11 Oct 2016

For years, insurers and doctors have contended that jury awards and settlements have created an insurance crisis in medical malpractice. A recent study released by the Center for Justice and Democracy, a consumer advocacy group in New York, which was compiled from regulatory findings by insurers to State regulators, found that net claims for medical malpractice paid by fifteen of the lea...

11 Oct 2016

Weiser & Associates, P.C., is proud to announce that The Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board has once again selected Martin J. Weiser to be included in its 2006 edition of Who’s Who in American Law. The Board stated that inclusion in the edition is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their fields of endeavor and who have, thereby, contributed...

11 Oct 2016

After a five week trial in the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, a jury of six awarded the Estate of Dennis Rodd, a volunteer firefighter in Coram, Long Island, $2,200,000.00 in damages. Martin J. Weiser tried the case for the plaintiff. The five defendants were represented by prominent law firms in New York City and Long Island. This jury verdict was published in Newsday and The New York J...

11 Oct 2016

Our firm was recently retained by a family living in an apartment building in upper Manhattan. All of the family members, including the children, have suffered from a multitude of health problems over the past two years. Family members suffered from chronic eye infections, asthma, and skin allergies. During the spring of 1999, the family discovered black mold in portions of the apartment...

11 Oct 2016

Sixteen million Americans have diabetes, but a third are unaware they have it. A diabetic has too much blood glucose, or sugar, because the pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin, a hormone that helps the body use glucose for energy. Too much glucose weakens cells and can eventually damage eyes, nerves, kidneys, and the heart and circulatory system. Today, people can get good help di...

11 Oct 2016

On August 8, 2001, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the manufacturer of Baycol was voluntarily withdrawing it from the market. Baycol, a cholesterol-lowering statin drug, has been linked to 52 deaths. Studies indicate that Baycol may cause rhabdomyolysis, a disease that is known to destroy skeletal muscle tissue. Reports of fatalities from the use of Baycol appear to ...

11 Oct 2014

Weiser & Associates has entered into a joint venture agreement with George Fleming & Associates – a law firm in Houston, Texas – to represent individuals who sustained personal injury as a result of taking the popular diet drug, Fen-Phen. Fen-Phen is the common name for the combination of the drugs Pondimin and Redux. The manufacturer, American Home Products, marketed the drug...