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 […]

Knowing Your Rights – The Statute of Limitations for Medical Negligence

by Robert G. Sullivan,Esq of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath and Cannavo,P.C. There are very few hard and fast rules under New York law.  However, the statute of limitations while one of the most fundamental, is also one of the most rigid and strict rules of law in this State.  The statute of limitations is how […]