Monthly Archives: March 2015

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Recent NYC taxi cab accidents leave 2 dead and several injured

Many sites and sounds are unique to New York City. Among the sites that are readily associated with the city are the thousands of yellow taxi cabs that transport New…

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Tylenol settles for $25 million for manufacturing contaminated children’s medication

McNeill PPC Incorporated, the maker of Tylenol and a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, recently pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor concerning the manufacturing and sale of contaminated children’s medication.…

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Shark Recalls Motorcycle Helmets for Not Complying with Safety Standards

With the weather getting warmer, many people like to spend time outdoors. This also means many more motorcycles are on the road. As a motorcyclist, safety is imperative. New York…

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Is your landlord negligent in contributing to your injuries?

Throughout New York City, millions of residents live in apartment buildings. While many landlords are responsible and law-abiding; there are some that fail to provide for the health and safety…

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Spring Bicycle Safety Tips

As the spring season approaches and the weather begins to warm up, many people like to bicycle for exercise and recreation. Here at Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP, we would…

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The Truth about the McDonald’s Coffee Burn Case

By Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP, Esq. It has been 22 years since Stella Liebeck accidentally poured boiling hot McDonald’s coffee on her lap and got burned, and still not…

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Should we continue to push for tougher traffic laws in NYC?

Mayor de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative is a frequent topic of discussion in the media and on this blog. It is perhaps the most comprehensive and ambitious traffic safety plan…

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NYC apartment tenants sue landlord for dangerous lead exposure

There are countless renters in New York who have problems with their landlords. Many of these complaints have to do with maintenance requests and repairs that take too long to…

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Fatal East Harlem explosion occurred one year ago this week

New Yorkers are used to an ever-changing city. Usually such changes are planned and positive, but not always. As an example of the latter, this week marks the one-year anniversary…

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“Vision Zero Great Streets” Aims to Make City Streets Safer for Pedestrians

Mayor de Blasio announced his “Great Streets” initiative program at a City Council transportation committee budget hearing on Thursday, March 5. As part of the “Vision Zero” project, the program…

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