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Leav & Steinberg, LLP begins 2020- resolving through settlement or arbitration; 21 matters for $5.2 million dollars

Leav & Steinberg, LLP begins 2020 with a successful January; resolving 21 cases for $5.2 million dollars and covering a wide variety of challenging matters

New Laws in New York: Our Partner presents at the annual conference on the important changes affecting the rights of injured victims and how their lawsuits are prosecuted

Partner Edward Steinberg presents the New York Legistlative Changes at the Decisions 2018 seminar on behalf of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Leav & Steinberg rejects $300,000 in April and recovers $875,000.00 for building inspector injured on defective stairs-on eve of trial

Leav & Steinberg, LLP rejects a $300,000.00 offer for a 64 year old man injured at a building and proceeds to trial when defendant increases the offer to $875,000.00 Matter referred by a solo attorney who wanted our firm expertise and reputation in assisting the client.

Running the Chicago Marathon-Similarities in being a personal injury attorney in New York

This blog is often filled with stories of clients who have sustained serious life altering injuries and have asked LEAV & STEINBERG, LLP to represent them in seeking the legal justice and adequate compensation due to the negligent actions of others.  Very often the cases take years to progress through litigation.  Very often at each … Read more Running the Chicago Marathon-Similarities in being a personal injury attorney in New York

Roadway and Sidewalk Defects- The challenges in proving “prior written notice”

Roadway and sidewalk defects- proving prior written notice and being able to recover for damages is a challenge and attorney must understand how to prove what is needed.

With police using excessive force- A sad reminder of a life taken too early by the NYPD

Police using excessive force around the Country is a sad reminder of a life cut short in August 2012 in the Bronx; Eddie Fernandez killed by NYPD for no reason

Abusive Workers Caring for Disabled Still On State Payroll

When a person has mental or physical disabilities too severe for family members to care for them, it may be necessary to seek out professional help and place that person into a group home. Placing a family member into a group home is an agonizing decision and families may spend a lot of time to … Read more Abusive Workers Caring for Disabled Still On State Payroll

Tappan Zee Bridge Accident

Bridges are ubiquitous in New York City. To get from Manhattan Island, Staten Island, or Long Island to each other or the main continent requires a bridge or a tunnel. And most of those bridges are for car travel. And cars get into accidents. Recently the Tappan Zee Bridge was the sight of a major … Read more Tappan Zee Bridge Accident

Bombs to Battle Bugs Cause Building Collapse

Creepy crawlies belong outside, not in houses. People try many different methods to discourage bugs from entering their homes, whether it be a house or an apartment. There are many products one can use to kill bugs and keep them out of the home. But these products contain a lot of chemicals and can harm … Read more Bombs to Battle Bugs Cause Building Collapse

Not Following Doctor’s Orders Is Not Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice is “the improper or poor performance of a physician, … and other medical professionals.” Malpractice can be intentional or negligent due to an error or omission on the part of the doctor. If a person does not follow a doctor’s instructions or checks themselves out of a hospital, it is not the doctor’s … Read more Not Following Doctor’s Orders Is Not Medical Malpractice