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Complete Guide to New York’s Driver and Family Protection Act

2019-03-25T15:38:57-04:00July 18th, 2018|Car Accidents|

Before this year, you and your family might have been on the hook for expensive damages and medical costs if involved in a crash with an uninsured driver. But New York’s Driver and Family Protection Act changed all that. Now motorists automatically gain supplemental insurance coverage as part of any ...

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News Report Points to Asbestos and Other Environmental Hazards in Philadelphia Schools

2019-03-26T18:21:17-04:00May 15th, 2018|Abatement, Asbestos Exposure|

Too many times, asbestos issues have come up in America's schools. U.S. government officials have sent out a call to encourage school districts to plan carefully to remove asbestos before it becomes an issue. Now, schools in Philadelphia are faced with "serious environmental hazards" and students and employees face health ...

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Cornell University Focused on Safe Asbestos Removal Across Campus

2019-03-27T14:06:31-04:00May 1st, 2018|Abatement|

Researchers at Cornell University have been at the forefront of cancer research. "Cornell Dots", unique nanoparticles that glow brightly and can light up cancer cells in PET-optical imaging, and “super natural killer cells” that seek out cancerous cells leading the cells to self-destruct, both from Cornell, have been touted as ...

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Swift Action At New York High School Kept Students and Staff Safe From Asbestos

2019-03-25T15:35:46-04:00February 6th, 2018|Abatement|

As has been reported numerous times in the past, many schools in the U.S. are faced with quickly having to manage unforeseen issues with asbestos. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that intact asbestos does not pose a health hazard, however, once damaged it must immediately be removed. A school ...

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Parents Concerned Over Connecticut School Asbestos Removal Project

2019-03-27T14:05:37-04:00December 19th, 2017|Asbestos Exposure|

In 2015, a government-issued report raised an alarm over the amount of asbestos in U.S. schools. Since then, several Connecticut schools have been working in earnest to clear the hazardous material from the buildings. (See how one Hartford school was forced to deal with an asbestos issue.) Now, some parents ...

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Need Know Sept 11 Asbestos Exposure

2020-04-03T13:59:50-04:00September 11th, 2017|911, Asbestos Exposure|

On Sept. 11, 2001, our country was forever changed. When terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, more than 2,500 innocent people died. Children lost parents. Families lost sons and daughters. As a country, we mourned these great losses. But we did not let them break our spirit. ...

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Deaths From Malignant Mesothelioma on the Rise

2019-03-27T14:08:49-04:00September 9th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

Mesothelioma, an incurable, aggressive cancer of the lining of the lungs and abdomen associated with asbestos exposure, continues to perplex researchers and physicians. Although the disease primarily affects men over the age of 65, the federal government reports that the number of mesothelioma death rate among younger adults in the ...

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Hartford School Officials Close School During Unexpected Asbestos Abatement Project

2019-03-25T17:30:26-04:00September 9th, 2017|Abatement|

Nearly once a month we report on concerns of asbestos in public schools across the U.S. In January, a Massachusetts school was faced with asbestos abatement issues after a fire. Now, a school in Connecticut had to close its doors to students and staff this month after asbestos was found ...

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What Does a Paralegal Do at Trial?

2019-03-27T12:51:28-04:00September 9th, 2017|Our Firm, Paralegal|

Paralegals assist New York city personal injury attorneys in a variety of ways. Some of the most demanding and important tasks are during a trial. While attorneys are the spokespersons in the courtroom, paralegals are the backbone of the trial team. They can spend countless hours coordinating the thousands of ...

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Key Ways Paralegals Are an Indispensable Asset to Injury Law Firms

2019-03-20T08:43:16-04:00September 9th, 2017|Our Firm, Paralegal|

There are many different career paths within the field of law. One of the most popular areas of law to work in is Personal Injury. However, you do not have to be a lawyer to work in injury law. One of the most important positions within injury law firms is ...

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