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How and Why Do Lawyers Get Paid The Way They Do?

Plaintiffs' personal injury attorneys represent injured people. Injured people can rarely afford to pay hundreds of dollars per hour to an attorney. They can rarely afford to pay experts to ...
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Holiday Toy Safety

Manufacturers of any product must keep safety in mind. That goes for any product. For example, electric saws must have safety guards. Manufacturers of toys must create products that are safe for ...
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Three Tips to Make A Lawyer Look Closely at Your Case

Lawyers take cases and reject cases for several reasons. Those reasons may include the chance of success, the potential recovery in damages, personal preference, practice area or the client. Here are ...
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Why Don't School Buses Have Seat Belts?

Children enjoy unique status. They are uniquely vulnerable and we protect them in several ways more than we do adults. We love and cherish them. That's why, every time a school bus crashes, I ask: ...
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Pedestrian Safety Wrap Up

Wrapping up the theme of pedestrian safety, I would like to draw some attention to recent considerations placed before the city government. On Wednesday, the Committee on Transportation of the New ...
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More on Structured Settlements and Factoring

Taking a short break from the theme established by the last several posts to go back to a topic covered last month - structured settlements and factoring. The post of September 25th focuses on ...
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Vision Zero Takes Aim at Pedestrian Safety

This blog has been giving particular attention to pedestrians and pedestrian accidents recently. Last time, it focused on white cane laws and their importance to visually impaired pedestrians in ...
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White Cane Day is Both Symbolic and Practical

Last time, we focused on pedestrian accidents. This week, we are going to discuss White Cane laws in celebration of White Cane Day, or White Cane Safety Day, which takes place annually on October 15th ...
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What to do After a Pedestrian Accident

If you were involved in a pedestrian accident, you should see to your own safety, contact law enforcement, not leave the scene until help has arrived, and collect names and phone numbers of others ...
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Truck Drivers Must Be Well Rested Before They Drive

Truck drivers must be well rested before they drive. If they do not, they can cause devastating crashes as their multi-ton big rigs careen through cars. Doug Bouch sleeps for three hours then climbs ...
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Should I Get Cash for My Structured Settlement?

Last week, this blog focused on the utility of structured settlements. Today's post will focus on the danger of selling your structured settlement in return for some quick money through a ...
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The "what" and "why" behind Structured Settlements

You were injured, and you are thinking about settling with the defendant. What is a structured settlement, and why is it a good tool to use during settlement? The vast majority of personal injury ...
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Fast Food Workers Scheduled to Strike in NYC

Today, fast food workers are scheduled to go on strike. Everyone knows they’re paid poverty wages. They are striking for higher wages and we support their demands. The striking workers have said ...
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NYC Police Commissioner Fails to Enforce Findings of Police Misconduct in 25% of Civilian Complaint Review Board Cases

In January 2014 William J. Bratton became the Police Commissioner in New York City. Commissioner Bratton indicated that one of his priorities was to fix the broken disciplinary system that he ...
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CDC Allocates $4 Million for Injury Research

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy $4 million dollars to support projects on car ignition lock laws, bicyle helment ...
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Grand Jury Investigation Commenced in Staten Island Chokehold Case

In early July 2014, Eric Garner died as a result of an altercation with an NYPD officer. Initially, the cause of death could not be determined and it was unclear whether legal action would be taken ...
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Fire Engulfs NYC Building

Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that a fire engulfed a six-story apartment building on West 136 th street in Manhattan, killing one person and injuring several others. NYC Fire ...
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Pay Less For Car Insurance, But At What Cost?

We have all seen commercials advertising reduced rates on car insurance for safe drivers who allow their insurance companies to track their driving. Recently, Ron Lieber of the New York Times explored ...
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Gun Violence in NYC on the Rise

On August 12, 2014 Newsday reported that shootings in New York City have reached triple digit increases in parts of the Bronx and Brooklyn. Overall, shootings in the entire city have increased 13 ...
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Police Choke hold is Almost Never Warranted

On July 17, 2014 Eric Garner, a 350-pound man, died after a confrontation with NYPD officers. While the direct cause of Garner's death has yet to be determined, this incident has ignited a ...
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Poorly Designed Roads Bring About Pedestrian Deaths at Higher Rates

A tragic accident on the Hempstead Turnpike this weekend left a 13 year old girl with Down Syndrome dead. Bryanna Soplin was struck and killed by a minivan while crossing north on Hempstead Turnpike. ...
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Gas! Gas! Gas!

In March 2014, a gas leak in Harlem caused an explosion which collapsed two buildings. The explosion killed eight people and injured seventy others. While the investigation is still underway, the ...
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Was the Tracy Morgan Crash Caused by a Drowsy Driver?

On June 7, 2014 a tractor trailer accident on the New Jersey Turnpike left four people injured and one dead. One of the individuals injured was actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. In the wake of the ...
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School Shooting Prompts the Question: Who's Responsible For Gun Injuries?

On June 10, 2014 a gunman opened fire in an Oregon high school killing one student before committing suicide. According to the Daily News, this marks the 74 th school shooting nationwide since the ...
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Injured on The Job

Over the last six years, the use of temporary workers has increased drastically, particularly among companies that use factories and warehouses. Large companies hire temporary workers for dangerous ...
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