Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
Main Navigation

September 2015 Archives

Trusts helpful for managing assets

Trusts are valuable estate planning tools when it comes to managing your assets in the complex modern world. However, determining which trusts may be fitting for your situation in the event of your death can be overwhelming, with the wrong decision potentially having negative long-term implications. An experienced estate planning attorney in New York can help you determine if a trust is an appropriate planning tool for you and your family.

Tori Spelling files premises liability lawsuit

A slip-and-fall accident can cause serious injuries in a wide range of business settings, including restaurants in New York. One high-profile individual recently said she was a victim of this type of accident while she was at a hibachi restaurant in another state. Actress Tori Spelling claimed she was burned as a result of the slip-and-fall accident and has thus filed a premises liability suit against the hibachi restaurant chain.

Man files medical malpractice suit, awarded $28 million

When a New York doctor misdiagnoses a serious condition, this may reduce a patient's quality of life or even end his or her life in certain circumstances. One out-of-state medical malpractice case involves a patient who said that doctors misdiagnosed his ulcer. He filed a suit against them and was recently awarded damages totaling $28 million.

Traumatic brain injury symptoms have many causes

Traumatic brain injuries can change people's lives in a variety of ways based on the severity of their individual cases. One person with traumatic brain injury, for example, may struggle to concentrate on tasks, while others may experience headaches and memory problems that end up resolving completely. Some individuals with severe or moderate injury in New York are able to regain the functional status they had prior to their injury, while others do not.

Car accidents may stem from negligence, mechanical failure

Four men tragically lost their lives in a single-car accident in New York. The accident took place on a recent Wednesday morning. These types of fatal car accidents sometimes happen due to the negligence of the driver, in which case the driver may be held liable for the victims' deaths.

© 2019 by Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP All rights reserved. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.