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New York City Personal Injury Attorney Blog

A running commentary on legal developments as they occur in state statutes, municipal laws and legal decisions in the trial and appellate courts throughout New York City and beyond.

Queens Crane Accident Kills 2 Workers

By Leandros Vrionedes |

An accident on a job site in the Briarwood neighborhood of Queens has left two workers dead. The reason for the accident is still under investigation, but preliminary results appear to point to equipment failure as the cause. The accident occurred mid-day on November 22, 2016. A crane was hoisting a 6,500 lb. I-beam,… Read More »

Appellate Division Case Asks Whether Doctor Had Continuing Responsibility for Patient’s Condition

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Doctors owe a duty to provide reasonable medical care and advice to their patients that follows established good practice in their field or specialty. If care or advice fails to comport with established good practices and the patient suffers as a result, that doctor will be responsible for the patient’s worsened condition. Should that… Read More »

Lane-Drift Accidents Often Tied to Driver Disability and Distraction

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Driving next to someone who slowly creeps over into the neighboring lane can be frightening. It’s difficult to know whether that driver is intoxicated, nodding off, or simply not paying attention to the road. A recent study examined the causes of so-called lane-drift car accidents, and the role that incapacity, distraction, or intoxication played… Read More »

Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Doctor in Malpractice Action

By Leandros Vrionedes |

The highest court in New York State, the Court of Appeals, recently considered a medical malpractice case looking at whether or not a lower court was correct in dismissing the claims of an injured patient. The justices concluded that the Appellate Division had been wrong to grant a summary judgment motion in favor of… Read More »

Appellate Division Allows Claim for Nursing Home Fall Victim to Move to Trial

By Leandros Vrionedes |

In an opinion recently issued by the New York Appellate Division, the court reversed a trial judge’s decision and permitted a lawsuit for a nursing home’s negligence to move forward to trial. The case, titled Petralia v. Glenhaven Health Care Org., centered on an 88-year-old woman suffering from dementia who had become a resident… Read More »