We Won $260,000 Accidental Death Benefits We obtained an award of $260,000 from the insurance company which had denied our client’s claim for accidental death benefits.  We won the full benefit based on our appeal within the insurance company. If your claim has been denied by the insurance company please call me immediately at 800-581-1434…. Read More

There are rules and laws regarding bicycling. Some are widely known, and some may surprise you. For example, The bicyclist is subject to all of the rules of the road and traffic that pertain to motor vehicle operators. Bikes are not be ridden on sidewalks unless the wheels are less than 26 inches in diameter… Read More

There are potential insurance issues which would affect an injured person’s recovery in an accident involving a so-called “sharing” service, such as Airbnb and Uber. We can foresee situations where an injured person may be without a recovery. If you are using one of these services, be aware of the risks. AIRBNB With Airbnb, you… Read More

Citibike has spread like wild fire from Manhattan to parts of Brooklyn and Queens. The growth of Citibikes poses some interesting accident and lawsuit issues. Citibike is a bike sharing business which has been granted an exclusive franchise from the City to erect bike rental stations throughout New York City roadways and sidewalks. Although Citibike… Read More

More than six million drivers get into auto accidents that injure three million people annually. Driver speeding, large SUVs, and inattention because of car and cell phones contribute to the problem. A serious injury can affect your work and your family’s lives for along time. Here are ten specific and immediate steps to take if… Read More

By Elise Alpert RN, MPA, JD Lipitor is in the class of drugs commonly known as statins. They use the liver to block the body’s creation of cholesterol, which is a key contributor to coronary artery disease. However, a number of studies have linked the drug to an increased risk of potentially serious injuries, including… Read More

If you or a family member or friend believe that you have been injured or have suffered serious side effects from a dangerous drug or medical device, please call us. We are affiliated with one of the nation’s leading firms handling these cases both in New York and nationwide. It is a New York headquartered… Read More

Testosterone There is a danger of heart attacks, stoke, and death from the use of prescription testosterone. There has been no warning given by the manufacturers, and we see this as a basis for liability. In January there was an FDA Safety Announcement that it was investigating cases of heart attack, stroke, and death. There… Read More

At the difficult time of a loved one’s death, the last thing that you want to happen is a refusal by the insurance company to pay the life insurance. We can help if you have been denied payment. The typical ground for a denial is a material misrpresentation made by the insured-deceased in the application. For example, the insured stated… Read More

Labor Law section 240 (1), popularly known as the “Scaffold Law,” provides a special right of recovery to construction workers who are injured from an elevation risk. The Scaffold Law covers cases involving both falls by workers as well as workers being hit by falling objects. This law often creates liability and a right of recovery where none… Read More