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  • Faulty Heart Defibrilators-Cardiac Negligence Newsday reported today that the Food and Drug Administrations wants manufacturers of heart defibrilators to fix the faulty devices. The FDA reported yesterday that heart defibrilators have been faulty and crippled by design flaws for many years. They noted that these cardiac defibrilators have failed to work in life-and-death instances. In 2009 there were...
  • You Do a Google Search-Why Does Your Name Show Up on a Personal Injury Lawyer's Website? You're online looking for information and you decide to do a Google search for your name. You see a lawyer's website with your name on it and you can't understand why your name would be on a lawyer's website, so you click on it. What do you find? You may see your name mentioned in a sentence about an accident you were in. Buy you still ask yourself, "Why would my name show up on a lawyer's website?" There are a few reasons why, but let me tell you the most likely reason:
  • Elevator Accidents in New York Most people fail to realize that elevators are mechanical pieces of equipment. We take for granted when we walk into an elevator and push a button that it is going to take us to our destination without fail. However, that is not always the case. There are instances when the elevator will miss level causing someone to trip into the elevator or to fall out of the elevator from an elevated platform.
  • I lost a trial yesterday. Want to know why? I lost a trial yesterday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. But the most amazing thing happened today. My client called me today to thank me for what I did for her. She thought I was amazing. Her praise was so wonderful and unexpected that I asked her to put her feelings in an e-mail to me so I could put it on my website for others to see. She happily agreed. Although disappointed with the result of her case, she felt that my representation of her was outstanding. You might be asking why I would tell a story involving a case I lost at trial. I’ll tell you why.
  • I Can't Believe I Slipped On Ice! Over the years I have written many articles about slip and falls on snow and ice here in New York. I've had my share of slipping on ice. Today in New York it's a rainy 35° and the ground is covered in certain parts with melting ice. Parking my car in the back of my office building left me on a large patch of ice. Feeling brave and fearless, I eagerly got out of my car and began the short walk to the front door of my building. My black leather shoes had zero traction despite my heel being made of rubber. Unfortunately, the day that I decided to park on a large patch of ice it figures that I was not wearing my snow boots.
  • How to Choose a New York Lawyer From a TV Commercial You need to find an attorney. You're watching TV and see 5 different lawyer ads. How do you choose which law firm is right for you? Read the article to find out.