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Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Ankle Fracture Injury Lawyer

What are Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Fractures? Whether an ankle injury occurs due to a bad fall at work or in a major traffic accident, the damage done from a broken ankle can take many weeks or months to fully heal. Motorcycle riders and sports enthusiasts can also suffer serious harm to their ankle bones. In some very difficult cases, surgeons must perform repeat operations to correct any malunion (improper healing) and to further stabilize the ankle joint. An experienced personal injury lawyer who offers a free consultation can help coordinate best in class medical care to speed recovery and obtain full compensation. Bimalleolar...

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Adaptive Clothing Can Make Life Easier for the Disabled

Adaptive Clothing Can Make Life Easier for the Disabled

After surviving major accidents and surgeries, many of the newly disabled must address unexpected life challenges. For example, they must find clothes that help minimize their pain and discomfort while dressing each day and trying to increase their mobility. Others disabled people must either search for clothing that will not interfere with their care while bedridden -- or when moving about using wheelchairs or other assistive devices. Should temporarily or permanently disabled adults or children want clothing that also looks fashionable, they will have to look even harder to meet their needs. While many stylish yet adaptive clothes can be a...

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Preparing Our New York City Personal Injury Clients for Their Depositions

Over the years, our firm has learned that telling our clients how their lawsuits will normally unfold and helping them prepare for their depositions are two of our most important tasks. Once we’ve accepted your case, we’ll carefully investigate all the facts, obtain all the pertinent medical records and other documents -- and then file the pleadings. Your deposition is part of the lawsuit stage known as discovery. During this process, we’ll request crucial documents and records from the defendant’s attorney (and those possessed by any insurance company that may be involved). We may also send out questions that require sworn...

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Investigation Ongoing Into Crash that Killed Mother and Child

Investigation Ongoing Into Crash that Killed Mother and Child

An investigation is still ongoing into a crash that caused the death of a mother and her baby. Zuleyma Lopez was with her four children when they were hit by an SUV while in Fishkill. Both Lopez and her 10-month-old baby were killed in the accident. This information comes from state police. Lopez and her four children were crossing Route 52 in Fishkill on the north side. The driver was in a 2003 GMC Yukon in the westbound turning lane. He didn’t see them crossing the street, and he collided into them. The three other children were also injured. The state police...

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Buffalo Police Officer Involved in Fatal Accident, One Woman Dead

one woman dead in Buffalo in accident involving cop

On March 31, 2018, a Buffalo Police officer was headed to a call and on the way, he was involved in a crash that ended up killing a woman in the North Buffalo area. The Buffalo Police have called in the New York State Police to help them investigate the crash. This accident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. on Friday and happened on Hertel Avenue and Tennyson Avenue. According to the police, a veteran of the fore was headed down the road and responding to a call on Starin Avenue. The victim has been identified as Susan Lotempio, a 64-year-old woman. The details of...

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Three Critically Hurt in Accident that Brought Grand Central Parkway Traffic to a Stop

6 hurt in New York car accident

On March 30th, 2018, six people were injured, including three people who were critically injured, in a significant crash that happened on Grand Central Parkway in Queens. This crash shut down two lanes of the highway for a few hours during the busy Friday morning commute time. This information came from officials as well as traffic cams. According to law enforcement, a 2004 Honda headed east on Grand Central rear-ended a 2018 Mini Cooper at approximately the 7 a.m. hour. This happened near Jewel Avenue and three people in the Honda were sent flying from the car. Victims were take to a...

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Sanitation Worker Causes Chain Reaction Collision in Queens

Sanitation Truck Accident in Queens

  A sanitation worker in the Queens area who thought it would be a good idea to take the wheels on his own ended up in trouble with the police last Saturday. He caused a chain reaction collision because he decided to move a van that was in the way of his sanitation truck. This is the reason the police gave as to why the accident occurred. The driver of the sanitation truck, James M. McGuinness, 50, was gathering garbage on Hampton Street near Elmhurst Avenue in the Flushing neighborhood at roughly 11:30 a.m. While doing so, he saw a 2003 Ford...

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Bronx Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Examine How a Jury Views a Cyclist’s Injuries After A Crash

When you first get hurt in a motorcycle accident, there is an urgent need to focus on healing explains one of the Bronx motorcycle accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. Recovering from serious injuries could mean spending time in the hospital and/or a rehabilitation facility. For example, someone with a shattered femur could undergo multiple surgeries to repair the damage. He could have permanent hardware in the leg and a lifetime of arthritis because the bones will only heal to a certain extent. His leg might also experience a lifetime of numbness and/or nerve damage in affected areas....

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The Many Roles of the Personal Injury Lawyer

Looking for a good personal injury lawyer

A personal Injury lawyer has numerous roles, the majority of which align with helping clients receive compensation after being injured in an accident. The Personal Injury lawyer is available to answer clients' questions, and to  handle all insurance related issues, with a goal toward ultimately recovering full and fair compensation for the client. His or her job is to make certain that the individual who caused the accident accepts responsibility for it,  and that this person or his or her insurance company, covers the client's losses.  This includes compensation for all past and future medical bills that are related to the accident,...

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Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Pool Accidents

New York personal injury lawyer at the F&A injury law firm discusses swimming pool accidents and how to be safe this summer. According to the CDC, everyday 10 people die from drowning. Those that are rushed to the hospital and survive often face severe brain damage resulting in: Memory Problems Learning Disabilities Permanent loss of basic functions With summer approaching, personal injury lawyer, Frekhtman and Associates, wants to discuss pool accidents. Let's examine some common causes of pool accidents. Lack of Barrier In most communities, the law requires a four-sided isolation fence. This separates the pool are from the yard and the house. The goal...

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