New York City Personal Injury Lawyer Nicholas Papain Explains How New York CPLR Article 16 Modifies the Traditional Common Law Rule of Joint and Several Liability in Products Liability and Other Personal Injury Cases New York does not follow the traditional law of joint and several liability. At common law, when a plaintiff-that is the […]
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 […]
Nicholas Papain- New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Construction accident attorney Papain on Rights of Workers Injured on a Barge.
By Nicholas Papain, Esq. In 2007, New York State enacted into law the New York False Claim Act. The law, modeled after a federal statute created during the Civil War to combat corrupt contractors, imposes liability on those who “knowingly present or cause to be presented to the state or a local government, a false […]