Personal Injury

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New York Laws Addresses Furniture Safety and Injury Prevention in Childcare Facilities

Legislation Will Require Daycares to Take Steps toward Preventing Infant Injuries Caused by Dangerous Products  Many parents and caregivers know… Read More

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More Companies Could be Using Social Media to Warn About Product Recalls

New Survey Says Companies are Not Doing Enough to Alert Customers About Product Recalls and Injury Risks  When companies issue… Read More

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NYPD Traffic Reports Highlight the Main Causes of Car-Crash Injuries in New York City

Learn more about the common causes of injuries during car crashes and ways to stay safe this fall in New… Read More

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Daycare Centers Still Using Defective Child Products

Recalled Inclined Sleepers Being Used by Daycare Centers, Posing Child Injury Risks  Many parents with infants may know that the… Read More

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New Study Says Red Light Cameras Do Not Always Prevent Crashes

Red Light Cameras May Increase the Risk of Car Accidents in Some New York Areas  Do red light cameras actually… Read More

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Consumer Products and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids

New Research Links Most TBIs in Kids to Common Consumer Products Are some common products in your home putting your… Read More

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Construction Companies Can Make Workplaces Safer

Construction Companies can Take Straightforward Steps to Reduce the Rate of Workplace Injuries If you or someone you love works… Read More

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AAA Campaign Uses Personal Narratives to Highlight The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Any Driver can be at Risk of a Serious Distracted Driving Accident Have you ever texted while driving, or looked… Read More

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Medical Mistakes Injure More Than 10% of Patients

More Than 50% of Medical Errors That Cause Injury are Preventable, New Study Says According to a recent study reported by… Read More

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Infants Suffer More Fatal Injuries Than Children of Other Ages

Study Says Child Injury Deaths Occur Most Frequently for Infants  A recent study reported in Business Wire suggests that infants… Read More

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Limousine Safety Continues to Raise Car Accident Concerns

Safety Advocates Say Limousine Regulations Need to Change Despite the recent deadly limousine accidents that have received national news coverage,… Read More

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Cruise Ships Pose Dangers that Can Lead to Death and Child Injury

Toddler Falls from Window of Cruise Ship, Raising Concerns About Cruise Ship Safety and Child Injuries  According to a recent… Read More

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If Your Doctor is Tired, Medical Mistakes May be More Likely

New Study Says Doctors Are More Likely to Make Errors After a Long, Tiring Day of Work  Would you believe… Read More

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Pedestrian-Cyclist Collisions are a Growing Concern in New York City

Cyclists Crashing into Pedestrians in City Parks and Elsewhere in Manhattan Many pedestrians in New York know that they may… Read More

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Dangerous Stroller Not Subject to Recall

Despite Injuring About 100 People, Stroller is Not Recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission According to a recent report from… Read More

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Assessing Elevator Accident Causes in New York

New Investigation in NYC Cites Mechanic Errors, Poor Training, and Inspection Failures As Primary Causes of Elevator Accidents Generally speaking, elevator… Read More

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New Study Addresses Causes of Preventable Child Injury

Researchers Say 60% of Child Deaths Result from Preventable Injuries According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University… Read More

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Recent Serious and Fatal SEPTA Bus Accidents in Philadelphia

SEPTA Bus Crashes Result in Serious and Fatal Injuries to Motorists and Pedestrians Alike When you are thinking about public transit… Read More

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Thousands of Children Suffer Fall-Related Injuries in Hoverboard Accidents

Hoverboards Often Result in Child Injuries, New Research Says Since 2015, hoverboards have been a popular toy for older children… Read More

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Child Injury Death Rates are Rising

New Study Shows More Kids in the U.S. are Suffering Fatal Personal Injuries in Accidents Almost all child injuries are… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school… Read More

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New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions

School Bus Collision Prompts Safety Experts to Reconsider Seat Belts and Personal Injury Accident Prevention When parents send their kids… Read More

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Airplanes Can Pose Child Injury Risks

