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  • Different Types of Toxic Mold in an Environmental Claim

    Environmental claims address types of toxic mold that can cause injuries or illnesses. One type of claim that may lead to compensation is exposure to harmful mold. This type of personal injury case arises out of circumstances in which negligence is the cause of exposure. Types ...

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  • Dram Shop Act: Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

    According to the Dram Shop Act, a number of parties can play a part in a drivers intoxication and subsequent accident, including the bar or establishment that served him or her alcohol. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 10,000 people died ...

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  • 4 Waterborne Illnesses Serious Enough to File Environmental Claims

    Waterborne illnesses oftentimes yield environmental claims because such illnesses are usually a product of the environment that sickens the victim. One of the primary areas in which this can occur is through a water supply. Waterborne Illnesses: Top Four Perpetrators The top four...

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  • When Elevator Accidents Cause Work Injuries

    Elevator accidents are not always the fault of someones employer. Work injuries call for workers compensation claims, but sometimes elevator accidents result from improper safety checks or faulty construction. Work injuries from an elevator accident call for a third-party claim a...

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  • Common Construction Injuries that Qualify as Long Island Work Injuries

    Working with a variety of equipment and materials, construction injuries are unfortunately consistent problems for construction workers in New York. A construction accident attorney in Long Island can often file claims for hurt workers when they want retribution. Construction In...

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  • Long-Term Consequences after a Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle accidents can cause severe, disabling injuries. As a result, victims may face months or even years of recovery. When the accident and resultant motorcycle injuries were caused by the negligent actions of another driver, a claim for compensation could be filed on Long I...

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  • 4 Common Large Truck Accidents

    There are many types of large truck accidents including jackknife, underride, override and rollover accidents. Victims who suffer injuries in truck crashes may pursue legal action against an at-fault truck driver and his/her employer a New York personal injury lawyer in Long Isl...

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  • Wrongful Death Cases against Third Parties

    Wrongful death cases can arise out of a number of circumstances. Although sometimes they are based on intentional or malicious acts of conduct, more often they stem from third-party liability. Talking with an attorney can help the surviving family learn if they have a viable clai...

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  • Allergic Reactions to Medications that are Improperly Prescribed

    Patients can suffer an allergic reaction to medication that isnt properly prescribed. This might be the case if the patients medical history or current medications are not considered. When this results in serious injuries or illness, it may lead to a doctor or pharmacist being he...

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  • Illegal Chemical Dumping and Environmental Claims

    Illegal chemical dumping is a serious health concern. Others could be exposed to environmental hazards that cause serious illness or injury. Although household products not disposed of properly could be harmful, state and federal laws only regulate industries' chemical waste disp...

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