Slip and Fall Liability in New York

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, you may be reeling from the costs associated with the accident.  In addition to medical bills, perhaps you are unable to work and are looking at a lengthy period away from your job. What recourse do you have if the […]

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Private Garbage Collection Companies Are Putting Their Workers at Risk

Who would guess that sanitation work is the fifth-deadliest job in this country?  That’s right, sanitation workers are at a greater risk of being killed than even law enforcement officers and firefighters. The statistics are alarming:  one worker dies in the waste industry every week in America. Over 80 percent of them work for private[…..]

Bicycling or Walking in New York City

44 percent.  That’s the increase in the number of bicycle fatalities in New York City from 2016 to 2017.  In just the first half of 2016, well over 7,000 cyclists and pedestrians were injured in traffic incidents throughout the city.  Nationwide, a pedestrian is killed every 1.5 hours somewhere in the country. If you or[…..]

Beware of Xarelto

While the use and treatment of some FDA-approved drugs can cause serious side effects, it is important that the public become aware of products whose side effects may be worse than originally expected. One of these products is an anticoagulant known as Xarelto. Approved in 2011, Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is one of the newest blood thinners[…..]