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An Overview of the Cancer Look-Back Bill

October 29, 2019 in
A bill recently signed into law in New York has granted additional protections to retired firefighters who are diagnosed with cancer post-retirement. Here, the General Counsel to the Uniformed Firefighters Association discusses the implications of the bill and how it positively impacts members of...
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What are the New York Laws on Shared Fault?

October 27, 2019 in
Determining who was at fault is a vital element in a personal injury claim. Once liability is assigned, it will typically determine how much each party will be responsible for paying for resulting injuries or property damage. When it comes to fault, New York...
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What If You Miss the Filing Deadline for a Personal Injury Claim in New York?

October 27, 2019 in
The filing deadline created by the New York statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits is critically important. Unfortunately, missing the deadline may leave you without the ability to pursue a claim and be compensated. When a personal injury claim is pursued after the...
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Do New York City EMTs Have a “Duty to Act”?

October 27, 2019 in
While on the clock, New York City Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) have a “duty to act,” which means they are legally obligated to administer care to consenting individuals who are in need of it. However, like most states, New York does not have a...
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Do You Know Who is Taking Care of You in the Hospital? Part Two

October 24, 2019 in
For years, hospitals and medical centers have attempted to limit their financial exposure for the medical malpractice of the professionals who work within their facility. They have attempted to do this by contracting with third-party professional corporations, sometimes local and at other times national...
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