Table Saw Accidents & Injuries in New York

Table saws can be one of the most dangerous power tools, and every year some suffer injuries and amputations because of table saws. While irresponsible use of these tools is responsible for many of the injuries, some are attributable to defects or other shortcomings of the table saw. Some argue that table saw manufacturers do […]

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List of Best Rated Booster Seats for New York Parents

Your child should have the right car seat for his or her age and size. After children outgrow car seats, they may enter booster seats. If you’re a parent looking for the right booster seat, check the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) best booster seats. The booster seats are ranked as “BEST BETs,” “GOOD […]

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NHTSA Under Investigation: What New York Drivers Should Know

Following the recall of cars manufactured with defective Takata airbags in October 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is under investigation. The review, announced by the Obama administration in late October 2014 and which will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation, will assess the agency’s role in analyzing crash data and […]

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California Jury Awards $71 Million in Asbestos Verdict

Following a six-week trial in Alameda County, California, the jury returned a verdict for $70,861,113 in favor of a former U.S. Navy machinist mate and nuclear inspector against defendant John Crane, Inc. in an asbestos lawsuit after one day of deliberations. The jury concluded that John Crane, Inc. was negligent, that its asbestos-containing products were […]

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5 Million Graco Strollers Recalled due to Amputation

Nearly five million Graco baby strollers are being recalled due to “fingertip amputation hazard.” According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall applied to 11 Graco and Century-brand strollers with the following model names: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate. The recall states, “the folding hinge on the […]

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Car Accident with an Emergency Vehicle

Car accidents are a common occurrence in New York. Less common, though, are accidents with emergency vehicles, such as an ambulance, police car, or fire truck. If you’ve been in a car accident with an emergency vehicle, your right to sue a government entity that is responsible for the vehicle may be limited. Much depends […]

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Abdominal Trauma from Medical Malpractice: Stomach and Intestinal Lacerations

Most surgeries go as planned and patients emerge from surgery with their healthcare issues bettered or corrected. Sometimes, though, surgeons or other healthcare professionals commit medical malpractice. This can result in serious complications for the patient. Among the injuries that patients might sustain because of a negligent surgeon or other healthcare professional are stomach or […]

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