Jeffrey Mark Adams’s Guides

Jeffrey Mark Adams

Bronx Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. If Just Been In An Accident; What Do I Do?

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 1 year ago.

    We are often asked what I should do if Im involved in a motor vehicle collision. Wed like to take this brief opportunity to give you our Top 10 list of dos and donts: 1. Perhaps most importantly, try to stay calm. What's done is done. Don't do or say anything you may later regret...

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  2. FAQ's

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Q: What rights are residents of nursing homes/assisted living facilities entitled to? A: A resident of a facility that participates in Medicare may not be verbally, sexually, physically or mentally abused. A resident of a facility that does not participate in Medicare usually h...

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  3. Nursing Home Abuse

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, about 3 years ago.

    Nursing home abuse often appears subtlety. Like watching water boil, it can begin so suddenly you may not even notice. Often people dismiss abuse as "nothing" because they don't realize it has occurred. Signs of abuse may not be sudden or obvious. The one you love or care for...

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  4. Wrongful Conviction - $18.6 million verdict reversed

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    The right to trial by jury. Convicted of rape in 1985, Alan Newton sat in jail maintaining and protesting his innocence. A jury recently determined that Mr. Newtorn was wrongful convicted and imprisoned for this crime that he did not commit. The Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin r...

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  5. Product Liability

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    In a significant and meaningful change in favor of those harmed in by dangerous products, the New York Court of Appeals on May 10, 2011 hold that a defendant can no longer escape legal responsibility for an injury by claiming "its product is inherently dangerous and that its dang...

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  6. Nursing Home Abuse

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    This article speaks to abuses in nursing homes by certain drug companies who put "profits ahead of people". May 9, 2011 Antipsychotic Drugs Called Hazardous for the Elderly By GARDINER HARRIS Nearly one in seven elderly nursing home residents, nearly all of them with dementia, a...

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  7. More on Caps

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    Did you know: hospitals such as NY Presbyerian/Weill Cornell cut medical payouts in a only a few years by 99% simply by policing themselves; 7% of doctors account for 70% of all malpractice, almost none of these doctors are disciplined; malpractice spending is less than 2% of h...

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  8. Gov. Cuomo and Caps - Facts and Fallacies

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    Dear Client, Friend, Colleague, Consumer, Concerned Citizen: Alarming legislation has been proposed that targets victims of medical negligence. Groups that support this legislation have begun a media and public relations blitz in an effort to distort the debate and unfairly infl...

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  9. Elder Abuse Occurs Too Frequently

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    Preliminary results indicate that abuse of the elderly occurs 25 times more often than officially reported, according to the New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study of November 16, 2010. Abuse occurs at a rate of 76 per 1,000 State residents - physical, psychological, financ...

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  10. No-Fault Eye Openers

    Written by attorney Jeffrey Adams, over 3 years ago.

    1977 - "The King", Elvis Presley, dies; World Trade Center is completed; yearly inflation rate is 6.5%, Dow Jones closes at 831; average price for a gallon of gas is .65 cents; first MRI scanner is tested; New York State enacts its "no-fault" law.[1]. 2008 - estimated cost of ...

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