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Exposure to Contaminated Camp Lejeune Water: The Neurobehavioral Effects

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Existing for over three decades, the water contamination at Camp Lejeune has exposed as many as 1,000,000 veterans, their family members, and civilians to serious health risks. Among these risks include several presumed neurobehavioral effects, damaging how the nervous system works and leading to a range of emotional, behavioral, and learning problems. If you’ve served … Read more Exposure to Contaminated Camp Lejeune Water: The Neurobehavioral Effects

Understanding Police Brutality: Knowing Your Rights and Beyond

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Incidences of police misconduct in the United States are unfortunately common. Legal claims of police brutality can have a significant impact on the outcomes of court cases and public opinions toward law enforcement and the justice system, so it’s important to understand the full scope of the problem and how your rights may be affected. … Read more Understanding Police Brutality: Knowing Your Rights and Beyond

Personal Injury 101: General Liability Vs. Premises Liability

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From slips on a store’s newly polished floor to dog bites caused by loose animals roaming the neighborhood, accidental injuries on someone else’s property occur every day in the Empire City. In fact, according to a New York City annual claims report, 15,553 personal injury claims were filed in the fiscal year of 2020, with … Read more Personal Injury 101: General Liability Vs. Premises Liability

Leav & Steinberg Welcomes New Summer Intern

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Why I Want to Work at Leav & Steinberg This summer, I chose to intern with Leav & Steinberg to gain exposure in the legal field! I am currently a rising senior at Duke University majoring in Mechanical Engineering planning on going to law school. Although engineering seems like a wide leap from the field … Read more Leav & Steinberg Welcomes New Summer Intern

General Liability Insurance Requirements for New York Construction Projects

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Before starting your New York construction project, you should become familiar with the state’s general liability insurance requirements. These lengthy – and often complex – stipulations not only detail how much coverage you’ll need but also set forth the basic terms to follow to stay covered against any personal injuries that occur on your project … Read more General Liability Insurance Requirements for New York Construction Projects

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act Explained by Trusted New York Attorneys

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 is ready to be passed into law, and if you or a family member were impacted by the water contamination at Camp Lejeune at any time from 1953 to 1987, you should not hesitate to get financial relief. Contact Leav & Steinberg, LLP at (212) 766-5222 immediately to … Read more The Camp Lejeune Justice Act Explained by Trusted New York Attorneys

How Are Damages Assessed in Personal Injury Cases?

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Any number of situations can warrant a personal injury case – including car and transportation accidents, instances of negligence, product defects, and medical malpractice. While every case is different, New York law ensures that injured parties can seek monetary compensation to assist with medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and even non-economic losses, such as … Read more How Are Damages Assessed in Personal Injury Cases?

Medical Malpractice: What You Need to Know

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According to a study done by Bal Alarm Medical, New York has the most medical malpractice lawsuits per capita in America. With medical malpractice being a far too common occurrence in the Empire State, it’s important to have at least a basic understanding of what it entails. Medical malpractice is when a hospital, doctor, or … Read more Medical Malpractice: What You Need to Know