struck and seriously injured a 15-year-old girl. Following the accident, the bus driver, Francisco de Jesus, was charged with a criminal misdemeanor. The NYPD were able to file charges in conjunction with Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero traffic law that was passed last summer. The MTA is outraged that..

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January 21, 2015

How Demonstrative Evidence Can Help Sway a Case

We see and hear a lot of things about lawsuits and trials every day as we watch movies and television. While these stories are often dramatic, they may not be providing you with the correct picture of how your litigation process will actually work. A trial following a serious injury is complex and requires your..

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December 29, 2014

Support for New Bill Could Enable More Instances of Medical Malpractice

According to Slate, the New York State Legislature may be on the verge of passing a bill that would provide physicians more legal cover in instances where they have acted negligently. Currently, a doctor is considered negligent if they act in a manner that “deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community.” Recently,..

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December 4, 2014

After Grand Jury Ruling, Parents of Michael Brown Still Have Legal Options

Last Tuesday, a Grand Jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Ferguson, Missouri resident Michael Brown. The response to the decision has widely varied. Some Ferguson residents protested and rioted in the streets after the decision was announced. The St. Louis County Prosecutor, Robert McCulloch vigorously defended the outcome in..

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November 24, 2014

New York Agrees to Pay $2.25 Million for Death at Rikers

According to Reuters, New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer, announced on October 31 st that the city would pay $2.25 million to resolve a wrongful death claim brought against them by Alma Murdough regarding the death of her son. Murdough filed a wrongful death claim after her son Jerome, a Marine Corps veteran, was found..

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Posted in: Police Brutality