Posts Tagged ‘NYC Attorneys’

A New Study Shows That Tort Reform Has Failed

  • March 6, 2015
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You may remember that back in January, I wrote a couple of posts about tort reform (if you missed them, you can find them here & here); to briefly recap, tort reformists claim that by capping compensation payouts, insurance premiums…

Seatbelt Safety Lessons We Can Learn From Bob Simon’s Death

  • February 13, 2015
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On February 11th, one of America’s best-loved and most respected journalists, 60 minutes reporter and veteran war correspondent, Bob Simon, was tragically killed when the livery cab he was a passenger in crashed on New York City’s West Side Highway….

New York Nursing Homes Are Taking Over Control Of Residents’ Money

  • January 23, 2015
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A little-known but worrying aspect of care for the elderly in New York is that nursing homes can, and do, file for guardianship of incapacitated residents, gaining control of their finances. If a nursing home believes that someone in their…

Tort Reform – Do We Need It? Pt. 2

  • January 16, 2015
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Last week I wrote about how tort reform is preventing victims receiving justice and fair compensation, and also how companies, such as GM, are getting away with shirking their responsibilities toward consumers. This week, I’d like to continue by looking…

Tort Reform – Do We Need It? Pt. 1

  • January 9, 2015
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In 2006, 18-year-old Wisconsin Natasha Weigel and her friend, Amy Rademaker, were killed when Weigel’s car swerved off the road, and crashed into some trees. However, a fault with the ignition meant it had momentarily switched off, thus leaving the…

New York – The Shocking State of Nursing Homes

  • December 19, 2014
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At this time of year, perhaps more than any other, we want to be confident that the people whom we have charged with caring for our elderly relatives are doing their job properly; unfortunately, for many people, this simply is…

Slip And Fall Accidents: Tips For Staying Safe During The Holidays

  • December 5, 2014
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Although slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, and at any time, when there’s ice involved, suddenly there’s the potential for falls to become rather more serious. Slip and fall stats According to the CDC, slip and fall is the…

How To Avoid Black Friday Shopping Injuries

  • November 28, 2014
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Are you among the thousands of shoppers who will be out bargain-hunting today? If so, you’d do well to take note of the top five injuries that people can, and do, sustain during the holiday shopping season. Mention shopping-related injuries,…

What Happens If You Have An Accident At A Big Box Store?

  • November 21, 2014
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As full of bargains as big box stores such as Sam’s Club, BJ’s, Costco et al are, they can also be full of hazards, especially if the store’s management isn’t as on the ball regarding safety as they should be,…

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