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Medical malpractice in New York: Where to find support if injured

Countless examinations, treatments and surgical procedures are provided daily in medical facilities throughout New York and the rest of the nation. Although there is obviously a certain amount of risk involved in any medical process, patients have the right to reasonably assume those caring for them will act according to the highest levels of accepted safety standards. Substandard care and medical malpractice have caused thousands of serious injuries, wreaking devastation upon victims and their families.

Wrongful death possible in New York crash

Two people are dead in Northampton, police have reported, following a serious car accident. Two 20-year-old men have been tragically killed, and a 19-year-old woman is in critical condition at a New York hospital. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash, and while criminal charges will not be filed in this case, a wrongful death suit is still a possibility. 

Car accidents: New York teen dies in crash

A teenager involved in a serious crash on Interstate 81 has been released from the hospital. Car accidents can often cause critical injuries, and this was the case for a 16-year-old Whitesboro, New York, teen who barely survived the crash. Another teen was not so lucky and perished in the accident, which is still under investigation by authorities. 

Car accidents: 1 dead in New York

A passenger in a vehicle that crashed on Interstate 86 is dead and several others are injured, according to a county sheriff's office. Several law enforcement agencies preside over the investigation of car accidents in New York, and many were involved in unraveling what happened on the morning of Oct. 11. So far, no charges have been filed against the driver. 

Do you have a valid premises liability claim? We can help.

If you have been injured while on public or private property due to unsafe conditions, you may have valid grounds for a civil claim. Owners or managers of the property have the responsibility to maintain safe property conditions and provide adequate safety measures for the protection of visitors. We help people who have been injured in a slip-and-fall or other accident related to dangerous conditions seek a full recovery through premises liability claims.

Possible grounds for wrongful death claim after fatal accident

A tragic accident in Cicero left one person dead and another person in critical condition. The three-car accident occurred along Interstate 81 south when a teenage driver crossed over the median and entered a lane of oncoming traffic. Due to the circumstances of the accident, the family of the deceased may have grounds for a wrongful death claim.

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