Child Safety Advocates Ask Whether Child Seat Belts Should Be Mandatory on Airplanes When you are flying in or out… Read More

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Philadelphia Nursing Homes Are Failing to Report Abuse and Negligence

Nursing Homes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are Underreporting Cases of Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence How reliable are Philadelphia nursing homes… Read More

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead to Dementia

New Study Links Brain Trauma and Alzheimer’s Disease We often think about short-term effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), as well… Read More

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More Pedestrian Deaths from Vehicle Accidents, but Potentially More Solutions

Recent Study Says Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths are Increasing, but Solutions May be Available According to a recent news release from the… Read More

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Accidental Poisonings in Children Are an Increasingly Common Personal Injury Accident

Child Injuries Caused by Accidental Poisonings are on the Rise When we think about child injury risks, many of us consider… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Vehicle Accidents are on the Rise

New AAA Study Says More Bicyclists and Pedestrians are Vulnerable to Hit-and-Run Collisions If you regularly ride your bike or… Read More

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Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

Is the Vision Zero Initiative Paying Enough Attention to the Bronx in Preventing Personal Injury Accidents While Biking? If you… Read More

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Ridesharing Industry and Drowsy Driving

Researchers Say Auto Accident Injuries From Drowsy Driving Are a Serious Concern in the Ridesharing Industry If you live in… Read More

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Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports

New Study Suggests Only 40% of Child and Teen Concussions Happen While Playing Contact Sports Contact sports such as football… Read More

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New Report Addresses Diagnostic Errors Caused by Medical Misconduct and Suggests Prevention Methods

Diagnostic Errors are a Leading Cause of Medical Negligence Cases, but Diagnostic Accuracy can be Improved There are many different… Read More

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Study Says Lane-Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Recent IIHS Study Indicates Lane-Departure Warnings May Prevent More than 80,000 Collisions Do you have a lane-departure warning system in… Read More

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Spike in Pedestrian and Motorcyclist Fatalities

New Jersey Sees Recent Rise in Deadly Pedestrian and Motorcycle Crashes According to a recent article in NorthJersey.com, pedestrian fatalities… Read More

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How to Handle a Hit-and-Run Personal Injury Accident

Leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, or what’s more commonly called a ‘hit and run’, can be a… Read More

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Is Everyone Susceptible to Injuries on Stairs?

Yes! People of All Ages Can Get Hurt in Stair Falls Most of us assume that a majority of slips… Read More

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Seniors at Greater Risk of Severe Fall Injuries Due to Delayed Reaction Time

New Study Suggests Older Adults Take Longer to Realize They are Falling, Increasing Risk of Serious Injury  Most of us… Read More

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Skateboarding Injuries in Philadelphia

Children and Adolescents Sustain Injuries Related to Skateboarding in Philadelphia Many children and teens in the Philadelphia area enjoy skateboarding… Read More

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Personal Injury Risks at the Beach this Summer

New York and New Jersey Residents Should be Aware of Hazards at the Shore For many families in New York… Read More

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Poll Says Parents Underestimate the Risk of Drowning

Drowning Can Result in Serious and Fatal Child Injuries  How likely is the possibility of a drowning accident in the… Read More

Amusement Park Injuries
Common Amusement Park Injuries

As the summer months approach, millions of Americans will visit some of the 400 amusement parks from California to Florida… Read More

Baseball Park Fan Injuries
MLB Teams Extend Protective Netting After Series of Spectator Injuries at Parks

Anyone involved in organized sports already knows the importance of remaining alert and keeping an eye on the ball during… Read More

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Are Waivers of Liability Enforceable in New York?

We have probably all seen them in the “fine print” at one time or another: waivers of liability, injury waivers,… Read More

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Concussion Symptoms May Return in Children

New Study Suggests Return of Concussion Symptoms May Be Normal If your child sustains a mild concussion and returns to… Read More

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When Can You Sue After a Workplace Injury?

