Doctor can sue Amusement Park for bumper car injury

San Jose Mercury News reports… Bumper car patrons at Great America theme park and other amusement parks may be able to sue if they get hurt in that laundry cycle of getting bounced and jostled on the popular rides. In a ruling Friday, a divided San Jose-based state appeals court found that a local doctor […]

FDA: Risk of oral birth defects in children born to mothers taking topiramate

New data suggest that the drug Topamax (topiramate) and its generic versions increase the risk for the birth defects cleft lip and cleft palate in babies born to women who use the medication during pregnancy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today. Before prescribing topiramate, approved to treat certain types of seizures in people […]

Police Officer Shot

State found liable for hazard in unofficial beach path Officer paralyzed when ATV hits fence stake
By Natalie White Contributing writer New York state recently agreed to pay $14.8 million to a police officer who was paralyzed while driving an ATV along an unofficial pathway behind Fire Island beach. The case turned on the question of […]

Why should I hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

Many people choose to settle minor (no injuries) car incidents claims with their insurance company, but it is a wise idea to hire a lawyer if involved in a major accident such as a fatality or even death. Accident lawyers can help you figure what options are best for your particular case when it comes […]

George Washington Bridge fatal car accident snarls morning commute

A 32-year-old Manhattan woman was killed in a single-car wreck Tuesday morning after she lost control of her minivan on the George Washington Bridge, authorities said. Patricia Salcedo’s Toyota van flipped several times and landed on its roof on the New York side of the bridge’s upper level about 4 a.m., authorities said. She was […]