Archive for August 2021
Injured Troops Can Now File Medical Malpractice Claims Against the U.S. Military
Since 1950, U.S. military personnel have been barred from seeking compensation against the U.S. military for medical malpractice claims no matter how negligent the treatment and how unfortunate the injuries. However, legislation passed by Congress now permits service members to file Administrative claims for medical malpractice. Below, the experienced New York personal injury attorneys at…Read More
What Are My Rights as a Volunteer Firefighter?
Volunteer firefighters take great risks to keep our community safe. Even though their jobs may come with a higher risk of danger than others, volunteer firefighters are still entitled to a certain level of safety while working. Below, the firefighter injury lawyers at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. outline current regulations put…Read More
New York City Construction Death Toll Continues to Rise
In March, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released its annual construction fatality report. The report found that construction fatalities in New York City increased for the third year in a row. Below, the experienced New York City Personal Injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas + Cannavo P.C. further…Read More
How Long Does it Take to Obtain Aid From the Victim Compensation Fund?
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) was created to provide compensation for individuals or personal representatives of deceased individuals who have been diagnosed with a 9/11-related illness. Here, the experienced New York personal injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. further explain who is eligible for aid from the VCF…Read More
SPBMCC Partner Eric Schwarz Obtains Settlement For Victim in Labor Law Accident
On June 2, 2021, SPBMCC Partner Eric Schwarz obtained a $625,000 settlement on behalf of a labor foreman who was injured on the job at a five-story school building. Labor Foreman Falls Into Unguarded Grease Pit While on the Job At the time of the incident, the plaintiff was a 53-year-old, married labor…Read More