Justice prevails in Excessive Force case

Kings County, New York.  Our client was enjoying the J"Ouvert Festival with family and friends in Brooklyn, when the group was approached by police.  All the male members of the group were searched without probable cause and subjected to verbal abuse.  Finding nothing illegal, the police left, only to be followed by another set of officers who
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Bronx Trial: father and daughter struck by City Bus

Our client was crossing the street in the crosswalk with his 12 year old daughter when an "accordion" City Bus, making a right hand turn, struck our client in the crosswalk and ran over his legs.  Client suffered multiple fractures to his feet and ankles, requiring surgery.  Despite patent responsibility, the Bus Driver testified at deposition
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

We represent many individuals who have been injured in motorcycle accidents.  Time and time again, cars fail to notice motorcyclists driving lawfully upon the road and cut in front of them, merge directly into their lane or force them off the road.  Time and again, it is the motorcyclist alone who suffers injury from the other driver’s
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DOG BITE CASES: Proof of Vicious Propensity

For nearly 200 years, the law of New York has been that the owner of a domestic animal who either knows or should have known of that animal's vicious propensities will be held responsible for any harm the animal causes as a result of those propensities. See e.g. Vrooman v Lawyer, 13 Johns 339 ; Hosmer v Carney, 228 NY 73, 75 ; see also,
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS: The Search for all sources of coverage.

In some respects, at first glance, motor vehicle accidents may seem like the simplest type of personal injury claim.  After all, in most instances the police arrive at the scene and take a report, which includes information such as the identification of the driver and registered owner of each involved vehicle, the insurance carrier for each
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