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4 Common Causes of Fatal Car Accidents

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 90 fatalities occur due to car accidents on American roads every day. In addition to the drivers and passengers who lose their lives in such accidents, many more are left with lifelong injuries, chronic pain, or serious disabilities. Here’s a look at some of the most … Read more 4 Common Causes of Fatal Car Accidents

Leav & Steinberg LLP Welcomes Two New Personal Injury Associates

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The team at Leav & Steinberg LLP proudly announces the addition of two new associate attorneys specializing in personal injury law, Robert Rose and Stephen Chyi. Meet Robert L. Rose As an associate attorney specializing in litigation, Mr. Rose is devoted to obtaining justice for his clients following a personal injury. He holds extensive experience … Read more Leav & Steinberg LLP Welcomes Two New Personal Injury Associates

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

Should You Hire a Transportation Lawyer in NYC?

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Transportation in New York is one of the most comprehensive and complex systems worldwide. With plenty of options for getting around the city, most New Yorkers take pride in the efficiencies and conveniences that the transportation system provides. Whether you take the bus, subway, cycle, ferry, or use your personal motor vehicle, most of these … Read more Should You Hire a Transportation Lawyer in NYC?

A Beginner’s Guide to Bicycle Traffic Laws in New York

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Bicycles are a fun and inexpensive way to travel. For those who choose to travel by bike, it’s essential to understand traffic laws, especially if you are involved in a transportation accident. Learn more about New York traffic laws from the team at Leav & Steinberg LLP. Is a Bicycle Considered a Vehicle under Traffic … Read more A Beginner’s Guide to Bicycle Traffic Laws in New York

What Is Considered Negligence in a Nursing Home?

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Nursing home neglect is a terrible but all-too-common problem in the United States. Physical and emotional health problems may arise because of nursing home patients not receiving adequate care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nursing home neglect occurs when a facility fails to meet an older person’s basic needs. Among these … Read more What Is Considered Negligence in a Nursing Home?

4 Main Causes of Construction Accidents

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Those who work in construction know that every day can come with a new set of risks. From working on top of buildings to operating dangerous machinery, working in construction brings a set of risks that many other professions don’t have to worry about. Working with heavy machinery can often lead to accidents and injuries … Read more 4 Main Causes of Construction Accidents

Latest CoolSculpting Lawsuit Exposes Dangers of This “Cosmetic” Procedure

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In the news: Linda Evangelista, a well-known supermodel, says she has filed suit against Zeltiq, a subsidiary of Allergan, over her unfortunate disfigurement while undergoing the CoolSculpting procedure. Evangelista was apparently stricken by a known side effect of CoolsSculpting known as PAH (Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia), a condition in which the fat cells intended to be … Read more Latest CoolSculpting Lawsuit Exposes Dangers of This “Cosmetic” Procedure

What Are the Most Common Premises Liability Claims?

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Premises liability is a broad area of the law that covers things like slip and falls and other accidents because a property owner fails to maintain their property efficiently. If you are a New York resident, landlord, or business owner, you should understand how premises liability in New York works. Many situations may give rise … Read more What Are the Most Common Premises Liability Claims?

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Sings and Repercussions

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Nursing home abuse and neglect is a significant problem in the United States. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that more than 1 in 10 nursing home residents suffer abuse or neglect. Nursing home abuse and neglect can happen in many different ways, including verbal, physical, sexual, financial, and emotional abuse. No … Read more Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Sings and Repercussions