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Governor Cuomo’s 5-Step Plan to Battle the COVID-19 Surge in New York

In early December, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a comprehensive five-step plan in an attempt to mitigate the effects of a COVID-19 surge this winter. Here, the personal injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. outline Governor Cuomo’s five strategies for softening the blow of another surge.    Strategy…
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An Overview of the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

When you receive treatment from a medical professional, you place trust in their ability to relieve your pain or discomfort through medical intervention. But what happens if you suffer at the hands of that medical professional due to negligence? Medical malpractice lawsuits can be complex, and it is important to note state-specific requirements for filing…
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FDA Issues a Class One Recall on Medtronic Catheters

On November 3, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) issued a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, for the Medtronic Rashkind Balloon Septostomy Catheter. The recall follows at least one reported death and two severe injuries sustained by Medtronic catheter users. The catheters are used during surgery to create an atrial…
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Self-Driving Cars and Shuttles: The Future of Navigating New York?

Will autonomous vehicles ever be a viable mode of transportation in the busy city of New York? Below, the auto accident attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. challenge the liability of self-driving cars and trucks, and whether or not they would lead to more or less accidents if adopted in the…
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New York City Distracted Driving Incidents: The Dangers and Your Rights

You do not have to be from New York to know that operating a vehicle in the city can be hectic and stressful; the volume of vehicles navigating the city grid, and pushing the limits of the rules of the road, are enough to cause accidents to begin with. Add in those drivers who are…
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