29 Jan 2020

It can happen in an instant, when you least expect it. You're walking along carefree one minute, and the next you’re face-down or sitting on your rear. You slipped and fell because of some trip or falling hazard. It may have been a wet surface, a wrinkle in a rug or uneven flooring. Whatever the reason, you need to know what to do next after your fall. Seek Medical Care The most im...

28 Jan 2020

Snow and ice are major hazards in the winter. They can cause damage to vehicles in parking lots and injuries to people on sidewalks, in driveways or in lots. Property owners are generally responsible for maintaining a safe place by removing snow and ice promptly. However, the responsibility is not quite as clear when the property is a rental. Read the Lease The first step is to rea...

11 Oct 2016

Have you or a loved one been harmed while being for by a medical professional? Do you feel that a medical professional's negligence is to blame for your injury? If so, you may have a medical malpractice claim. Medical malpractice is defined as an injury that results from the negligence or errors of a medical professional when they give care that is out of the ordinary in their field. ...

22 Sep 2016

With the rise in vehicle recalls, there is a greater chance than ever before that your vehicle will be included. While some recent recalls are very serious, including the Takata airbag recall that now affects more than 7.8 million vehicles in the U.S., others may be due to far less dangerous defects. Knowing exactly what you are dealing with is the first step in deciding how to act on a ...

14 Sep 2016

At Weiser & Associates our New York car accident lawyers have seen just how devastating these wrecks can be to everyone involved. This is particularly true for child passengers, who have done nothing wrong but still have to deal with the pain and suffering that comes as a result of these accidents. That's why we're happy to observe National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs ...

16 Aug 2016

In light of mass vehicle recalls, are you concerned about the safety of your vehicle? Is something not working properly on your vehicle and you want to get it fixed? Your vehicle may have a defect that needs fixed and may even pose a serious safety risk. Vehicle recalls are required by manufacturers when a part on a vehicle isn't up to safety standards and therefore poses an unnecessa...

09 Aug 2016

Every year, tens of thousands of Americans are killed by drunk drivers. The statistics in New York are similarly grim. The cold, simple fact is that drunk driving is a serious problem in the United States. That's why the federal government is launching a national campaign, timed to culminate with Labor Day weekend, called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” Scheduled to start on August ...

20 Jul 2016

Every year, cases of drunk driving spike over the summer months. Government agencies and local police have made strong efforts to reduce incidents of impaired driving with public awareness campaigns and DUI checkpoints. With extra attention on this issue from law enforcement, it is important to know your rights. Our New York police brutality lawyer offers some vital information for all d...

15 Jul 2016

Harley-Davidson has issued a recall for over 60,000 motorcycles due to an issue with the front brake line. This recall affects Touring models and CVO Touring models from 2014. Out of those models, the recall is for bikes that have anti-lock brakes that were made between July 1st of 2013 and May 7th. In these models, the front brake line can get pinched in-between the motorcycle frame ...

12 Jul 2016

Every year, more and more motorcycles are on the roadways sharing the blacktop and enjoying the freedom of movement that comes with life on two wheels. Because of a motorcycle's lack of protection, however, more and more injuries come with the decision to ride a bike. When you know the most common types of injuries associated with motorcycle accidents, you can make an effort to prevent t...