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What’s the Difference between Recklessness & Negligence?

By Taran Provost |

In a New York personal injury case, one of the key factors to prove is the degree of culpability of the defendant. As a plaintiff, you must first prove that they actually did something they should not have, or failed to do something they should have. The question then arises: Just how outrageous was… Read More »

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How to Determine Who is at Fault in a Car Accident

By Taran Provost |

After a New York car accident, one of the most important things to determine is who is at fault for the accident. If the accident led to a serious injury such as broken bones, dismemberment or death, the driver who caused the accident will be responsible for paying the damages of the other drivers. … Read More »

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What Happens if You Leave the Scene of an Accident in New York?

By Taran Provost |

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, hit-and-run crashes killed 2,049 people across the United States in 2016, representing an astonishing 60% increase since 2009. The problem is extremely pervasive in every state, including New York. In the Hudson Valley, a 34-year-old Orange County woman was recently killed while walking along State Street… Read More »

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Medical Mistakes and Substance Abuse in the Medical Profession

By Taran Provost |

Being a doctor can be extremely stressful. Long hours, demanding patients, and the constant pressure of making life-altering decisions for other people can eventually wear on someone’s emotional state. Medical professionals have easy, direct access to many prescription and other medicinal drugs. Combined with the stress, the available drugs can create a dangerous incentive… Read More »

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New York Jury Awards $3.6 Million to Medical Malpractice Victim

By Taran Provost |

A man who suffered painful ongoing injuries from a medical procedure recently succeeded in a medical malpractice claim against the doctor who caused his injuries, with a jury finding in his favor and handing down an award of $3.6 million. Learn more below about the claim, and contact an experienced Poughkeepsie medical malpractice lawyer… Read More »

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How Expert Testimony Can Save or Kill Your New York Medical Malpractice Case

By Taran Provost |

Successfully proving a claim for medical malpractice requires that the plaintiff establish that the physician deviated from appropriate medical standards of behavior. The plaintiff must prove that a reasonable doctor with the skills and training required in their local community would not have acted as the defendant did, and that this deviation caused the… Read More »

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Fatal Hyde Park Tractor-Trailer Crash

By Taran Provost |

A woman driving a compact SUV was recently killed in an accident involving a tractor-trailer. The accident occurred in Hyde Park in Dutchess County. The recent crash is another addition to the growing number of fatal large truck crashes across the country. Learn more about the accident below, and contact a Poughkeepsie personal injury… Read More »

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Workplace Accidents on the Rise in New York

By Taran Provost |

A tragic accident recently befell a construction worker in Long Island which caused him to lose both of his legs. Construction accidents and other workplace injuries are commonplace in New York City and across New York State, and they can devastate the lives of workers and their families. Read on below for details about… Read More »

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Hit-and-Run With School Bus Part of Larger Epidemic in New York

By Taran Provost |

A Hudson Valley woman was recently charged with fleeing the scene of an accident after crashing into a school bus while it was in the middle of dropping off students in Bloomingburg. As selfish and cowardly as that act may seem, the behavior is, unfortunately, part of a growing trend across the country. Hit-and-run… Read More »

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Worker Injured on New York Waterway Fights to Keep Case Alive in New York Courts

By Taran Provost |

In 2015, a crew member was injured while working on a tank barge in the Phillips Bayway. Because he was performing duties as a seaman on navigable waters at the time of the accident, his injury gave rise to a claim under the federal Jones Act. This lawsuit is ongoing and has moved back… Read More »

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