Entries by NY Personal Injury Attorneys

Time for a Democrat Filibuster! Pass Roe vs. Wade and the Voting Rights Bill

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA 05-03-2022 Protesters holding signs about pro-choice. (Shutterstock) By the evening of Sunday, May 1, the nation was shocked following a leaked document stating that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn a 49-year-old landmark into a state-determined decision. The Roe v. Wade ruling established a constitutional right for women to choose to have […]

Senator Kaplan Passes Resolution Proclaiming April 24-30 as “Crime Victims’ Rights Week” in the State of New York

Photo: Senator Anna M. Kaplan speaks on the resolution from the floor of the New York State Senate on April 26, 2022. ALBANY, NY (April 26, 2022) – Today, the New York State Senate passed a resolution, J.1812, authored by Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-North Hills) to proclaim April 24-30, 2022 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week in the […]

State Budget Negotiations Stall, With Proposed Bail and Trial Changes Still Unresolved

Albany, New York, United States of America – April 26, 2017. New York State Capitol building in Albany, NY. Dating from 1899, the capitol building is part of the Empire State Plaza complex. (Shutterstock) By George Joseph and Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY Albany lawmakers departed the state Capitol Thursday March 31 for a long weekend […]

Black Lives Matter Leaders Purchase $6 Million Property With Donated Funds

By DeMicia Inman, VIBE Leaders of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation national organization have come under criticism for purchasing a million-dollar property using donated funds and allegedly attempting to hide the transaction. New York Magazine reporter Sean Campbell linked a $6 million California home to the organization after Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and […]

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

New York, New York – February 05, 2022: State Attorney General Letitia James Speaks During the Flushing Chinese Business Association Flushing Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Jocelyn E. Strauber today announced their joint efforts to combat wage […]

Immigration Justice is Black Justice

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 1, 2021: Marchers demanding the Biden administration make progress on immigration reform, including TPS head to a rally near the Capitol. March began at Black Lives Matter Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Civil Rights Last month, a crowd rallied outside the White House. Their chants and signs directed a powerful message toward the […]

NYC Needs Control Over Speed Cameras as Traffic Deaths Pile Up, DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez Says

By Clayton Guse, NY Daily News To address a surge of roadway deaths, the city needs control over the cameras that automatically issue speeding tickets, city Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez said Friday March 11. At least 53 people have been killed in New York City car crashes so far in 2022 — the most recorded […]

Why Early Care and Education Policies Must Advance Equity and Protect Civil Rights

By Steven Almazán, Civil Rights As a former graduate of Early Head Start and Head Start programs in Boyle Heights, a neighborhood on the eastside of Los Angeles, I know the tremendous benefits that early childhood education programs had on myself and my family, particularly my mother who immigrated to the United States from México. […]

Bringing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Based on Misdiagnosis

By Linda Nwoke Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to a study carried out by Johns Hopkins University, over 250,000 people die yearly from medical errors and negligence. Additionally, the American Medical Association, every one in three clinicians gets sued at least once throughout their career. Over […]

Immigration Justice is Black Justice

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 1, 2021: Marchers demanding the Biden administration make progress on immigration reform, including TPS head to a rally near the Capitol. March began at Black Lives Matter Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Civil Rights Last month, a crowd rallied outside the White House. Their chants and signs directed a powerful message toward the […]

Maya Wiley to Head The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fund

NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 12, 2021: Former New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley addresses a rally at the National Action Network House of Justice Headquarters in Manhattan. (Shutterstock) By Civil Rights WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights announced today that it and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education […]

Central Park 5 Members Call on New York Lawmakers to Support Wrongful Conviction Bill

New York, NY – September 17, 2021: NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie attends SEIU 32BJ rally on Columbus Circle. (Shutterstock) By Denis Slattery, NY Daily News ALBANY — Members of the Central Park Five are putting legislative leaders on notice over a bill they believe could help free other innocent people from jail. Three members […]