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Trip and fall resulting in fractured hip and wrist settles for $750,000

Personal injury attorney, Steve Fils-Aime, Esq., recently settled a lawsuit arising out of a trip and fall incident. The client, an elderly grandmother, had traveled to the defendant’s premises, a supermarket, to go grocery shopping with her husband. While entering the supermarket, the client tripped and fell on a broken portion of the curb attached…

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Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of Injured Firefighter

A New York City Firefighter broke his leg when he fell down a staircase during firefighting operations at one of the Co-Op City buildings in the Bronx.  As he started to fall, he reached out to grab for a handrail he expected to be on his right but there was no handrail on that side…

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Failure To Check Patient’s Name And Date Of Birth Results In Death And A $550,000.00 Settlement

Medical Malpractice attorney, Elizabeth Montesano, Esq., represented the four adult children of a 54-year-old man who died because of an egregious medical error when two different medical facilities failed to confirm his identity before administering an unnecessary dialysis treatment. Despite a number of medical conditions, the decedent maintained an independent and active lifestyle and was…

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SPBMC Settles Lead Poisoning Case For $1.2 Million

Liza Milgrim, Esq recently settled the case of a young woman who was exposed to dangerous levels of lead as a child.  The three-year-old girl, whose blood lead level spiked to 58 at one point, was poisoned while she resided in a Manhattan apartment.  The child had to endure two years of exposure- during which…

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LEAD PAINT POISONING – A HEALTH RISK NOT LIMITED TO THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY

The recent controversy involving New York City Housing Authority developments has placed lead paint poisoning back at the forefront of public attention.  However, lead paint exposure is still a prevalent concern for young children living in any older home or apartment. While lead-based paints were banned for use over 35 years ago, leaded paint that…

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