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March 10, 2017

NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses AAA Drowsy Driving Study

If you’re like most people, you could probably use a little more sleep. What you may not realize is that going without the sleep you need can dramatically increase your risk of being involved in a serious auto accident. According to a recent study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, sleep deprivation is on the rise — and it’s a serious risk on the road. Key Takeaways from...
NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses AAA Drowsy Driving Study
March 09, 2017

Manhattan Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Drugged Driving And The Elderly

Most people are well aware that drinking and driving is dangerous and irresponsible. The reality is that any substance that impairs your thinking, concentration, or reaction time behind the wheel is potentially hazardous. This means that drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter, can be just as deadly as drinking alcohol before hitting the road. Although “drugged driving” is dangero...
Manhattan Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Drugged Driving And The Elderly
March 07, 2017

Defective Products Lawyer Discusses FDA Takes Action On Exploding E-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes — or e-cigarettes — have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among young people. According to a surgeon general’s report, e-cigarette use among U.S. high school students increased by a staggering 900 percent between 2011 and 2015. As reported by NBC News, these high tech alternatives to traditional cigarettes are often marketed as a “safer” way to...
Defective Products Lawyer Discusses FDA Takes Action On Exploding E-cigarettes
December 19, 2016

PetSmart Agrees To $4.25 Million Penalty In Defective Fish Bowl Case

Most people don’t think of fish bowls when they imagine a dangerous product. However, a recent penalty assessed against pet product retailer PetSmart demonstrates why it’s important for all manufacturers and retailers to follow the law when it comes to keeping dangerous products off their shelves. According to a press release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), PetSmart ha...
PetSmart Agrees To $4.25 Million Penalty In Defective Fish Bowl Case
December 15, 2016

New York Police Brutality - Woman Injured In Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

One of the founding principles of our democracy is the freedom to assemble. When citizens don’t agree with proposed actions of the government, they have a Constitutional right to protest peaceably. As you might expect, the definition of “peaceably” has often been the subject of intense debate. Throughout American history, many groups have engaged in protests and even acts of civil disobed...
New York Police Brutality - Woman Injured In Dakota Access Pipeline Protest
December 12, 2016

India Train Derailment Claims More Than 140 Lives

A recent train derailment in India has killed over 140 people and injured almost 170 others. The train, which was carrying 1,700 passengers, was traveling a regular route between Indore, a city in the central part of the country, and Patna, a city in the northeast. The derailment occurred near Kanpur, about halfway through the trip. As reported by CNN, 14 of the train’s 23 cars derailed. ...
India Train Derailment Claims More Than 140 Lives
December 07, 2016

Is Driving Tired Just as Bad as Driving Drunk?

If you’re like one-third of the population, you don’t get enough sleep at night. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults is sleep-deprived. The National Sleep Foundation says that the average adult under age 65 should get between seven and nine hours of sleep per night.   Besides making people irritable and less productive, tiredness...
Is Driving Tired Just as Bad as Driving Drunk?
December 05, 2016

New York Product Liability Lawyer Explains -The Deadliest Consumer Products

Most people rely on dozens of consumer products every day to make their lives easier and more enjoyable. From the toothpaste you use in the morning to the smartphone in your pocket, you probably touch and handle consumer products more often than you realize. Despite federal laws that require manufactures to follow strict rules regarding the testing and safety of their products, unsafe and...
New York Product Liability Lawyer Explains -The Deadliest Consumer Products
November 17, 2016

Is Thanksgiving a Dangerous Time for Travel?

As Thanksgiving approaches, most people start making plans to celebrate with their loved ones or perhaps squeeze in one last vacation for the year. As you prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s important to stay safe — especially if your plans include road travel. As New York City auto accident lawyers, we help people who have been hurt in serious motor vehicle accidents. If you have ...
Is Thanksgiving a Dangerous Time for Travel?
November 15, 2016

New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident

According to a study published by the American Medical Association, injuries among cyclists have jumped sharply, especially among people over age 45. Between 1998 and 2013, bicycle injuries increased by 28 percent, and hospitalizations for bicycle accident injuries rose by a staggering 120 percent. Most people don’t think “catastrophic injury” when they think of a bicycle accident. Howeve...
New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident