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Court grants less burden of proof on motions for personal injury plaintiffs

When the negligence of an individual or corporate entity leads to an accident and your personal injury, you can sue the responsible party for damages. The awards you receive help you pay for immediate and long-term health care bills, make up for lost income or employment and, in some cases, compensate for pain and suffering. 

Possible CTE diagnosis may give concussion patients hope

If you are a football fan or played the game in high school or college, you may be familiar with the medical term CTE, meaning chronic traumatic encephalopathy. This is a brain disease that results from repeated strikes to the head. Not surprisingly, former professional football players have shown to be susceptible to the condition, as well as members of the military, boxers and professional fighters. However, there may be cause for anyone in New York and elsewhere who has suffered multiple concussions or minor head blows over a lifetime to be concerned that they may develop this destructive disease, especially since it cannot be positively diagnosed when you are alive.

Safety issues with NYC school buses

Nothing is more symbolic of school than a bright yellow bus full of children. Although school buses are a safe mode of transportation, accidents and injuries do still occur. Their lower numbers do not mean they should be dismissed, however.

Construction accidents that seriously injure and kill workers

Workplace accidents are common in New York. But on construction sites, they happen so often that they are a standard part of the job. Many construction contractors know they work in environments that have more hazards and risks than the average workplace in other industries. But the promise of high pay is enough for many of them to overlook the risks. 

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