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Personal injury attorney files new lawsuit against GM
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A prominent Texas personal injury attorney has filed a new lawsuit against General Motors Co. on behalf of 156 people who died or were injured in allegedly defective vehicles recalled this year by the automaker —but who likely are not eligible for GM's victims compensation fund.
 
Kaplan Lawyers PC, New York City Personal Injury Law Firm, Helps 9/11-Related Cancer Victims Understand Legal Rights
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New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers PC speaks out in support of the first responders and other heroes diagnosed with 9/11-related cancer. The firm’s executive director, Richard Sabatino, says victims may be entitled to significant IRS tax deductions and even personal injury relief. (PRWeb August 08, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12079938.htm
 
David Perecman Weighs In On Fatal Skydiving Accident On Long Island
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New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on a fatal skydiving accident on Long Island. (PRWeb August 05, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/prweb12072200.htm
 
David Perecman Pushes for Required Accident Reporting by Sightseeing Buses
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New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman urges New York City to require that double-decker sightseeing bus companies report accidents. Currently these companies have no legal obligation to report accidents like the Times Square crash that injured 14 people on August 5. (PRWeb August 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYautoaccidentlawyer/NYautoaccidentlawyer ...
 
Rottenstein Law Group LLP Announces Launch of WeHelpWomen.com
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The Rottenstein Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, has launched a new website dedicated to providing information about the dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and defective medical products used by women and legal options for women who might have suffered harm. (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12110033.htm
 
Report: Sharp Increase In Personal Injury Claims Against NYC Department Of Correction
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"Personal injury correction facility claims against the Department of Correction rose 37 percent between this year and last year, and have risen 114 percent since 2009," City Comptroller Scott Stringer said.
 
Construction Accident Lawyer Explains That Inadequate Protection May Have Contributed to Rye, NY Worker Injuries
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New York attorney Steven Schwartzapfel explains that lack of safety devices and worker protection is the cause of many worker injuries. (PRWeb August 01, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12065036.htm
 
I.U.E.C. Local 1 Union President Expresses Regret for Preventable Elevator Death
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A man fell to his death in an open elevator shaft in Queens on Wednesday afternoon. The man was moving a mini-fridge when he fell from the fourth story onto the top of the elevator
 
A sampling of editorials from around New York
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Daily Gazette of Schenectady on government transparency and New York's policy for purging emails. One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public information is having enough room to store it.
 
David Perecman Praises New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio for Signing Avonte’s Law
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New York attorney at law David Perecman, the lawyer for the family of Avonte Oquendo, applauds New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio for signing Avonte’s Law, a law to help protect special needs children. (PRWeb August 12, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/prweb12084336.htm