New York Injury Law Blog

Do Increased Speed Limits Also Mean Increased Fatalities?

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers look into increased speed limits and if they contribute to increased fatalities.

Car crashes can occur for any number of reasons. While outside influences such as poor road conditions and inclement weather can increase the odds of being in an accident, dangerous and illegal driving behaviors such as talking or texting on cell phones, drinking and driving, and speeding are all commonly acknowledged factors in many cases […]

May 27, 2016 Read More

Parent Liability in Teen Auto Accidents

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers discuss the parent’s liability in auto accidents caused by their teens.

Getting a driver’s license is a big day in a teenager’s life, and a rite of passage that most teens and their families eagerly look forward to. After years of relying on mom and dad to take them where they want to go, a driver’s license is one more step to adulthood and independence for […]

April 11, 2016 Read More

Zofran Linked to Birth Defects after Use of Drug for Morning Sickness

Our New York dangerous prescription drug lawyers reports on FDA warnings that Zofran has been linked to birth defects after use of drug for morning sickness.

When pregnant, morning sickness is one of the most common complaints that expecting mothers have. Capitalizing on the opportunity to treat the suffering, GlaxoSmithKline, manufacturer of the anti-nausea drug Zofran, has been accused of marketing the drug to pregnant woman without approval from the FDA. Not only is doing so prohibited, but dangerous as well. […]

April 4, 2016 Read More

Dangers of Prescription Drug Xarelto

A popular anticoagulant drug, Xarelto may cause serious side effects in patients who are prescribed this drug or who abruptly discontinue use of Xarelto. A number of patients who have been harmed by Xarelto have already filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the prescription medication, alleging that Xarelto is a dangerous drug. New York […]

March 1, 2016 Read More

What to Do if You Are the Victim of a Hit and Run Accident

If you have been injured in a hit and run accident, New York auto accident lawyer Scott C Gottlieb is here to help.

A hit-and-run accident can be devastating. In addition to the pain and suffering that come from being involved in a serious accident, you are in the difficult position of lacking the information you need about the negligent driver who caused the crash. Hit-and-run accidents are rising in frequency in New York and across the country. […]

February 17, 2016 Read More

30 Years After Drinking Age Law Change, New York Sees Decrease in Fatal Car Accidents

Binghamton, NY car accident lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb is here to help you if you have been injured by a drunk driver.

A recent article published in The Daily Orange provides some comforting news about driving in New York. Thirty years after the legal drinking age was raised from 18 to 21, the rate of alcohol-related traffic fatalities in the state is down by 60 percent. According to the article, the number of drunk driving fatalities has […]

February 1, 2016 Read More

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Cause Serious Injuries

Hip replacements helps many people but many metal on metal hip replacements have been recalled due to eroision

For aging adults, hip replacement surgery may be necessary. And while some hip replacements restore mobility and result in decreased pain for patients, they can also cause serious complications. When defective hip replacement kits are used, an adverse medical event may occur. The following considers metal-on-metal hip replacement recalls and potential side effective of these […]

January 25, 2016 Read More

The Dangers Lake Effect Snow Poses for Driving in New York

Driving in New York lake effect snow conditions can be extremely dangerous says Binghamton car accident lawyer Scott C Gottlieb

Driving in the winter is dangerous. In New York, where lake effect snow is a reality, drivers may be at an even higher risk of having an accident. In fact, in 2014, there were 25,510 traffic accidents that involved slippery pavement or driving conditions, according to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. In […]

December 15, 2015 Read More

Hidden Dangers of Vapor Pens: Explosions

Vaping is a healthier alternative to cigarette smoking, however, there are still hidden dangers in e--cigarette explosions explains New York personal injury lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb

Vapor pens have quickly gained popularity for their purported safety and lessened adverse health consequences over real cigarettes. However, despite their lack of smoke and their popularity, vapor e-cigs may be more dangerous than you may think. In fact, they have been exploding—quite literally—around the country. If you have been harmed by a vapor pen, our New […]

December 14, 2015 Read More

Self-Driving Cars Raise Moral Issues Involving Responsibility for Accidents

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers report on self-driving cars and the moral issues involving responsibility for accidents.

 The future is here. Autonomous or “self-driving” cars have arrived on the scene, and Americans are asking tough technical, moral and ethical questions. How do they work? Will they be safe? How much will they cost? Will they be able to drive on highways, back roads, off-road, through school zones, etc.? Where are the limits? […]

November 26, 2015 Read More
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