TAKING ON THE LARGE DEFENSE FIRMS
In a personal injury case, it is not the size of the law firm that is important, but the skill, determination and experience of the lawyers who are representing the clients. At BBNR, we take on the largest defense firms in NYC and repeatedly show them that their size means nothing. In August 2014, the New York Law Journal reported a decision by a Brooklyn Supreme Court judge that sanctioned one of the largest medical malpractice defense firms in NYC, Martin Clearwater & Bell, $15,000 for obstructing evidence. That case involves one of BBNRs clients, and it was BBNRs motion...
$4.5 million verdict for victim of surgical malpractice
Mr. D came to the law firm of Brand Brand Nomberg & Rosenbaum with his wife because of a surgery that went very wrong. It was supposed to be a simple back surgery. However, what happened changed the lives of the couple forever. Mr. D in 2003 went for a lumbar disc surgery at a New York City hospital. During this seven hour surgery, it was alleged that the neurosurgeon improperly cut the left common iliac artery, failed to realize the mistake, and allowed the plaintiff to remain untreated as he continued to bleed internally, resulting in brain damage. The...
New York Citys Best And Worst Hospitals
Consumers Reports Releases New York Citys Best and Worst Hospitals
A February 2012 report by Consumers Reports found that NYC Hospitals are some of the worst in the nation.According to Consumers, of the 50 lowest-scoring such hospitals nationwide, 30 are in the New York City area.The best score from a NYC hospital was NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan. However, there score was still 10 percent worse than the national average.
Best 5 hospitals were in the suburbs:
- St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, N.Y.: 22 percent better than average
- Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, N.Y.: 12 percent better than average
- Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J.:...
City Of New York Settles Medical Malpractice Suit For 18 Million To Avoid A Jury Trial
A brave Brooklyn mom whose hands and feet were amputated in a shocking medical nightmare has won a $17.9 million settlement from the city and a hospital.
New York Motor Vehicle Accident Law
Today a 22 year old Ramapo college student reportedly crossed lanes onto oncoming traffic resulting in a head on collision.The student was airlifted to a local hospital after police and EMS arrived at the scene.It was still unknown why the student crossed over into the other lane of traffic.
Many people do not know that when a person in New York State is injured in a motor vehicle accident, the car insurance, not the private health insurance, will be initially responsible for paying the medical bills.In this case, the auto insurance for the car the student was driving should be paying...
10 Important Legal Tips For New York Accident Victims
1.Even if you are paid off the books, you are entitled to workers compensation, but not social security disability.However, you may be entitled to supplemental security income.
2.If you are in the country illegally, you are still entitled to workers compensation benefits, but not social security benefits.
3.If you are struck by a motor vehicle and the driver flees the scene, you should call the police from the scene.If you do not, report the accident to the nearest police within 24 hours or you may lose coverage for medical benefits and lost wages.
4.If you are in a motor vehicle accident, you must...