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NY’s Child Victims Act Allows all Victims regardless of age to Seek Civil Action until August 14, 2020

By |2019-08-14T15:49:32+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Child Abuse And Molestation, Local News, Sexual Assault|

NY's Child Victims Act - opens up a one-year “Look Back”, one-time-only period (August 14, 2019 through August 14, 2020) to allow all victims to seek civil action against their alleged abusers and the institutions that allegedly protected the abusers, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.

FDA orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, to stop distribution immediately

By |2019-05-09T13:29:26+00:00May 7th, 2019|Defective Medical Equipment, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Recalls, Uncategorized|

On April 16, 2019, the FDA ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse (cystocele) to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices, which is the premarket standard [...]

Post 911 Combat Veterans Suffering From Hearing Loss

By |2019-04-26T14:41:33+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Defective Products, Local News, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Press Releases|

The defective product associated with the aforementioned conditions are The Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) that were issued to military service members from 2003 to 2015 for use both domestically and during deployment, including combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.

NYC Transit Authority Found 100% at Fault

By |2018-10-11T18:44:51+00:00October 11th, 2018|Attorney Articles, Local News, Municipal Liability, Slip And Fall/premises Liability, Slip-and-fall Accidents, Stair Accidents, Thomas P. Valet, Unsafe Property/premises Liability|

RGLZ Trial Attorney Tom Valet Wins $8,000,000.00 Verdict After a Brooklyn Jury Finds the NYC Transit Authority 100% at Fault. After a heavy snowstorm RGLZ’s client fell down an exterior subway staircase injuring his back, neck and shoulder. He required 3 surgeries, 2 to his spine and 1 to his [...]

Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury

By |2018-09-25T18:22:32+00:00September 25th, 2018|Personal Injury|

“I shook him to quiet him down”. The end result is “Shaken Baby Syndrome”, a despicable crime usually borne of ignorance. The victim, a defenseless baby, ends up brain damaged or even dies. The mechanism of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) are identical.

Helpful Information to Avoid Boating Tragedies

By |2019-07-16T13:47:35+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Local News, Personal Injury|

While spending time near water or on a boat can be an enjoyable way to spend a summer day, some dangerous conditions can exist if you are not properly equipped and prepared to deal with them. Three uncommon, and also avoidable, causes of serious injury include: Electrocution Being struck by a propeller Carbon monoxide (CO) [...]

FDA Warns of Illegal Use of Injectable Fillers

By |2018-11-30T15:54:41+00:00November 14th, 2017|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

  Are you considering a procedure to shape or increase the size of certain parts of your body? Beware of using injectable silicone for body contouring or any other unapproved products to achieve your goals. Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Although the FDA has approved certain injectable [...]

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Defective Cook IVC Filter Mass Tort Trial Underway

By |2019-04-26T14:23:42+00:00November 7th, 2017|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Tort Cases|

The First Cook IVC (Intra-Vena Cava) Filter bellwether trial started last week in Indiana October 27th, 2017 The plaintiff’s case is underway in the first of three mass tort trials on whether Cook Medical Inc. is liable for selling a defective IVC filter that migrated through a blood vessel and punctured the plaintiff’s intestine. [...]

Lavern’s Law | Date of Discovery Bill

By |2018-12-19T19:43:54+00:00September 27th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Delayed Diagnosis Of Cancer, Diagnostic Errors, Failure To Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Michael Glass, Michael Levine, Wrongful Death Claims|

It's named after a woman, Lavern Wilkinson, who died in 2013 of treatable lung cancer. Her radiologist noticed a suspicious mass in 2010, but Lavern was never told. When she went back more than 2½ later for a chronic cough, she was told she had cancer, that it had spread, and that it was terminal.

Does Your Dog Bite?

By |2018-02-13T22:56:35+00:00August 25th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Personal Injury|

Despite dogs being man’s best friend, many people are justified in being wary around dogs they are not familiar with.  The World Health Organization estimates approximately 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year.  Perhaps most concerning is that children make up the largest percentage of dog bite victims.  Animal bites can result in [...]

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