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Ask Your Lawyer has a cumulative total of over 40 years of experience in prosecuting personal injury actions on behalf of its clients. The firm’s litigation practice is focused on mass tort, medical malpractice, products liability, and negligence actions.
Asbestos Lawyers New York New York has one of the highest rates of asbestos-related death in the USA. Because, many old buildings of the NYC, which are going through remodeling projects, were insulated with the asbestos materials a long time ago. Back then, asbestosView Practice Detail
Many people rely on medications to preserve their health and treat serious medical conditions. When those drugs are defective, the resultant injuries can be devastating. Defective Drugs Before new drugs can be put on the market, they must obtain approval by the Food andView Practice Detail
Defective medical device lawyer in New York There are countless medical devices that are incredibly helpful in saving and prolonging the lives of numerous patients across New York each year. Medical devices can be a blessing and many are used widely to diagnose andView Practice Detail
Business Lawyer NYC Every business goes through many disputes and disagreements, and sometimes the disputes are serious enough to require resolution through the legal process. Business disputes can be resolved through negotiation, mediation, or filing suit. If you have a commercial dispute, a litigatorView Practice Detail
Environmental Lawyers New York Federal and New York state environmental laws are designed to protect the public from hazards created by pollution, contamination, toxic materials, and other environmental hazards. At Ask Your Lawyer, we zealously represent individuals, landowners, businesses, and chemical companies in environmentalView Practice Detail
Medical Malpractice New York Medical malpractices have been a common thing in the New York City and in such a case what people need to turn to is medical malpractice lawyers NYC. There are all too many medical patients in New York who unfortunatelyView Practice Detail
We use consumer goods every day, for many purposes. But sometimes those products are dangerously defective, and those defects cause us injury. If you have been injured by a defective consumer product in New York, you can file a lawsuit to recover compensation forView Practice Detail
Injuries resulting from slips, trips, and falls are common, but victims can sustain severe and even life-threatening injuries. Slip and fall injury lawsuits are premises liability claims. Premises liability refers to property owners’ responsibilities to keep their property safe for those who are invitedView Practice Detail
Social Security Disability New York Most people never expect to have to quit work because of a disability, but disabling injuries or diseases are unfortunately common. Some disabilities are the result of a sudden workplace accident, others are the result of an accident atView Practice Detail
Workers Compensation New York It is unfortunate, but some workers are involved in accidents in the workplace, or suffer an illness because of their job. If you are injured on the job, New York law provides for workers’ compensation to provide benefits and moneyView Practice Detail
The events of September 11th were tragic, with thousands of people injured or killed. But those whose injuries were immediately apparent are not the only victims of the attack. Some have suffered illnesses, such as cancer, that developed later, but as a result ofView Practice Detail
Losing a loved one is devastating, especially when the loss comes unexpectedly. In addition to the emotional distress, a sudden death may cause financial hardship as well, especially if the victim was the sole or primary financial provider for his or her family. Fortunately,View Practice Detail
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The tort cause of action, “negligent infliction of emotional distress,” while available in just about all jurisdictions in the United States, has several restraints and limitations in bringing about this particular cause of action in many jurisdictions. Negligent infliction of emotional distress, as opposed ...READ MORE
The intentional entering of the property of another who has exclusive right to possession of that property is a trespass. It goes without saying that the trespasser must not have had the permission of the property owner (i.e., the individual must not be an ...READ MORE
All jurisdictions (cities, counties, and states) have specific laws regarding hunting and trespass. Local law enforcement is required to enforce these laws. In 40 states there are wildlife management agencies in place that have wildlife officials who are given authority to enforce hunter trespass ...READ MORE
The difference between criminal negligence and civil negligence is one of “risks.” What is the risks attendant on the behavior of the actor, and how serious are the consequences of such behavior? Civil Negligence and the Duty of Care Tort or civil negligence is ...READ MORE
How much warning is enough to prevent injury? Businesses and property owners alike display warning signs on their premises to alert anyone entering the property to beware of certain potential dangers. But if you are either an invitee, licensee, or trespasser on the property, ...READ MORE
During certain times in America’s history, we have gone through periods of civil unrest resulting in civil disobedience. This civil unrest takes on the form of a disruption of the normal order of things, usually by riots or some other form of protests. Instead ...READ MORE
Automobile insurance is mandatory in most jurisdictions in the United States. It is designed to provide coverage for the risk of financial liability as a result of an auto accident. The states that do not require a motorist to carry car insurance are Virginia, ...READ MORE
Watching the news and listening to the latest report on mass shootings, murder suicide crimes, violent gang wars, drug related killings, criminal child abuse and murder, we tend to wonder if this country is spiraling downward into an abyss of anarchy and chaos. We ...READ MORE
New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles were in a dead heat for the most ignominious title imaginable: the number one most violent crime city in the nation. Chicago, however, outpaced both New York and Los Angeles, despite having a population smaller than both ...READ MORE
One in thirteen senior citizens in New York alone is the victim of elder abuse. A 2010 study on the prevalence of elder abuse states that for every reported case, 24 cases go unreported. Often, senior citizens will not report to the authorities that ...READ MORE
We are used to viewing sexual assault, battery, and murder as criminal acts of violence, punishable by prosecution and, if found guilty, incarceration. There is another aspect of criminal charges that victims can explore in order to obtain restitution in damages for the injuries ...READ MORE
Accidents and injuries, whether while you are visiting the movies, a restaurant, a museum, or your friend’s home, may be covered under premise liability laws and may provide you with compensation for any injuries if those injuries occur through no fault of your own. ...READ MORE
Tragedies happen when we least expect them. Earlier this winter four recent high school graduates of New Trier High School perished in a canoe accident on an icy Wisconsin lake. The canoe apparently capsized on Mill Lake in East Troy, Wisconsin, according to Patch ...READ MORE
NBA basketball star Jay Williams was in a horrific motorcycle accident in 2003 that nearly took his life. He recounted the story in a FoxNews interview recently for his memoirs titled Life is not an Accident: A Memoir of Reinvention. The tale reminds us ...READ MORE
A recent article by Teen Vogue describes the process that a pharmaceutical company used to “create” a disease that people were originally unconcerned with. More specifically, the drug company Burroughs Wellcome and Co. did not create any diseases. Instead, they took a relatively common ...READ MORE