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Wills must be updated following major life changes

Estate planning is an ongoing process in New York because life is constantly changing. In addition to creating wills or setting up trusts, it is important for people to ensure that their estate plans are regularly updated. Several situations are indicators of the need to review and update an estate plan.

Car accidents: Limo driver's alleged negligence injures 3

When New York residents are injured in automobile crashes, the severity of the injuries may lead to many months of medical care. This might cause the victims to experience high levels of stress and little chance of focusing on recovering. Long-term rehabilitation after car accidents may also mean months away from work without income, exacerbating the anxiety experienced by the victims.

Premises liability lawsuit filed against aquarium

New York business owners are responsible for keeping their properties safe for customers. If they fail to do so, they may be held financially responsible for any injuries suffered on their premises. A woman in a recent out-of-state case recently claimed she suffered an injury while touring an aquarium called Ocean World. She has filed a premises liability lawsuit against the business.

Premises liability suit filed against Popeye's restaurant

A routine trip to a restaurant in New York may lead to a trip to the hospital if a person is injured on the restaurant premises. In one recent out-of-state case, a man claimed he suffered injuries in a slip-and-fall accident that occurred at a Popeye's restaurant. The man has therefore filed a premises liability claim against the eatery.

Brain injury victims struggle to regulate emotions

One of the challenges that people with traumatic brain injury face in New York is being able to control and regulate their emotions. Brain injury victims also struggle to remember information and might also suffer from headaches. However, researchers are exploring whether deep-brain stimulation may actually help to improve the lives of brain injury victims.

Man alleges failure to diagnose in medical malpractice suit

When New York doctors fail to diagnose their patients' conditions and their patients suffer harm from these conditions, the doctors may be held financially responsible through the civil court system. In a recent out-of-state medical malpractice case, a man claimed that a hospital was negligent in not properly diagnosing his leg pain. The alleged failure to diagnose condition reportedly caused him to suffer harm.

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