Entries by NY Personal Injury Attorneys

NYC Construction Death Toll Hit 24 in ’22, New Report Finds

Building trades union members held a vigil after construction worker Raúl Tenelema Puli’s was crushed by a scaffold at a Downtown Brooklyn development, Nov. 3, 2022. Credit: George Joseph/THE CITY By Claudia Irizarry Aponte | February 13, 2024 Twenty-four construction workers died on the job in New York City in 2022, according to a new report, up […]

Unaccountable Police Units Are Wrong for Safety

By Jenn Rolnick Borchetta | ACLU Last week, the National Policing Institute, in cooperation with the Department of Justice division on Community Oriented Policing Services, issued guidance to state and local law enforcement agencies on specialized units. NPI’s first recommendation is for law enforcement agencies to question whether they should create specialized units, and there’s an easy […]

Attorney General James Secures $300,000 from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for Failing to Protect Patient Data

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Advertising Tools on Hospital’s Website Tracked Visitors Searching for Doctors or Booking Appointments, in Violation of Federal Law NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today secured $300,000 from The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) for disclosing the health information of individuals who visited their website. An investigation by the Office […]

Malpractice Medical Fraud – What, How and Prevalence

By Linda Nwoke While most doctors and healthcare providers have their patient’s best interests in mind, healthcare fraudsters in the medical industry and patients suffer. A Chicago Tribune report reports that over $50 billion of the $800 billion paid to Medicare and Medicaid for medical services is attributed to Medicare and Medicaid fraud each year. […]

Legal Malpractice Fraud: A Journey from Trust to Betrayal- What, How and Prevalence

By Linda Nwoke The world is full of uncertainties and injustice. Many people find themselves seeking the services of legal professionals for guidance on matters that can shape their future, as they are deemed guardians of people’s rights. Many clients seek the services of an attorney for various reasons ⸺ whether it’s drafting a will […]

7 Signs You Should Contact a Premises Liability Lawyer

If you’ve been injured on another person’s property, you’ll face medical bills, lost wages, and various other costs, not to mention the stress and pain of the experience. If you’re seeking compensation, hiring a good lawyer significantly boosts your likelihood of winning and walking away with a fair settlement. The following are seven clear indications […]

White House AI Executive Order Is Promising First Step, Comprehensive Legislation Is Still Needed

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement about the White House Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence (AI): “Artificial Intelligence is here and developing at gale force speed compared to the glacial pace of government oversight. AI has promise for improving lives and society, […]

The Leadership Conference Statement on Beginning of New Supreme Court Term

By Patrick McNeil | October 2, 2023 WASHINGTON — Jesselyn McCurdy, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement as the U.S. Supreme Court begins its 2023-24 term: “Following a Supreme Court term that included the rollback of affirmative action in higher education, student loan debt […]

Attorney General James, The Legal Aid Society, and NYCLU Announce Agreement with NYPD to Reform Policing of Protests

NYPD Required to Change its Response to Protests in New York City, Stop ‘Kettling’ and Other Excessive Use of Force Practices, and Improve Treatment of Members of the Press Settlement Resolves AG, Legal Aid, NYCLU, and Private Lawsuits Against NYPD for its Response to 2020 Racial Justice Protests NEW YORK – New York Attorney General […]