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Malpractice Damages Caps Lead to Fewer Important Medical Tests

By Taran Provost |

A recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) investigated the effects of so-called malpractice reform on physician treatment choices.  Read on to learn about the malpractice damage caps study, and contact an experienced New York medical malpractice attorney if you have been injured by a doctor’s negligence. Malpractice damage caps… Read More »

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Autonomous Trucks Could Save Lives

By Taran Provost |

Large commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers and 18 wheelers are some of the potentially-deadliest vehicles on American highways. Even when operated by seasoned, attentive drivers, these gigantic machines carry the potential to do immense harm. Some safety experts are beginning to ask why these huge trucks don’t take advantage of the new developments in… Read More »

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Common Errors at the Pharmacy

By Taran Provost |

After a visit to the doctor, picking up a prescription at the pharmacy feels like a routine chore.  We trust the pharmacy to promptly and correctly fill prescription orders.  But pharmacies, like other medical businesses, are capable of human error, and those errors can be damaging and even fatal for unsuspecting patients.  Read below… Read More »

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Speed-Related Catskills Car Crash Injures Four Young Local Residents

By Taran Provost |

Speeding is a persistent problem on US roads, and the Hudson Valley is no exception. Speeding makes fatal crashes more likely for a number of reasons, and drivers who cause a crash while traveling at an excessive speed may face personal liability for their reckless behavior. A recent local crash provides a tragic example… Read More »

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Multi-Car Crash on Long Island Expressway Caused by Drugged Driver

By Taran Provost |

As a sobering reminder that drugged driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, a driver on the Long Island Expressway recently caused a large, multiple-car crash in which several motorists were injured and one killed.  The accident is in line with a recent study which found that drugged driving has surpassed drunk… Read More »

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Four Signs that You May Be in Debt Trouble

By Taran Provost |

In some cases, you may end up facing an overwhelming amount of debt all at once, such as after a serious medical emergency or a sudden need for serious car repairs. More often, debts quietly accumulate, say, during a period of under-employment or simply by spending more money than you should have. If you’ve… Read More »

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AAA Report Shows Drivers See Distracted Driving as Biggest Threat on Road

By Taran Provost |

Several recent studies have shown the rise in cell phone use while driving and the increasing rates of distracted driving.  Additional studies focused on the effects of distracted driving show just how dangerous a trend the rise of distracted driving has become, and how drivers perceive that threat.  Read on to learn about the… Read More »

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App that Measures Driver Phone Use Finds that Behind-the-Wheel Use is Growing

By Taran Provost |

Study after study has emerged in recent years showing the dangers of driving while distracted by a mobile phone. Not only has scientific research concluded that drivers simply aren’t able to drive safely while using a phone, but the growing rate of roadway fatalities in the US underscores the dangers of distracted driving. New… Read More »

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Federal Study Finds Speeding as Common a Cause of Fatal Car Crashes as Drunk Driving

By Taran Provost |

Rare is the driver who isn’t guilty of going over the speed limit at least occasionally, if not every time they’re on the road. For the most part, drivers are able to get away with speeding without causing serious harm to themselves or others. This can reinforce a dangerous habit, allowing drivers to believe… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving a Common Factor in Injury Accident Claims, Research Finds

By Taran Provost |

Everyone knows how dangerous it can be to drive while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t strongly condemn drunk driving. However, our culture is still a long way from realizing the dangers involved in another common driving behavior: drowsy driving. A newly-released study provides… Read More »

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