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New York Construction Accident Lawyer Assisting Plaintiffs With Scaffolding Injuries Working at heights can be incredibly dangerous, and falls from heights are a common cause of serious and fatal injuries on New York construction sites. Indeed, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cites falls as the leading cause of deaths on construction sites, noting that falls account for …

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Losing a loved one is tragic under any circumstances, but the loss of a family member because of someone else’s careless behavior can be truly devastating. Under these circumstances, it can feel impossible to even consider the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the at-fault party given the emotional toll of the death. Yet filing a …

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Construction workers face significant hazards at every jobsite, even when an employer or construction company takes all necessary and available safety measures. New York State has recognized that construction work is a dangerous occupation even when safety measures are strictly enforced. As far back as 1885 New York State has been a leader in addressing …

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When you have a medical procedure completed and it does not go as planned, you may be wondering if you should think about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Generally speaking, the fact that a procedure was unsuccessful does not necessarily mean that the healthcare provider committed malpractice. However, an unsuccessful procedure can be the result …

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Uses of medical records can seem vague or unclear to many patients, especially when they have never actually looked at their own medical records themselves. The way in which healthcare providers obtain information from medical records, and the process by which physicians and specialists have access to a particular patient’s medical record can also be …

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As a New York medical malpractice and personal injury law firm, we have received many inquiries as to how the coronavirus outbreak might impact lawsuits.  I want to share some of my thoughts on how the coronavirus could have an impact on your potential legal claim and why you need to contact our firm right …

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Medical malpractice cases turn on key facts, such as what treatment a doctor ordered and what information the doctor knew at the time of diagnosis or treatment. Often, it is difficult to piece together what happened after the fact, so medical records serve a vital purpose. By analyzing records, attorneys and others can reconstruct what …

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Doctors make mistakes, and one common situation involves making a wrong diagnosis. A patient might show up at the emergency room with signs of measles, but the doctor doesn’t correctly identify the disease either because of carelessness, inexperience, or lack of skill. Sometimes a diagnosis is correct but is delayed for various reasons. Any delay …

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