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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.

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Claim against Physician’s Assistant Based on Botched Spinal Surgery Dismissed

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Doctors aren’t the only medical professionals who can face malpractice claims based on poorly-executed medical care or procedures. Nurses, physician’s assistants, and other hospital staff are also held to a legal standard of providing patient care that meets the standard for medical care in their field, and they may be financially liable when that… Read More »

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New York City Department of Buildings Finalizes Training Requirements for City’s Construction Workers

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Two months after the law entered into effect, the NYC Department of Buildings has announced the finalized version of a law mandating training for the city’s construction workers. Read on to learn more about the new law and what it means for those working in New York’s construction industry, and contact a seasoned Manhattan… Read More »

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Appellate Division Outlines Limits of Protections Afforded Workers under New York’s Scaffold Law

By Leandros Vrionedes |

In a recent Appellate Division opinion, Garbett v. Wappingers Central School District, the court ruled that an injured worker’s claims based on injuries suffered from a falling boiler component did not clearly fall under the protections of New York’s scaffold law, Labor Law § 240(1). Nevertheless, the judges, based in the Second Department and… Read More »

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Texting Behind the Wheel Grows, despite Laws and Dangers

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Texting and driving has been blamed by many experts as the reason for the rise in roadway deaths in recent years. Many states have responded to the threat of distracted driving by enacting laws that make it illegal to text or otherwise use a cell phone while driving. Unfortunately, neither safety warnings nor laws… Read More »

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Claim against Driver in Three-Car Pileup Moves Forward

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Rear-end crashes in New York are presumed to be the fault of the rear driver. By that same logic, when a New York crash involves three cars, the rear-most driver is assumed to be responsible for the chain-reaction crash. That said, courts will not ignore evidence that a front or middle car involved in… Read More »