Are New York Nursing Homes Liable for COVID-19 Deaths?

From mid-March to present, it’s estimated that over 6,400 nursing home patients officially died of COVID-related causes in New York State nursing homes, and untold thousands more are believed to have been affected. The pain, trauma and loss of human life that happened in such a short period of time is overwhelming. And although the … Read More

How to Prevent Hudson Valley Fireworks Injuries

With many communities canceling fireworks displays because of COVID-19, New York State residents are taking matters in their own hands. According to Google Trends, New Yorkers are looking to buy their own fireworks more than than twice as much as they usually do at this point in June. Additionally, the American Pyrotechnics Association predicts an … Read More

Hudson Valley Traffic Declined by 85% at Height of COVID-19

On March 22, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the New York on PAUSE executive order, affecting virtually every aspect of life in our community. For Hudson Valley accident victims seeking relief, it has meant that many cases have been in limbo or on hold, and for small business owners, it has begun a movement to get … Read More

The Most Commonly-Searched Personal Injury Law Questions

What are the most common questions about personal injury law that people search for on Google? We looked up the answers using an online tool called ahrefs, which estimates the number of times different questions are Googled every month in the United States. All of the answers come from our knowledge and experience of personal … Read More

Breakdown: COVID-19, Personal Injury Law, and the Hudson Valley

COVID-19 has affected every aspect of daily life for people in the Hudson Valley, and personal injury law is no exception. Today, we’re going to go over some of the ways it affects existing personal injury cases and potential new unrelated cases, as well as the prospect of a surge of coronavirus lawsuits in the … Read More

FDA Says to Dispose of Your Zantac

Lost in the COVID-19 news is a less common but important matter for acid indigestion sufferers: the cancer-linked impurities that have been found in Zantac and other ranitidine-based over the counter drugs. The latest news is that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering that manufacturers pull all involved products from the shelves, and … Read More

7 Kingston NY Crosswalks Being Improved to Reduce Personal Injury Accidents

Last year, the Daily Freeman reported that the City of Kingston is implementing a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan to improve over a dozen local intersections’ crosswalks. The improvements include the installation of curb ramps, “high visibility” crosswalks, and pedestrian signal updates, with the stated goal of reducing the number of vehicle-pedestrian accidents at those locations. … Read More

“Hundreds and hundreds of thousands” of lawsuits expected against Zantac

Last fall, the FDA began an investigation and announced recalls of certain drugs containing ranitidine, the most popular of which was Zantac. Laboratory tests have revealed a clear link between Zantac users and various kinds of cancer forming most commonly in the digestive tract. If you are a former Zantac patient who has been diagnosed … Read More