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  • Liability for Medication Errors

    Improper dosage, mixed up medication names, and failure to identify drug interactions or allergies – these are just a few types of medication errors that can occur due to medical negligence. If you su

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  • What Your Letter of Spoliation to the Truck Company Should Contain

    In order to preserve evidence after a truck accident, you may need to send a letter of spoliation to the trucking company. A properly written letter needs to contain the following information to effec

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  • Underride and Override Truck Accidents

    When smaller vehicles get too close to a semi truck and trailer they can become trapped underneath in an underride or override accident. These types of accidents commonly result in serious or fatal in

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  • Holding a Car Seat Manufacturer Liable for Injuries from a Car Seat Defect

    In most cases of injuries involving car seat defects, the manufacturer of the car seat is liable for damages. However, liability may not be absolute, and in some cases, other parties may be responsibl

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  • Rear-End Accident Fault in New York

    Although it may seem straightforward, determining rear-end accident fault is not always so. In most cases, the motorist who hits the vehicle in front is liable for damages. However, it is not always a

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  • Wrong Patient Surgery

    Wrong patient surgeries are “never events”, or adverse events that never should have occurred. Unfortunately, these events occur far too frequently in hospitals. Along with other types of “never event

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  • Left -Turn Accidents with Vehicles While on a Motorcycle

    Accidents involving vehicles crashing with motorcycles while making left turns are the most dangerous. Approximately 42% of all motorcycle accidents are left turn accidents, and many end in severe inj

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  • Informed Consent Medical Malpractice

    Before you undergo a medical procedure, test, or surgery your doctor is responsible for informing you of any potential risks, known as informed consent. Medical malpractice could occur if the doctor n

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  • Ambien Car Accidents: Does the sleep aid really cause accidents?

    Several studies point to a possible association between the use of drugs like Ambien and an increased risk of an accident. The drug seems to not only increase drowsiness, but also causes hallucination

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  • Liability for Motorcycle Passenger Injury

    A motorcycle passenger injury may have more than one source of compensation. Besides the motorcyclist, any motorist involved in the accident is probably also liable for damages. Damages Recoverable fr

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