Addiction is a disease like any other. And since you wouldn’t blame healthcare providers for a condition like diabetes or cancer, you might not think to blame them for a substance use disorder. When it comes to opiate addiction, though, there are scenarios in which the prescribing doctors actually are liable. Prescription opioids are powerful [...]
Consumers trust they are getting what they pay for. Generally, thanks to American ingenuity, this is usually the case. Unfortunately, both domestic and foreign-made products injure thousands of Americans every year. If you paid for a product and were injured as a result, you are understandably angry. Not only were you injured, but you feel [...]
Almost everyone in New York City is exposed to some type of toxic chemical at one point or another, if not every day. A toxic tort is a legal claim for any damage caused by exposure to a harmful substance. If you have been exposed to toxic chemicals and are now suffering from their side-effects, [...]
It goes without saying that a sudden injury or death in the family is a traumatic experience. Reaching out to loved ones for empathy and support may help to mitigate the depression and worry that tend to accompany such a tragic event; however, if you use social media to do so, your posts might become [...]
Almost everyone puts their lives in the hands of their doctor. Whether it's a simple infection or an invasive surgery, people trust that doctors will have their best interests in mind. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you believe you were injured or your condition has worsened because a doctor did not take [...]
On Friday, July 26, The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny attended the New York Mets baseball game versus the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field in Queens, New York. The firm hosted 100 underprivileged children who enjoyed the winning game, even receiving a shoutout on the big screen from the team.