U.S. flagged Maersk container ship ousts Somali pirates!

New York, NY (NewYorkInjuryNews.com)–Breaking News: Unconfirmed reports continue to hit the news medias claiming an American crew regained control this morning of a container ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. As reported by the TimesOnline, military officials with the Pentagon say the American container ship crew has one pirate in […]

Robert Sullivan Addresses the Failure to Monitor Labor and the Necessity of Caesarean Section Delivery

In this educational piece, New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. describes how the failure to monitor a delivery, and, in some instances, perform a Caesarean Section delivery, can lead to medical malpractice. All too often, individuals are harmed when health care professionals either fail to properly monitor a woman during labor or […]

New York State’s Dram Shop Act: The Seller of Alcoholic Beverages to an Intoxicated Person is Liable to a Person Injured by the Intoxicated Person

By Christopher T. McGrath, Esq. – In New York, many people assume that when they are injured by a drunk driver, their only recourse is to bring an action against that individual. This is not always the case. If prior to the collision, the intoxicated individual was sold drinks by another individual or establishment while he […]

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains Why Uterine Rupture Takes Place in Patients Electing Natural Delivery Following A Previous Cesarean Section

In this final article in a series on the topic, New York lawyer Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. explains why a previous c-section increases the risk of uterine rupture during natural delivery, and outlines the precautions hospitals must take to ensure that uterine rupture does not occur. Uterine rupture during vaginal birth after Cesarean Section (“VBAC”) […]

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Robert G. Sullivan Addresses The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

In this article, Robert G. Sullivan, Esq., a New York lawyer concentrating in the representation of patients injured by medical malpractice, describes colon cancer screening and its benefits to those at increased risk for the disease. After lung cancer, colon or colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the United […]

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 […]