Ceceilia Berkowitz is officially a Leading Candidate for NYC Mayor 2013

Ceceilia Berkowitz, MBA and Wharton alum, is candidate for Mayor. A Finance Professor / Business woman with a Bloomberg Personality. Twitter @ceceilia

FDA requires black box warning-Reglan may cause permanent injury!

New York, NY (NewYorkInjuryNews.com)–The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov announced drug makers are now required to place a black box warning on all metoclopramide containing drugs like Reglan. Federal regulators must warn patients, healthcare professionals and medication consumers about the risk of serious injury in long-term or high-dose use of all metoclopramide containing […]

Bank of America settles $75 million Merrill Lynch employee lawsuit

B of A settles $75 million Merrill Lynch employees’ ERISA class-action lawsuit. New York, NY (NewYorkInjuryNews.Com)–Lawyers for the plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Merrill Lynch & Company alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), in federal court in November 2007. Lawyers for the wronged employees announced the settlement agreement, which was endorsed […]

Municipalities Can Be Held Liable When They Act Like Private Companies

By: Vito A. Cannavo – New York Lawyer –  When a municipality undertakes an activity normally performed by a private company, it can be held liable for damage that it causes.  This rule can help plaintiffs overcome the requirement of a special relationship, which can be a barrier to recovering against a municipality. Two recent […]

Food Poisoning and Food Products Liability Claims

By Nicholas Papain, Esq. Food poisoning, a human illness caused by contaminated foods or beverages, remains a common hazard of modern life. Food poisoning encompasses a wide range of symptoms and injuries. The effects may be relatively minor, involving episodes of fevers and chills, muscle aches or nausea and vomiting. More serious food poisoning cases […]

Landowners’ Liability under New York Law for Conditions on their Property

By Vito A. Cannavo, Esq. New York City, New York  (New York Injury News — New York Injury Lawyers Forum) — Under New York law, a landowner may be liable to a visitor injured on his or her property if a dangerous condition exists that is not open and obvious.  In a case entitled Roros […]