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Can an inaccuracy in medical records affect a personal injury case?

Syracuse, NY—Medical records play a vital role in personal injury cases. When they contain an error, it can have a drastic effect on an individual’s ability to recover compensation for the injuries they suffered. Take for instance someone…
Stanley Law in Syracuse, New York Offers Legal Services Virtually During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Stanley Law in Syracuse, New York Offers Legal Services Virtually During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For over a year now, the COVID-19 virus has been impacting the lives of Americans and the end is yet to come. Restrictions are still in place and individuals are still expected to take precautionary measures each and every time they leave their…
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Sexual harassment damage compensation is recoverable from company trust for victims. 

New York – January 26, 2021 A United States  bankruptcy judge has approved a Weinstein Company liquidation plan that allocates over $17 million for sexual harassment and assault victims.  CNN received information from an attorney stating…
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Delayed New York special education complaint hearings go against Federal laws.

New York – January 22, 2021 Formal action against New York City’s Education Department in 2020 reflected 7,000 legal complaints from families of disabled students who often wait an average of nine months for a resolution to the complaint,…
Winter Driving Tips New Yorkers Should be Implementing to Make Their Travels Safer
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Winter Driving Tips New Yorkers Should be Implementing to Make Their Travels Safer

Rochester, NY—During the winter months, which run from the end of December to mid-March, it is especially important for drivers to remain cognizant of the dangers the weather presents so they can take precautionary measures that can help prevent…
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Drivers in New York should start to document their losses immediately after an accident

Albany, NY - Every time someone gets in their car, there is always the possibility of an accident. In fact, thousands of Americans are involved in motor vehicle collisions each year. Though most accidents only result in minor property damage…
New York State Passes New Law Requiring Backseat Passengers to Belt Up
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New York State Passes New Law Requiring Backseat Passengers to Belt Up

On February 10, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S4336A, a bill sponsored by Senator David Carlucci, that requires backseat passengers to wear a seat belt. The law, which took effect on November 1, 2020, states that “no person sixteen years…
Syracuse, New York, What benefits can a severely injured worker obtain after a construction accident?
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Syracuse, New York, What benefits can a severely injured worker obtain after a construction accident?

When a construction worker is involved in an accident that results in him/her suffering a severe injury, they may be entitled to have their medical expenses covered by their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. They may also be entitled…
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Who is Responsible for a Truck Part Malfunctioning in Rockland County, New York?

When a truck part malfunctions, it can easily lead to dangerous circumstances on the road, especially if the part that malfunctioned was important in controlling the vehicle. It can be difficult to prove the reason for a truck malfunctioning…
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Bronx, New York, What Type of Injuries are Usually Suffered After a Car Accident?

Automobile collisions lead to a lot of more than just accumulated bills and loss of property. After most serious car accidents, the drivers and passengers will usually face personal injuries, and these injuries can sometimes result in permanent…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road

It was just after 7:00 p.m. on June 10th when a NYPD officer was heading east on Hunts Point Avenue near Seneca Avenue in the Bronx and a young girl was attempting to cross the same road. Unfortunately, as the girl began making her way across,…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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White Plains dump truck driver leaves the scene after he runs over a pedestrian. Will these criminal charges affect a civil lawsuit against him?

Some truck drivers end up facing criminal charges if they hit or kill another person while driving and do not contact the police.  A fatal hit and run truck accident occurred in the White Plains New York area, and police conducted a three…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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Queens New York delivery truck is stolen. Can the owner of the truck be made to answer in civil court?

A bizarre incident in Queens, New York involved a stolen Catholic Charities food delivery truck that crashed into another vehicle.  The accident happened near the intersections of 119th Ave and 191st Street in the St. Albans neighborhood.  Charity…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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Brooklyn truck driver kills a bicyclist while working. How will fault be determined?

If a truck collides with a pedestrian or someone who is unprotected on a bicycle, there is a high probability of serious injury or death.   A truck that is owned by an iron works company was involved in a fatal accident with a cyclist on…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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Can a driver file a lawsuit after an accident in Brooklyn New York even if they were speeding?

While human error such as speeding, improper lane changes, and avoiding stop signs does cause accidents, this one issue on its own usually does not end the inquiry for a lawsuit. It is possible that the negligence of another person or entity…
A Young Girl is Left Injured After Engaging in an Accident with a NYPD Officer While Crossing the Road
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Brooklyn, New York, Who Gets Compensated After a Car Accident?

After a collision occurs on the roads of New York, the first priority for all the drivers involved is to make sure that they are safe and that their health is in good order. Once that has been ascertained they can move on to determining how…