Author: Finz & Finz, P.C.

In a car accident, occupants inside the vehicle may strike their head on the steering wheel, dashboard, window, or another surface. They may also experience a sharp neck movement called whiplash. Either of these violent events could easily result in a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI damages brain tissue and…

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People across New York are leaving their homes more frequently now that stay-at-home orders have come to an end, and businesses across New York have started to reopen. As you begin to drive again and interact with others outside of your home, it is crucial to be aware of specific…

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Roofing is one of the most dangerous jobs in construction. Not only do you have to work on an elevated surface, but when a roof is under construction, it may be unstable and can cause a severe accident. If a roof collapses on a construction site, workers are at risk…

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NEW YORK, NY – A story published yesterday and updated today in The New York Times discusses several incidents that occurred over the weekend as police and protesters clashed across all five boroughs. Demonstrations against police brutality are stretching into their fourth day as police continue to crack down with what has been widely…

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As anyone who lives in New York knows, cyclists and motorists have a responsibility to share busy streets and must exercise caution at all times to avoid serious accidents. But did you know that in New York City and New York State, it is a violation of the Vehicle and…

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If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog in New York, it is vital to know the laws regarding animal attacks and what type of compensation might be available to you. Being bitten by a dog can be devastating, leaving physical and emotional scars that can…

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For people across New York and Long Island, the explosion of Uber and other ridesharing services has been a welcome relief for many of our transportation headaches. The ability to hail and pay for a ride through a smartphone app has revolutionized the way we get around. Despite this convenience,…

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Shoulder dystocia is a delivery complication that occurs when an infant’s shoulders become lodged in the mother’s pelvis. The infant’s brachial plexus nerves could be damaged, causing complications like Erb’s Palsy or Klumpke’s Palsy. Shoulder dystocia often arises when: The baby is born feet first, placing undue stress on the…

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