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Wrongful Death

The Number of Wrongful Deaths in New York City Hospitals is Shocking The number of wrongful deaths occurring in New York City hospitals lately is nothing less than shocking. In the past five years, hospitals in New York City have seen 468 deaths due to medical malpractice and misconduct. The…

Wrongful death refers to a death that is caused by the wrongful or neglectful act of another person or party. When a wrongful death occurs, the surviving family members have the right to file a wrongful death action for damages in civil court, which can yield compensation for economic and…

Two separate families were walking close to each other on a sidewalk in the Bronx when a car that had run out of control veered off the road, over the curb and onto the sidewalk on Halloween. The three members of the two groups who were killed in the accident…

At the young age of 25, Brian Jacome lost his life in an elevator accident at New York Avenue Apartments in Atlantic City, N.J., late last week. He was called to the property, which houses disabled and elderly people, to address problems with the elevator. This dreadful accident took place…

While some see a day when cars will drive themselves and reduce traffic crashes caused by human error, California isn’t quite ready to concede its roads to self-driving vehicles. Since Google introduced a Toyota Prius two years ago capable of driving a blind man to Taco Bell, the California Department…

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