Edward Joel Lake’s Guides

Edward Joel Lake

Sayville Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. Indications That Your Loved One’s Passing May Be a Wrongful Death

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 11 months ago.

    Wrongful death cases arise out of circumstances in which someones careless or reckless actions result in the loss of life. These can stem from traffic accidents, medical malpractice, defective products and other sources. Circumstances Indicating Wrongful Death and Negligence The ...

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  2. Hospital Liability for Medical Malpractice

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 11 months ago.

    In a variety of circumstances, employers can be held legally liable for the conduct of their employees. One example is when a doctor, surgeon, medical technician, nurse or any other healthcare provider employed by a hospital acts in a negligent manner, causing serious injuries to...

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  3. Illegal Chemical Dumping and Environmental Claims

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  4. Allergic Reactions to Medications that are Improperly Prescribed

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  5. Wrongful Death Cases against Third Parties

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  6. 4 Common Large Truck Accidents

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  7. Long-Term Consequences after a Motorcycle Accident

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  8. Common Construction Injuries that Qualify as Long Island Work Injuries

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  9. When Elevator Accidents Cause Work Injuries

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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  10. 4 Waterborne Illnesses Serious Enough to File Environmental Claims

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, about 1 year ago.

    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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