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New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Five For Fighting: When Fans are Physically Assaulted at Hockey Games

Hockey season will soon be underway and many rivalries will be reignited. Here in the New York metropolitan area, three National Hockey League teams — the New York Rangers, the…

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Traumatic brain injury is not necessarily permanent

The human brain can heal and reconfigure itself. Traditional assumptions about brain damage are proving not to be true. Current lines of research show that an injured brain can rewire,…

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Establishing negligence in slip and fall lawsuits can be tricky

Every year, thousands of people suffer injuries due to dangerous conditions on the properties of others in New York. Slip and fall accidents can cause severe injuries that may lead…

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Slip and fall accident leads to lawsuit against pub

A woman in a recent out-of-state case was injured at a pub due to the pub’s alleged negligence. Specifically, a slip and fall on concrete stairs caused the woman to…

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Accident can lead to permanent injuries, death

About six million vehicle accidents occur in the U.S., including in New York, each year. This results in three million accident injuries. Vehicle crashes also lead to the deaths of…

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Mayor Dinkins injures cyclist in hit-and-run accident

A cyclist was recently injured in a serious hit-and-run collision in New York. This accident reportedly occurred earlier this summer when the cyclist was struck by an automobile being driven…

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An overview of slip and fall shopping injuries in New York

When a New York resident thinks of things that might cause an injury, a few examples may come readily to mind. These may include playing sports, getting into a car…

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Teen involved in bicycle accident is in critical condition

Bicycles are a common means of transportation, exercise and recreation all across New York. However, bicycles offer very little in terms of protection against some of the hazards that a…

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Number of Bicycle-Related Fatalities So Far in 2016 Exceeds Last Year’s Count

The recent death of a 78-year-old bicyclist has raised this year’s number of bicycle-related fatalities to 16, which now exceeds last year’s total of 15, according to the New York…

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Proactive Measures You Can Take to Prevent Medical Errors

According to a study released by Johns Hopkins Medicine, fatalities stemming from medical error account for 10 percent of all deaths, making it the third-leading cause of death in the…

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