causation News

N.Y. Court Reverses SWCB, Awards Benefits to Widow of World Trade Center Recovery Worker

A New York appellate court on Thursday reversed the State Workers’ Compensation Board and awarded death benefits to a court employee who contracted cancer years after participating in the rescue and recovery effort after the World Trade Center attack. A …

New York Case Tests Limits of Criminal Blame

A New York man is about to go on trial in vehicular homicide case that tests the limits of criminal consequences. He wasn’t behind the wheel when a police officer was struck and killed – he was leaning against the …

Evaluating Injury Causation in Low Speed Automobile Collisions

Low speed motor vehicle collisions are a common occurrence. The use of cellular phones, text messaging, and e-mailing while driving has only increased the frequency of low speed motor vehicle collisions. A collision where there is only minor damage to …