Helpful Links to Resources and Information
If you are contemplating to file a claim for personal injuries in New York, or a claim for an on-the-job accident, medical malpractice, physician malpractice, hospital malpractice, or psychiatric malpractice, the resources
on this page may be helpful.
Recent Labor Law 240(1) Cases
Workers Compensation Board Forms? Beware: Forms Look Easy, But Without an Attorney Your Compensation is Not Maximized
Study on Workers Compensation - New York (PDF)
Construction Accident Law, Link to The National Institute for Occupational Safety
Department of Labor
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage
earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions,
advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement
and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective
bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic
measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety
of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers? rights to safe and
healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from
employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA's role is to promote the safety and health of America's working men and women
by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education;
establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace
safety and health.
GovBenefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information
on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.
If you are considering a lawsuit against a doctor or hospital in New York, the following
resources will be very valuable to you
Falling Claims and Rising Premiums in the Medical Malpractice Insurance Industry (PDF)
This study details how medical malpractice insurance rates for doctors have skyrocketed n recent years even though, claim payments are down. (2005)
White Paper: Shakedown: How the Insurance Industry Exploits a Nation in Times of Crisis (PDF)
Exposes how the insurance industry uses its power over the U.S. economy to promote a legislative agenda that bilks U.S. taxpayers and abolishes consumer's rights. (2002)
White Paper: Reading Between the Headlines: The Media and Jury Verdicts (PDF)
Analyzes how the media's reporting of jury verdicts sometimes perpetuates the misperception that our civil jury system is in a state of emergency. (2001)
White Paper: Not in My Backyard: The Hypocrites of "Tort Reform" (PDF)
Examines individuals and corporations that have sued sometimes for millions of dollars while at the same time championing damage caps and other severe liability restrictions for others. (2001)
Medical Malpractice- Top 10 Reasons to Sue
Information about the causes of Erb's Palsy
New York State Physician Profile
Here you will find profiles for all licensed doctors of medicine and doctors osteopathy
who are registered to practice medicine in New York State.
Online Verification Services for New York State
This online search, a service of the State Education Department, permits the public
to obtain vital information on the records of more than 1,000,000 licensees in the
48 professions regulated by the Department, including the more than 750,000 who
are currently registered to practice within the State. This information will help
inform people about the licensed professionals who offer services in New York.
The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) is devoted to improving care for
the elderly and disabled.
Department of Health
The Department of Health for New York State.
Our Legal Analysis of Some Very Important Recent Cases in Construction Law and Medical Malpractice