It can be devastating when you attend a New York hospital for treatment, only for your pain and suffering to worsen due to improper care, negligence and mistakes. However, if the effects of your poor treatment took time to develop to a noticeable state and link to the result of your medical care, is there a time limit on how long after the initial incident that you can pursue a medical malpractice suit?
As a New York resident, it can be devastating when your spouse is injured or dies as the result of negligence or other circumstances of wrongful death. That devastation can be compounded even further by the loss of physical and emotional intimacy that can be caused by significant personal injury or the passing of a spouse or partner. When you feel the loss of your partner's capacity in your relationship has diminished enough to significantly impact you and your household, this is often referred to in legal terms as loss of companionship or loss of consortium.
A lot goes through your mind when you are injured at your workplace. How serious is the injury? Can I afford to pay the medical bills? How long will I be away from work?
Head injuries are not always easy to diagnose. The early symptoms can feel like something else and some of the other symptoms don’t appear until days later.
It’s no secret that construction is one of the most dangerous industries in America. There are many hazardous factors that may be present at construction sites, including heavy machinery, materials such as silica dust or asbestos, and working high above the ground or below the ground in trenches.