Archive for January 2021
An Overview of Negligence in Car Accidents: When You May Be Held Liable
Millions of car accidents occur each year in the U.S. as a result of negligence, meaning one or more drivers behaved in such a careless manner behind the wheel that it led to a crash. One of the biggest causes of motor vehicle accidents is a lack of awareness of one’s surroundings and a lack…Read More
Why Do Surgical Errors Occur?
Surgical errors can occur for a variety of reasons, whether due to inadequate preoperative planning, lack of communication or even a technical error. What are Surgical Errors? A surgical error can be defined as an injury caused by a mistake made during a surgical procedure, that is not a known risk of the…Read More
Firm Partner Eric Schwarz Obtains $2.15 Million Settlement for Victim in Labor Law Case
On Jan. 15, 2021, Eric Schwarz reached a $2.15 million settlement for a client who was injured in a construction accident when ejected from a transport vehicle traveling in a subterranean tunnel. Journeyman Operating Engineer Injured When Transport Vehicle Flipped In Subterranean Tunnel A then 35-year-old journeyman operating engineer was injured in an accident…Read More
The Safety of Electric Scooters on New York City Streets
Electric scooters were made legal on November 23rd, 2020 as an alternative means for traversing New York City. While they may pose as a convenient and accessible way to travel in lieu of a vehicle, many are questioning the efficacy of this mode of transportation in safely navigating one of the busiest cities in the…Read More
Can I Take Legal Action if I Suffer a Burn Injury in the Workplace?
The range of burn injuries that can occur in the workplace can range from mild to severe. While some workers are placed at risk for obtaining burns moreso than others, such as firefighters and electricians, unsafe premises can put workers spanning a wide range of careers at risk for suffering a burn injury. Here, the…Read More