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 […]

When Are Liens and Claims to Be Repaid from Car Accident Lawsuit Settlements?

By Christopher T. McGrath, Esq. -In this article, New York lawyer Christopher McGrath describes the circumstances when a victim of a car accident must repay liens following the settlement of a lawsuit.   In New York, the settlement of a lawsuit may require the repayment of all or a portion of workers compensation benefits previously […]

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Robert Sullivan Calls Uterine Rupture the Primary Risk of Natural Delivery After Previous Cesarea

In this second  article in a series on the subject of natural childbirth for mothers who previously delivered via Cesarean section, New York lawyer Robert G. Sullivan, Esq. explains that the rupture of the uterus is the most serious risk. With the option of vaginal delivery being made available to mothers who previously delivered via […]

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 […]

New York Premise Liability Attorney Discusses When A Municipality Is Responsible For A Negligent Driver

By Vito A. Cannavo, Esq.  – New York City Trial lawyer, Vito A. Cannavo, Esq.experienced in municipal and premise liability, educates on the issue of a jury’s determination as to whether a municipality is responsible for a negligent driver in car accident lawsuits. A victim can recover against a municipality for injuries sustained in an automobile […]