Police Brutality

An Unjust Chase, and Avoidable Police Brutality

by Alan L. Fuchsberg, Chris M. Nyberg and Hannah V. Youssef of The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm — This is the story of an actual case successfully settled by our attorneys despite conjured and unjust opposition. The case concerns excessive force, f… Read More
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Expecting Mother

Black American Mothers-To-Be: A Healthcare Crisis Seen From The Frontlines

Being a black American mother-to-be or newborn in America can have dire consequences. As discussed in the recent New York Times Sunday Magazine article, Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis, Linda Villarosa, April 11… Read More
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Categories: Birth Injuries
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Two More 9/11 First and Second Responders Succumb to Cancer

Since 9/11, many thousands of first and second responders have developed cancer due to the toxic air at the World Trade Center and its related debris. This past month, we lost two heroes who responded to the crisis. Read More
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Maternal Hypothyroidism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Connection?

Is a pregnant mother with hypothyroidism more likely to have a child with autism spectrum disorder? Based upon a study in the Journal of Pediatric Research published January 3, 2018 it would appear the answer is yes! The good news is that treatment o… Read More
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NY Jury Awards High Verdict in Sexual Harassment Case

The New York Law Journal reported this week that a landmark verdict for a single plaintiff in a sexual harassment case was just awarded. The plaintiff, who worked in a storeroom at the Domino Sugar Factory in Yonkers, received an award of $13.4 milli… Read More
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Newborn Baby in Hospital

Newborns Sustain Brutal Injuries Resulting in Nurse's Suspension

“Five infants suffered serious injuries including a fractured skull, rib and arm in the newborn unit of a Wisconsin hospital and the nurse who cared for them has been suspended, a federal agency said in a report after it inspected the hospital” N… Read More
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Pregnant Mother at Consultation

Medical Miscommunication is Malpractice

Communication in medicine, specifically obstetrics, is one of the most important factors leading to a healthy outcome for both mother and child. A breakdown in communication can lead to tragic birth related injuries including life-altering injuries t… Read More
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FDA Approves Blood Test to Detect Concussions

Latest Medical Advances to Aid Patients with Head Trauma So much has been written lately about football and serious head injuries that we were very pleased to learn that the FDA has just approved the first blood test to detect concussions. The test,… Read More
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Categories: Articles, Firm News
What to do if you are a victim of Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: If You are a Victim, Take These Steps

Sexual harassment is very much in the news because of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and James Franco and Kevin Spacey. While these men were a part of the Hollywood power elite and allegedly used their positions of power to prey on women, h… Read More
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Opioid Crisis Reaches New Highs (and Lows)

The tentacles of the opioid crisis are far-reaching and utterly destructive. This weekend, we learned that beloved rocker Tom Petty died as a result of an overdose of opioids prescribed initially to ease the pain of a fractured hip. His heartbroken f… Read More
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Success Stories

A wife and mother of three was traveling with her family in a rental car driven by her husband. When the rental car collided with a guardrail, it roll… Read More
We obtained a settlement for a woman injured in an auto accident caused by a vehicle who crossed over double yellow lines. Our client was driving her… Read More

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