What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff’s injury has been caused by the negligence of another, but also arises in defamation torts. […]

Best of LI: voted BEST LAWYER

This is the fifth year in a row Woodbury-based attorney Daniel Buttafuoco has taken the top spot for Best Lawyer on Long Island. Along with this award…

Side-Curtain Airbags – Are they safe for children?

How do they work? The curtain airbag activates instantaneously in the event of a side impact crash, deploying from the top of the door rails above the side window. They form a cushion between the driver or passenger and the window and stay in place if the car rolls over to protect their head. Why […]

A Surge in Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Claims

With the thousands of injured woman injured as a result of the transvaginal mesh complications we beg the question: why did the FDA approve it in the first place? If you are suffering injury as a result of a defective implantation call our office right away at 1-800-Now-Hurt Brand names of Bard’s transvaginal mesh patches […]

Dangers of Yasmin/Yaz/Ocella

Yasmin is a type of birth control originally developed by Berlex Laboratories (a U.S. affiliate of Schering AG, Germany) that was first approved for use in 2001. In 2006, the drug company, Bayer, acquired Berlex and marketed a more recent version of Yasmin, called Yaz. Ocella is a generic version. Yasmin/YAZ/Ocella contains two types of […]