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Construction Workers Deserve Safe Job Sites

Construction workers routinely face significant dangers on the job. Because the worksites are so dangerous, New York State has provided minimum safety requirements that property owners, general contractors, subcontractors and others must comply with to prevent or reduce unnecessary injuries. Our construction workers deal with significant dangers every day at the job site. They work with big mac... CONTINUE READING

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Motorcycle Accidents, Hazards and Insurance in New York

In Buffalo and Western New York we have short summers and a limited amount of time to enjoy riding a motorcycle. Far too many motorcycle crashes occur when the motorcycle operator is using caution and obeying all traffic laws. Even though the motorcycle operator may be using extreme caution and driving defensive, there are still many motorcycle crashes in a short period of time in Western New York... CONTINUE READING

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Another Patient Has a Violent Death at Emerald South Nursing Home

At 6 a.m. on June 4, 2018, Buffalo Police received a 911 call from an employee of the Emerald South Nursing Home who found an 87-year-old resident of the nursing home, lying in the parking lot, as she was coming into work. the patient sought to attempted to escape the nursing home by tying clothes and bed sheets together. He then tried to climb out of his third floor window when he plummeted 34 fe... CONTINUE READING

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How Safe Is Your Family On The Road?

You likely have heard of the horrific schoolbus/dump truck crash which occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark last week. What you may not know is the extensive history of dangerous safety violations of the companies and driver involved. Please think of your family and loved ones as you read this. As a personal injury attorney, I routinely see automobile drivers doing everything right,... CONTINUE READING

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Febuary 20, Senator Schumer called for mandatory underide guards on tractor trailers. Underride guards are inexpensive side guards on trailers that prevent injury and save lives. Truck accident attorney John Feroleto has advocated for the simple safety guards to reduce necessary... CONTINUE READING

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Elders Rights Being Challenged

In many societies, the elders are revered, and looked up to for their wisdom and experience. The Buffalo, and Erie County community has a high percentage of seniors. Many spend their last years in senior citizen housing or nursing homes. While there are some fine local facilities, unfortunately, there is substandard and negligent care in numerous Western New York nursing homes. It is important tha... CONTINUE READING

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Bus Driver Gets Hired by Bus Company After DUI, Speeds Through Red Light Causing 3 Deaths

We have talked before about dangerous charter bus companies. A large number of charter or tour buses travel through Western New York, in upstate New York, on the New York State Thruway, or on our other roadways. Many tour and travel buses charter through Erie County, Chautauqua County, Genesee County, Monroe County and other counties, which host the New York State Thruway. Charters from Ontario, C... CONTINUE READING

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Nursing Home Fined in Patient Death

In Buffalo, and throughout Western New York, there is far too many incidents of nursing home neglect. In fact, about one third of all nursing homes in Western New York have the lowest possible rating in scoring by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. As a Buffalo nursing home neglect attorney I too often see a disturbing lack of care for our el... CONTINUE READING

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Your Car: Talking to Other Cars?

Your car may be talking before you know it. To other cars. Last month, the Federal Government proposed safety rules requiring all new cars and small trucks have technology allowing the vehicles to talk to one another. As an attorney that sees far too many car accidents and truck crashes due to distraction or inattention, I am all for technology that will reduce motor vehicle accidents. The Transp... CONTINUE READING

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20 States Filed Suit on Price-Fixing by Drug Firms

The Attorneys General sued pharmaceutical industry giants in a scheme to artificially inflate (a/k/a rip off the public) the prices of a diabetes, and an antibiotic drug. As a personal injury lawyer in New York, I am keenly aware of the escalation in prices for necessaryprescription medications. Accident victims without insurance it gouged directly, and the public is harmed by greater insurance pr... CONTINUE READING

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