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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination: Diseases
A number of reports uncovered a troubling secret: Water sources at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune were contaminated with toxic chemicals. Veterans and others who were stationed at the Camp may have grounds to sue the federal government for damages based on contracting an illness tied to the water contamination. Read on… Read More »
Can I Sue My Employer After Getting Hurt on a NY Construction Site?
Construction sites are dangerous. New York law includes several special protections for construction workers in order to account for the added dangers. Under most circumstances, however, injured construction workers are meant to file claims under the workers’ compensation system. Are there any circumstances under which injured construction workers can file a personal injury lawsuit… Read More »
How to Win a Trip And Fall Case in New York
Trip and fall accidents are dangerous. You can suffer any number of injuries, including broken bones, concussion, hip fracture, spinal cord damage, and traumatic brain injury. If you tripped and fell on someone else’s property because of a hazard on the premises, you could have a claim for damages. In order to win, however,… Read More »
Types of Injuries From a Trip and Fall
Trip and fall accidents are extremely common but no less dangerous for it. If you trip over an uneven floor, a loose wire, a cracked sidewalk, or some other hazard on someone else’s property, you have the right to seek compensation for any harm you’ve suffered as a result. Continue reading for a discussion… Read More »
Who Is Liable For a Trip and Fall in NY?
A trip and fall accident can be painful, debilitating, and dangerous. Trip and fall accidents often lead to head trauma, broken bones, neck injury, broken noses and eye sockets, and other serious injuries. If you trip and fall in New York, who is liable for your medical bills, property damage, and other costs? Read… Read More »
Everything to Know About Trip and Fall Cases in New York
Trip and fall accidents are as common as they are dangerous. When you trip over a hazardous condition on someone else’s property and you are hurt as a result, you have the right to seek compensation. Below, we discuss trip and fall claims and how you can hold the right parties liable for your… Read More »
Symptoms of Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
Reports recently emerged that water sources at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune were contaminated with toxic chemicals for decades. In August 2022, Congress passed the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA), giving military personnel and other residents of Camp Lejeune a right of action to sue based on illnesses or injuries that resulted… Read More »
Trip and Fall vs. Slip and Fall
Although often discussed at the same time, “trip and fall” accidents are not the same as “slip and fall” accidents. Both types of incidents can cause serious injury, and if they happen on someone else’s property, both can lead to liability for the property owner. It’s important to understand the difference, however, in order… Read More »
What to Do After an Uber Accident
If you’ve been hurt in an accident with an Uber, whether you were a passenger in the Uber or driving another car on the road, there are important steps to take to protect your health, your finances, and your rights. Below, we discuss a few of the most important things you should do immediately… Read More »
What Is the Zadroga Act?
James Zadroga was an officer of the New York City Police Department who participated in rescue and recovery operations in the aftermath of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. His death from respiratory disease in 2006 was found to be caused by exposure to dust while working at Ground Zero, underscoring… Read More »