Entries by NY Personal Injury Attorneys

Understanding the Crucial Differences: Personal Injury Lawyers vs. Ambulance Chasers. A Must-Read for Accident Victims

Personal injury lawyers often find themselves unfairly tarnished by the same brush as ambulance chasers despite their vast differences. While ambulance chasers may exploit the vulnerability of accident victims for their gain, reputable personal injury lawyers uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism, prioritizing their clients’ well-being above all else. For accident victims, who […]

Major Organizations and Community Leaders Applaud Passage of Legislation to Protect Children Online

Unions, Community Groups, and Advocates Praise Legislation Advanced by AG James That Will Limit Social Media Features Harmful to Teen Mental Health, Prevent Collection of Children’s Personal Data NEW YORK – After two bills that will help protect children online and which were advanced by New York Attorney General James, sponsored by Senator Gounardes and […]

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Grants Pardon to Ex-Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Black Lives Matter Protester

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Controversial Decision Draws Criticism and Praise Across the Nation By Chris Tobias In a move that has ignited a firestorm of debate and emotion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has granted a pardon to Daniel Perry, a former Army sergeant convicted of killing a Black Lives Matter protester in Austin […]

Should You File a Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit? Exploring the Pros and Cons

Slip-and-fall accidents are a common occurrence, and they can result in significant injuries ranging from minor bruises to severe fractures. If you’ve experienced a slip-and-fall incident on someone else’s property, consider filing a lawsuit to seek compensation for your injuries and related expenses. However, before embarking on the legal process, carefully weigh the pros and […]

NCLA Suit Fights DOL’s Unlawful Undermining of Longstanding Wage and Overtime Exemption

Washington, DC (June 4, 2024) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a Complaint challenging an unconstitutional new rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) that sets a salary standard for determining whether “white collar” employees are exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime requirements. The new regulation prevents employers, including countless small businesses, from […]

Attorney General James and Coalition of 13 AGs Call for DOJ Investigation into Murder of Garrett Foster Following Texas Pardon

Attorney General Letitia James. Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and a coalition of 13 attorneys general today urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to open a civil rights investigation into the July 2020 murder of Garrett Foster, who was protesting racial injustice when he […]

Hiring the Right Personal Injury Attorney

When life throws unexpected challenges, it’s a relief to know that there are professionals who can help us navigate the legal complexities that often accompany personal injury cases. Personal injury attorneys are specialists in the field of law dedicated to providing support to individuals who have suffered physical or psychological harm due to the negligence […]

Memorial Day Weekend: The Deadly Mix of Drinking and Driving

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, many people across the United States eagerly anticipate the start of summer with barbecues, beach outings, and road trips. However, amidst the festivities, it’s crucial to remember the dangers associated with drinking and driving, especially during this holiday weekend. Memorial Day weekend often sees an increase in alcohol-related accidents and […]

Seventy Years After Brown, Our Work to Advance Equal Justice Continues

Editorial credit: mark reinstein / Shutterstock.com By Leslie Proll On this 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, we pause to celebrate the extraordinary and enduring significance of this groundbreaking decision — but also to recognize that much of its promise of equality remains unfilled. Although we have made enormous strides in our collective […]

Understanding Your Rights: What Are the Sexual Orientation Discrimination Laws in New York?

Navigating the legal landscape can be challenging, mainly concerning personal rights and protections. How are individuals protected under New York’s sexual orientation discrimination laws in employment, housing, and public accommodations? This article will provide a comprehensive overview of federal and state legal protections, detailing the scope and enforcement mechanisms that safeguard individuals against discrimination based […]

Should I Hire a Workers’ Comp Attorney, or Can I Handle My Own Case? Understanding Work-Related Injuries in New York

If you’ve recently suffered from a work-related injury or illness in New York, it’s crucial to understand the workers’ compensation process. This knowledge will help you navigate the system, whether you decide to hire a workers’ compensation attorney or handle the case on your own. The decision to hire an attorney is significant and depends […]

Birth Injury Statistics – Understanding Your and Your Child’s Risk

Birth injuries are a distressing reality for many families, affecting both the newborn and their parents for years to come. As a malpractice lawyer specializing in these cases, I’ve seen firsthand the devastating impact that birth injuries can have on families. Understanding the common types of birth injuries and their causes is crucial for parents who are […]

How Federal Agencies Are Working to Advance Important Civil Rights Protections

By The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights The Biden administration recently finalized a number of regulations and issued critical guidance that have important implications for communities across the nation. These include regulations and guidance interpreting and enforcing landmark civil rights laws and protections that were top priorities for The Leadership Conference on Civil […]