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Can you sue a school for a child’s injury, even if you signed a liability waiver?

When your child is in school, you are trusting teachers, school staff and administrators to ensure that your child is safe. Often, schools require parents to sign liability waivers absolving them of any liability should your child be injured while on a field trip or perhaps while playing school sports. However, such a waiver doesn’t […]

NYC Taxi Accident Lawyer

While there are many jokes made about terrible and dangerous New York City taxi drivers, it is no joke when a driver actually causes an accident, injuring passengers, pedestrians, or occupants of other cars. You might be surprised to learn that there are approximately 1,400 accidents in New York involving taxi cabs every month. Thankfully, […]

Understanding NY State Laws for Workers Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides medical benefits and wage replacement to employees that have been injured at work. This is done in exchange for the relinquishment of the employee’s ability to sue his employer for negligence. If you work or live in New York State and suffer from a work-related disability, […]

Frequent Tourist Accidents in NYC

If you are a fan of urban legends or myth busters, you may be familiar with the age old question “can a penny falling from the empire state building kill you?” Fortunately for all of us tourists this myth was debunked, but that does not mean that there are unsuspecting dangers looming for those interesting […]

Operating a forklift in NY can sometimes be dangerous

Manhattan residents are no strangers to construction zones, and often walk by them, through them or under them without a second glance. That is because construction zones are just another part of life on NYC streets, and residents know that they are supposed to be safe and properly maintained so as to ensure the utmost […]

Is Another Family Liable if Your Child Was injured on Their Trampoline?

Backyard trampolines seem to be quite common these days and can provide daily hours of fun for children everywhere. But any parent knows that trampolines can also be dangerous, and proper safety, care, and precaution must be observed at all times in order to ensure the safety of their children. Still, accidents may happen nonetheless, […]

Did a NYC dentist turn your smile into a frown?

Dental malpractice cases are not as uncommon as you might think. When seeking dental care, you expect procedures to be performed properly by an experienced dentist or dental hygienist. Unfortunately, sometimes a dentist can be negligent in their care and procedures, and you can be injured or face more dental damage. When this happens while […]

Who Pays The Medical Bills For a Child in a Bus Accident?

The safety of your children is of course a paramount concern, and when you allow your child to get on a school bus each morning, you are entrusting the care of your child to the school bus driver. Unfortunately, accidents do sometimes occur, and they may be due to the negligence of the bus driver […]