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$1.75 million jury award for gay Staten Island man who said cops beat, slurred him A federal jury awarded $1.75 million to a gay Staten Island man who accused cops of slurring him during a beatdown outside his home. Jurors in Brooklyn Federal Court deliberated 16 hours before deciding that four cops used excessive force […]

What is the No-Fault Insurance Law in New York?

What is the law if you are injured in a vehicle accident? In New York there is a distinction between a vehicle accident and all other types of torts. The New York legislature enacted the Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance Reparations Act (N.Y. CLS Ins. Law § 5101-5109) and the regulations pursuant to 11 N.Y.C.R.R. § […]

What are your legal rights if you are injured in a Ladder or Scaffolding accident?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that on average falls at construction sites kill between 150 and 200 workers and injure more than 100,000 workers every year. Ladders accidents and scaffolding accidents are two of the most common.  Working at elevated heights is obviously a very dangerous job. It is so dangerous in […]