Millions of people are injured in workplace accidents each year, and many victims experience serious and long-term effects as a… Read More

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Recent Amusement Park Accidents Highlight Need for Parents to Take Precautions

Amusement Park Injury Risks As summer approaches, many families will plan trips to amusement parks. However, in rare cases, recreational… Read More

Playground Concussion
Recent Study Suggests Playground Head Injuries Rising Among Children

Playground Concussions and Child Injuries When your child plays outside during school recess or visits the playground at a local… Read More

Child Burn Injury
Scald Burns Ranked as a Leading Cause of Serious Burn Injuries

Scalding and Childhood Burn Injuries When we think about burn injuries, many of us think about serious burn injuries that… Read More

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Winter Activities and Child Injuries

Common Winter Activities Pose Risks to Children Children of all ages enjoy activities made possible by snow and cold temperatures…. Read More

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OSHA Cites New Jersey Medical Center for Employee Injuries

Workplace Injuries at Medical Centers If you work at a hospital or other medical facility, are you at increased risk… Read More

Ballpark Injuries
Premises Liability Claims at the Ballpark

When you attend a baseball game with your family, are you at risk of sustaining a serious injury? If you… Read More

Elderly Spinal Injury
Study Shows Rise in Spinal Cord Injuries Among the Elderly

Spinal Cord Injuries in Older Adults In general, the incidence rate of spinal cord injuries (SCIs) has been pretty stable… Read More

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Vicious Dog Bite Injury at Airbnb Property

Guest Suffers Severe Personal Injury from Animal Attack When you pay to rent an Airbnb property, do you need to… Read More

New Jersey Crane Accident
Dangerous New Jersey Crane Accident

Construction Accident Leaves Worker with Serious Injuries Early last month, a serious crane accident on the Garden State Parkway left… Read More

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Stem Cell Trial Test on Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

New Spinal Cord Injury Research A recent report from CNN discussed a new stem cell trial test on patients suffering… Read More

Deadly Slip and Fall Injury
Falls from Heights and Slips, Trips and Falls Can Be Fatal

Preventing Deadly Fall Injuries When most of us hear about a deadly fall accident, we might think about employees who… Read More

Fatal Workplace Accident
Changes to Fatal Workplace Accident Reporting

New Regulations for Fatal Workplace Accidents When an employee suffers a fatal workplace injury, how must an employer respond?  The… Read More

Temp Worker Injuries
High Injury Rates among Temporary Employees

Are Temps More Likely to Suffer Serious Injuries at Work? Temporary employees tend to suffer more workplace injuries than do… Read More

Concussion Cases
New Law School Course to Discuss Concussion Cases

Legal Education and Concussion Injuries Concussions and the risks of sports-related traumatic brain injuries have been prominent in the news… Read More

NYC Slip and Fall Injury
Child Injured After Falling Down Elevator Shaft in SoHo NYC

New York City Slip and Fall Injury Last month, a 12-year-old girl sustained serious injuries in a Manhattan accident when… Read More

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New Jersey Resident Dies during Recreational Snowmobile Accident

New Jersey Fatality in Snowmobiling Accident Many Americans think of snowmobiling as an activity linked to the very cold temperatures… Read More

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Potential New Dog Bite Legislation in New Jersey

Animal Attack Against Police Spark Talks of New Laws Police officers frequently enter property and homes with dogs. But are… Read More

NY State Trooper Training Accident
NY State Trooper Dies in Training Accident

The New York State Police reported that a state trooper died while engaged in a training exercise that took place… Read More

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Workplace Fatality Rates: Is Your Workplace Safe?

Louis Camarillo, an 18-year-old recycling worker, died on the job in Brooklyn, NY after being struck by a rear-loader’s compaction… Read More

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New York City High-Speed Ferry Injures Dozens of Passengers

During the morning rush hour on January 9th, a high-speed commuter ferry crash left 85 injured.  The vessel was traveling… Read More

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Safety in the Air – Helicopter Crash Kills New Yorker

Whether on the ground, in a car or high above in the air in a helicopter, accidents can change the… Read More

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