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Young girl injured by dog attack in New York

Dogs are often referred to as man's best friend. Many of them are kind, lovable animals who are very friendly. However, they are still animals and it is the responsibility of a dog owner to make sure their pet is safe and does not end up seriously injuring another person.Unfortunately, dog bites are very common in New York. Dogs are either let loose or improperly trained all too often, which can put unsuspecting people in danger of getting bitten and hurt. Depending on a number of factors, it is generally possible to hold a dog owner liable for the medical costs associated with a dog bite, in addition to other damages that may happen if an owner knew or should have known about a dog's dangerous propensities.Whether or not a [...]

Young girl injured by dog attack in New York2013-03-27T00:00:00+00:00

Statute of limitations and medical malpractice in New York

There are many laws in place that are complex, overly specific or purposefully vague which can make it very difficult for a person to fully grasp what they mean. Therefore, laws that exist to protect or empower people may only help those who fully understand them, while other people are left without a clear understanding of their rights. This can be detrimental to a person's wellbeing, especially when it involves their heath.For instance, there are many laws in place that relate to the rights of patients and doctors when it comes to medical malpractice. There are very specific conditions and statutes that apply to situations, which is why it can be crucial for a person who is dealing with damages caused by a medical or surgical error to speak with [...]

Statute of limitations and medical malpractice in New York2013-03-20T00:00:00+00:00

Wrong-way drivers may face harsher penalties, felonies

Drivers across the country know how dangerous it is to drive while intoxicated or impaired. There have been marketing and educational efforts launched to increase awareness of how deadly it is to drink and drive, but too many drivers in New York and nationwide fail to take this risk seriously. By neglecting their responsibility to comply with state and federal traffic laws, drunk drivers are putting every other motorist in danger of getting catastrophically injured or killed in a major auto accident.One of the most unsafe things a driver can do is to drive the wrong way down a road. It is estimated that 22 percent of wrong-way accidents are fatal, and 60 percent of fatal wrong-way accidents are caused by impaired drivers.These troubling statistics have prompted officials to take [...]

Wrong-way drivers may face harsher penalties, felonies2013-03-14T00:00:00+00:00

After fleeing one accident, New York driver crashes into building

Getting injured in a car accident can be very frightening for victims. Injuries that are sustained in a crash can be very obvious, such as broken bones, abrasions or brain trauma. However, there are injuries that may be less noticeable, such as back pain, internal damage and neck aches. No matter how serious injuries may be, in can be crucial to seek medical treatment after a crash to identify and begin treatment for any conditions. In regards to seeing a doctor, it is generally known that the sooner it happens, the better.This process can be significantly slowed down when the person responsible for a car accident does not stop to get help and make sure a victim is okay. Being left at the scene of a crash can be very [...]

After fleeing one accident, New York driver crashes into building2013-03-05T00:00:00+00:00
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