The New York courts have previously determined that nurses who have been negligently exposed to the HIV virus through a scientifically accepted method of transmission of the virus may recover damages for emotional distress because of the fear of developing AIDS. But one appellate court has limited the time periodRead More →

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Spinal cord injuries are often caused by accidents. Many times, these injuries result from motor vehicle accidents. They can also be caused by a variety of other accidents,Read More →

Structural Defects Structural damages to a building, often due to age or wear and tear, can be a significant cause of injury. Uneven steps, parking lot potholes, cracked sidewalks, broken tiles, or torn carpeting can create dangerous situations for visitors to a building. As noted earlier, to prove negligence, youRead More →

Slip & Fall Injuries May Involve: Walkways Ramps Stairs Playing Surfaces Grates/Roller Skating Rinks Escalators Sports Fields & Surfaces Dance Floors Showers Bathtubs Ladders Footwear Scaffolds Mats and Carpets There are Four Types of Slip and Fall Accidents: Trip-and-fall accidents, where there is a foreign object in the walking pathRead More →