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Tragic Pedestrian Accident: Mechanical Difficulty or Drunk, Leering Driver?

There are all too many news stories of motor vehicles mounting curbs and striking pedestrians with tragic results. Two incidents like this occurred in Manhattan…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 29, 2009

Unwanted Prolongation of Life Held Not Actionable Without Separate Injury

The plaintiff alleged, in Cronin v. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2009 WL 711761 (March 17, 2009), that the defendant wrongfully prolonged the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 24, 2009

Tragic Day Care Toddler Death Highlights Childrens Food-Related Choking Hazards

In 2000, 160 children age 14 and younger died from obstruction - 41 percent caused by food items and 59 percent by nonfood items. In…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 22, 2009

Fallout from Salmonella in Tainted Peanuts Continues Unabated as President Obama Announces Creation of Food Safety Working Group

Recall after recall has resulted from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expansion of the Peanut Corporation of America's (PCA) Salmonella related recall to…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 18, 2009

FDA Launches SAFEKIDS Initiative to Assess Safety of Anesthetics And Sedatives In Young Children

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on March 13, 2009, agreements with five partners to study the effects of anesthetics and sedatives on the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 15, 2009

Dont Be So Sure That Dietary Supplements Are Safe, The F.D.A. Isnt

In the first 10 months of 2008 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) received 948 reports of health problems associated with dietary supplements, but…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 10, 2009

Study Finds Cell Phones Distract Preadolescent Children While Crossing Streets

Cell phones are known to distract motor vehicle drivers to the point that their safety is jeopardized and an accident may occur. But what about…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 05, 2009

Protect Your Children from Exposure to Lead Resulting From Home Renovation, Repair, and Painting Activities

Home renovation, repair, and painting activities cause elevated blood lead levels in children no doubt about it. A 1997 analysis conducted by the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Mar 03, 2009

Family Member a Victim of Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse? Bush Administration Rule Makes It Harder to Get the Information

With little notice and without a public comment period, a Bush administration change in federal rules on nursing home inspections will have the practical effect…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 28, 2009

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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