Child Victims Act Takes Effect

First Sexual Abuse Victims File Suit in New York State In a New York Times opinion piece published on August 14, Jennifer Araoz describes how, at age 14, she was recruited and groomed to be a sex toy for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. In the fall of 2001, she writes, she was approached outside her […]

Our Home, Our Streets. No Off-Road Vehicles Allowed.

Albany Personal Injury Attorneys Explain the Danger of Off-Road Vehicles As a runner or bicyclist there’s nothing better than having the freedom to exercise in peace and to enjoy the pleasantness of being outdoors doing the activities we love most. Dirt Bikes on the Roadways in Albany County The inhabitants of Albany County have had […]

Falling TVs, Dressers, Cabinets and Furniture Causing Deadly Injuries to Children

Albany Personal Injury Attorneys Explain Hazards of Unsecured Furniture Falling on Young Children There is a hidden hazard affecting children in homes, schools and daycares—the danger of furniture and appliance tip-overs.  Unfortunately, there is no law to protect children from this danger, and while some manufacturers are recalling and redesigning their products, there remain millions […]

Will Lying to State Prosecutors Become a Felony?

Albany White Collar Crime Lawyer on NYS Lying to State Prosecutors Bill In December 2001, lifestyle maven Martha Stewart received a call from her stockbroker, Peter Bacanovic, warning her that an adverse FDA ruling on a new drug developed by ImClone Systems would cause the pharmaceutical company’s stock price to plummet. Stewart immediately dumped all […]

Valsartan, Blood Pressure Medication, Recalled After Potential Link to Cancer Discovered

New York Defective Products Attorneys Discuss Valsartan Recall The FDA announced a voluntary recall of several heart and blood pressure medications containing the active ingredient of valsartan last month. An impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), was found in the recalled products. NDMA has been linked to an increased risk of cancer in studies, according to the FDA. It has […]