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Coronavirus leads to surge in New York Estate Planning

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Sep 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The pandemic has led to a demand for wills, even for those who aren’t in the twilight of their years. What once appeared to be a problem that was primarily affecting the elderly and those with underlying health issues has now been revealed to hospitalize and kill those who are younger and otherwise healthy.

What you can learn from my experience with an open reduction/internal fixation leg fracture

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Aug 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

What you can learn from my experience with an open reduction/internal fixation leg fracture. Ouch, that hurts!  For any of you who have experienced what it feels like when experiencing a bone fracture you know that the pain is instantaneously severe and sharp!  Accidents happen in the blink of any eye.  I remember very well when I was trying to get to court in Brooklyn, NY when I slipped...

When to File Suit for your Injuries

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Aug 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured and another party is responsible (or mostly responsible - link other post re plaintiff being responsible) then you need to retain an attorney so you can be compensated monetarily for your harm.   A tort is "an act or omission that gives rise to injury or harm to another ...

Building a Safety Net of Savings

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Oct 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Planning for emergencies is like buying insurance: you pay into an account and hope you'll never have to use it. But life happens. Having money in the bank to cover those unexpected expenses can reduce stress and keep you from relying on credit cards and loans to keep your life afloat. Here are ...

5 Reasons for Risks on the Road

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Aug 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

We recently looked at some industry reports and statistics and were surprised to see the following listed as top reasons for fatalities on the road. People aren't just making calls or texting while driving, more and more drivers are actually engaging in other apps – apps that...

Woman nearly killed by shopping cart awarded $45.2M

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Jun 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

In New York County, a jury awarded a women the staggering sum of $45 million for brain damage sustained as a result of a shopping cart that was tossed by teens.  The accident occurred at the East River Plaza Mall. Judge St. George presided over the trial. IMHO, the award will likely be reduced on...

Reciprocity

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Apr 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

[Here are the six principles from the work of Robert Cialdini] Reciprocity is easy to hack and manipulate, but youre too smart and long-term to take that approach. Instead, reciprocity is the engine that lets us cycle things for the better. Think about the exchanges you have been making with t...

What is a Tort?

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Mar 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

A tort is an act against an individual, for which civil damages can be recovered. pic.twitter.com/MQolL4l4t7 — Frederic Abramson (@fredabramson) March 13, 2018

Social Media Law

Posted by Frederic Abramson | Feb 01, 2012 | 0 Comments

Social Media such as Twitter, Facebook and Blogs are an easy way for employees to communicate with the world.  This can cause far reaching legal risks for employers. What can be done to prevent social networking sites from being used as a sounding board for an unhappy employee, a place to disclos...

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