Injuries

What risks are associated with C-sections?

According to the Mayo Clinic, cesarean deliveries or c-sections occur for many reasons. The health of the baby, the length of the labor, and giving birth to multiples can all cause doctors to perform c-sections on patients. While most doctors do their best to ensure a...

Falling debris may lead to a wrongful death lawsuit

Property owners in New York City owe a duty of care to prevent dangerous conditions that may harm residents. Foreseeable hazards such as slippery ice, malfunctioning elevators and falling debris require monitoring and preventive maintenance to lessen the chances of a...

Can a car crash paralyze you?

Unfortunately, yes, a car crash can paralyze you, leaving you dependent on a wheelchair as your only means of mobility The Mayo Clinic explains that if you injure your neck or back in a car crash or other catastrophic event, you can lose partial or all voluntary...

What do you know about birth injuries?

Expectant mothers and fathers often worry about their baby's delivery. What if the child suffers a birth injury? What is a birth injury?  Stanford Children’s Health answers common questions about birth trauma that could indicate medical malpractice. Soon-to-be-parents...

What you must prove in a premises liability case

When you fall in public or on someone’s New York property and that fall results in a serious injury, you may face steep medical bills and emotional hardships in the days that follow. If your fall occurred because the property owner exercised negligence in keeping the...

Defective electronics put consumers at risk of burns

When a product has a defect that could cause harm to the consumer, the company that manufactured it as well as the retailer that sold it could be liable for the damages. Electronics, in particular, often pose fire and explosion risks that are especially dangerous to...

What are the signs of a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury can make it difficult for you to go back to work and do normal daily activities after an accident. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center states that every year, around 17,810 people suffer a spinal cord injury and approximately...

Know the risks for high-rise window washers

Although accidents rarely affect professional cleaning staff, safety incidents can be catastrophic for window washers. Pedestrians are also at risk for debilitating injury if a person or equipment falls from above. If you or a loved one works in this industry,...

How can I prevent a motorcycle accident?

It is no secret that motorcycles are becoming more prevalent on New York roads. Many love the savings in gas that these eco-conscious motor vehicles provide, and some people are addicted to the thrill of worshiping the road on two wheels. However, it is also no secret...