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June 25, 2014
New Yorkers hoping for a mild winter may not realize that warmer winter weather brings with it an increase in certain motor vehicle accidents. For instance, collisions with deer on the nation's highways have gone up significantly as a result of milder winter temperatures. According to State Farm... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
January 26, 2014
Metro North Railroad: If you are injured as a result of the negligence of Metro North Railroad, is it necessary to serve the railroad with a formal Notice Of Claim under the New York Public Authorities Law.  The answer is no.  HOWEVER, BEWARE because it is still necessary to put the railroad on... Read More
November 05, 2013
Car Accidents:  Courts are frequently asked to set aside jury verdicts on the grounds that the damages awarded are "shockingly high" or, less frequently, "shockingly low."  In this First Department appeals court decision, the appellate court determined that the victim was not conscious long enough... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
August 25, 2013
DeQuervain's Tendinitis (De Quervain's Tendinosis) occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted. The word "tendinitis" refers to a swelling of the tendons. Thickening of the tendons can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb side of the wrist. This is... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
August 25, 2013
Trigger Finger:  Trigger finger limits finger movement. When you try to straighten your finger, it will lock or catch before popping out straight. Trigger finger is a condition that affects the tendons in your fingers or thumb. The tendon sheath attaches to the finger bones and keeps the flexor... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
June 15, 2013
Detached Retina - This is the second part of a two-part blog series on detached retina injury. Diagnosis: Retinal detachment can be examined by fundus photography or ophthalmography. Fundus photography generally needs a considerably larger instrument than ophthalmography, but has the advantage of... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
June 15, 2013
Detached Retina: This is the first part in a two-part blog series on detached retina injury.   The retina is a thin layer of light sensitive tissue on the back wall of the eye. The optical system of the eye focuses light on the retina much like light is focused on the film or sensor in a camera.... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
April 28, 2013
Hip Fractures: This is the second part of a two-part blog series on hip fractures.   Treatment Nails, screws, and rods are used in some conditions of intertrochanteric fracture for fixation, Internal fixation means fixing the fracture (break in the bone) using devices to hold the bone in place... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
April 28, 2013
Hip Fractures:  This is the first part of a two-part blog series on hip fractures. Intertrochanteic hip fractures are the most common type of hip fracture. "Intertrochanteric" is defined as occurring between the trochanters of the femur. Specifically it's the line located on the anterior side of... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
April 13, 2013
Slip, Trip and Fall Injury: Property owner liability for slip, trip an fall injuries is not absolute.  Property owners must be allowed a reasonable amount of time to remove hazardous conditions resulting from a storm.  However, the property owner cannot rely on the "storm in progress" regardless of... Read More
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