Entries by NY Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal Injury & Civil Rights: Health Inequalities

Health Inequalities Description: Some deaths are avoidable through preventive interventions or timely health care. Differences in rates of avoidable mortality between population groups reflect differences in people getting the help that they need to address life-threatening health risks and illnesses. Black lives matter in health care. Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks on health inequalities and your […]

Accidents – Major Mistakes to Avoid

Accidents – Major Mistakes to Avoid Description: If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident, suffered minor or major injuries, suffered medical malpractice, or been a victim of police misconduct, you may be entitled to money damages. Sometimes, victims get in their own way of getting the maximum settlement they deserve. […]

Workers’ Compensation: Things the Employees Need to Know

By Leon M. Kelly There are potential hazards associated with working in high-risk occupations (construction labor, heavy machinery operations, electrical powerline installation, etc.) that demand constant physical exertion and/or exposure to chemicals. In such occupations, workers often suffer injuries, have accidents, or become ill from diseases due to overexposure to harmful chemicals. Accidents, injuries, and […]

Your Brain Bounces Around in Your Skull in a Concussion—Preventable?

By Marilyn Silverman There is a frightening plethora of medical conditions that lurk just around the corner and can bombard you with devastating repercussions without any warning. It can be in your home, the street outside your home, your workplace, your car. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to know that to a degree they are preventable? […]

Important Information about Bed Sore Injury Cases

Long-term residents of nursing homes often fall prey to various complications related to a sedentary lifestyle. Their personal health status will often be the defining factor when activity and movement are considered by medical staff. Some of these living situations, however, are less than adequate. Neglect, unfortunately, is a common occurrence and can result in […]

Do You Understand Your Civil Rights? Have You Been Stopped And Frisked?

Under the NYC Human Rights Commission Law, everyone in New York City is protected based on their actual or perceived race, national origin, color, religion, age, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or housing status.  Housing status is related to the kind of place you live—such as a private building, public housing, […]