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Who’s Liable for a Toxic Mold Infestation?

New York’s hot, humid summers have a lot of drawbacks—including toxic mold. Mold infestations can develop in damp, poorly ventilated environments. Toxic mold, commonly referred to as black mold, can cause allergic reactions, respiratory problems, eye, nose and throat irritation, headaches, neurological issues and more. If you notice a mold infestation in your home, the… Read More »

Defective Medical Devices and Personal Injury Claims

Many people rely upon medical devices for mobility and improved health. While most patients can benefit from their medical devices, there’s always a chance that the products may be defective. This can cause significant health problems. Here’s an overview of common defective medical devices: CPAP machines: CPAP machines are prescribed to patients with sleep apnea…. Read More »

Driver Charged with DWI After Car Crash Causes Amputation

A 36-year-old woman had to have both legs amputated after a Long Island car crash in early November. The crash happened in Islip, Suffolk County, right after midnight on the southbound Sagtikos State Parkway, south of exit S1E. The victim had gotten a flat tire, and walked around back to open the truck. A 25-year-old… Read More »

Woman Killed in Bronx Tractor Trailer Accident

An SUV and two tractor trailers were involved in a deadly accident in late November. The SUV, which crashed into a tractor trailer, was subsequently hit by another tractor trailer. This caused the SUV to catch on fire. The impact and fire killed the driver, a woman, and shut down the westbound lanes of the… Read More »

Should You Try Dating During Your Divorce?

Divorce can be emotionally, physically and financially exhausting. When a new potential partner comes along, it can seem like an antidote to the heartbreak and stress. It’s great to feel appreciated and desired after a major blow—but could it jeopardize your divorce? While every relationship and divorce are different, here are some reasons to reconsider… Read More »

Modern Parenting Plan Considerations

The world is changing rapidly, which means your parenting plan could, too. When you’re co-parenting with an ex, it’s important to make sure that you’re both on the same page about major issues, like where the children go to school, whether they’ll be raised with religion and other common issues. However, there are some new… Read More »

Common Questions About Child Support

While many parents live together to raise their child and share expenses, relationships don’t always work out. In that case, a non-custodial parent may be required to pay child support. Child support covers expenses like food, clothing, shelter and more. However, medical costs, medical insurance, child care and some educational costs are expenses that are… Read More »

Fault vs. No-Fault Grounds for Divorce

Divorces can be emotionally fraught, especially if one spouse didn’t want to get divorced. Many clients contact divorce attorneys, hoping that evidence of their spouse’s infidelity or other wrongdoing will bolster their claim. Others don’t want to assign blame—they simply want to end the marriage for their own reasons. In 2010, New York became the… Read More »

Winter Weather is Coming: Beware of Slip and Fall Hazards

With fall here and winter on the way, New Yorkers are at increased risks of slipping and falling. Snow, sleet, rain and ice make it tough to navigate sidewalks, walkways and roads. According to the Mayo Clinic and the Center for Disease Control, about one million American adults are injured in slip-and-fall accidents each year…. Read More »

Falling Crane Crushes Car Near NYC Construction Site

A Bronx driver and a pedestrian narrowly escaped a falling crane in September. A boom crane on a Bedford construction site snapped and toppled over, taking down a light pole and crushing a vehicle. Fortunately, both the driver and pedestrian escaped with minor injuries. A firefighter told the driver if her car had been just… Read More »