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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Vision Zero Revised for Better Crosswalk Protection

{2.40 minutes to read] As my previous blog explained, one of New York City’s Vision Zero’s objectives has been to reduce traffic injuries to cyclists. Pedestrian safety is another major goal. Mayor DeBlasio has just signed a law to strengthen pedestrians’ right-of-way in crosswalks. This change in the law should significantly reduce pedestrian injuries and deaths on New York City roads.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

New CMS Rule Eliminates Nursing Homes’ Unfair Legal Advantage


In September, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new rule which prohibits  nursing homes and long-term care facilities from forcing patients and their families into private arbitration. This rule goes into effect in November 2016.

 


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Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Glossary of Terms (Part 2): Know the Basics!

In my last article, we discussed terms used in personal injury cases. We continue with the additional terms below. Consider this your pocket guide!

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Friday, September 16, 2016

The Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Glossary of Terms (Part 1): Know the Basics!

{2:10 minutes to read} When an individual is injured and believes that someone else is responsible, they often seek an attorney's advice on what to do. This article is an introduction to terms and concepts that apply to personal injury cases. It is intended to help people better understand the discussions that may take place with an attorney so that they can decide how to move forward.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Crash, Not Accident: How to Survive the Subliminal Name-Game

{2:40 minutes to read) Until recently, insurance companies, as well as industrial and manufacturing companies have been unchallenged in their long-term, effort to replace the word “crash” with the word “accident.”

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

NYC Cyclists: Be Clear-eyed About Vision Zero!

{2:40 minutes to read) Summer’s here. Riding a Citi Bike? Get a helmet!

Biking can be a great way to see the New York City sights and to get around town. In 2013, New York City rolled out the Citi Bike Program. It features thousands of bikes for public use, in hundreds of stations—available 24/7—all across New York City.


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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Cellar Doors: A Hidden New York City Sidewalk Hazard

{3:20 minutes to read} Sidewalk Cellar doors can be hazardous to your well-being!  

You probably have seen lots of these on New York City sidewalks and may have even worried that they could collapse, if you stepped on them. A more realistic risk is that you could trip over an open cellar door and fall.  

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Involved in a Lawsuit? Here are 3 Tips for Testifying (Part 3)

{2:00 minutes to read} In my last article <link once published>, I shared a few tips to consider when preparing for a deposition. In this article I share the final tip below.  

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Involved in a Lawsuit? Here are 3 Tips for Testifying (Part 2)

{1:30 minutes to read} My last article covered the basics of a deposition - what it is, why it is important and how your statements are used. To make your strongest case, keep these helpful tips in mind:

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Involved in a Lawsuit? Here are 3 Tips for Testifying (Part 1)


{6:00 minutes to read} A witness who is prepared will be the most effective witness for their own case. This advice may seem obvious, but it's not always followed by clients and their lawyers. This brief note will help you (and your lawyer) to testify successfully at a deposition and in turn to help your case.

Let’s start with the basics: What is a deposition and why is it important?

After a lawsuit is filed, each side, also known as a party, has the right to have their lawyer question the other side about the facts supporting their position. The questioning is usually done at the lawyer’s office.


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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Switched at Death: A True Story of Major Bronx Funeral Home’s Mix-up

{2:35 minutes to read} Even for a Bronx and Brooklyn funeral home lawyer, I was shocked by reading this tragic story.

In December 2015, a Bronx woman lost her battle with cancer, leaving behind eight sons, more than a dozen grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Her numerous friends and loved-ones came from as far away as Australia to attend her open-casket funeral.


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