Before the beloved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek passed away in 2020, one of the last champions he hosted was Brayden Smith. Smith, a five-time champion from Henderson, Nevada, would win a substantial sum of money as a gameshow champ but would pass away shortly after his stint on the show. One year after his death, Continue Reading..
The fun and freedom motorcycle riders experience is unmatched on the roadways of New York. Sadly, however, motorcycle riders and their passengers are the most vulnerable on the road and often suffer catastrophic injuries and death because of the actions of others. When motorcycle riders are the victims of such accidents, they can seek compensation Continue Reading..
Anyone who has ever been to New York knows how common construction sites are. It is important to remember that, although necessary, they also come with inherent risks. Unfortunately, accidents will happen, leading to vital workers having significant injuries that create financial challenges. Knowing your rights and legal remedies is essential if you find Continue Reading..
Recently, a carpenter received a $6 million settlement after suffering spinal fusion when a ladder was improperly placed at a construction site. Such high awards are made possible by the hard work of construction accident attorneys. Every year, thousands of construction workers are injured on the job, despite a litany of OSHA regulations designed to Continue Reading..
According to a Time article from 2015, most ER doctors order more tests than their patients need. A staggering 85% admitted that they typically order more tests than are required for a proper diagnosis, and 97% admitted to ordering at least one unnecessary imaging test. This additional testing may be caused by the doctors’ fear Continue Reading..
In July 2021, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that the state would receive a $1.1 billion settlement from three of the largest drug distributors in New York. Why was the settlement so high? And how do lawyers determine the value of a civil settlement? These questions don’t only matter in multi-billion dollar cases. Continue Reading..