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The Impact of COVID-19 on New York’s Workforce – A Guide to New York’s Paid Sick Leave Act

Coronavirus and Your Job: How The Paid Sick Leave Bill Affects You With New York’s status as an economic engine and a hub of over 8 million people, it’s quite shocking to see everything heading towards a possible standstill. On Tuesday, Central Park was almost empty and you can blame that on the public gathering… Read More »

TBI Awareness for Victims & Caregivers – A Comprehensive Guide

TBI remains an ever-growing challenge for doctors and health experts. But “how big of a problem is TBI?”, you might ask. In the United States alone, traumatic brain injury is classified as one of the most serious health problems. Many cases of permanent disability and death are caused by brain injuries every year. An estimated… Read More »

Kevin Pearce – Inspiring TBI Victims to Succeed Through Yoga

Is it really possible to restore the loss of body and brain connectivity caused by an injury to the brain? That would almost be a miracle, right? In the past, we’ve talked about medical cannabis as a potential treatment for victims of traumatic brain injury. This time, however, we want to expand on the possibilities… Read More »

What to Do if You Suspect Your Infant Suffered a Brain Injury During Labor and Delivery

Brain injuries caused to infants suffered during labor and delivery can lead to some of the most severe and debilitating impairments, and lead to lifelong disabilities and the need for future medical care.  Brain injuries during labor and delivery can be caused by a multitude of issues, one of them being a deprivation of oxygen to… Read More »

Returning to School After a Traumatic Brain Injury: What Parents in NYC Need to Know

If you are a parent whose child suffered a TBI, we know how challenging it can be, especially now that your child must return to school. Like you, many parents usually worry and have to deal with lots of uncertainties. What if your child can no longer cope with the standards of the school system?… Read More »

How Cannabis Can Help Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

Did you know that the United States records about 1.7 million Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients every year? At James Newman, PC., we find statistics like that to be alarming and is proof of how serious TBI is. To show you how grim the situation has been in recent times, check out more TBI stats… Read More »

Making a Difference

In over ten years of practicing law I have never felt so proud as I did the other day sitting in Bronx Supreme Court with this amazing little girl. Just a few moments after this photo was taken, the Chief Administrative Judge for the City of New York would go on to approve a record… Read More »

Define the Moment, or the Moment Will Define You

When an accident or injury occurs and you feel strongly it was the result of someone else’s negligence then that is enough to seek consultation with a personal injury attorney.  We always tell clients that it is always better to get the advice of a lawyer, and quickly, then no advice at all. You may feel… Read More »

Keep Bringing the Heat

Last month rapper Ja Rule, a Hollis, Queens native brought a little celebrity (no pun intended) to a dire housing crisis involving the New York City Housing Authority and what can only be described as abysmal living conditions that New Yorkers have been forced to endure. As reported by The Patch it appears that $200… Read More »

Amtrak Crash is Fourth Fatal Train Accident Since December

If you, like us, have been shocked by the recent tragedies surrounding Amtrak accidents we understand.  It seems like every other day there is a new massive train wreck in the papers with images of twisted carnage derailed off the tracks drawing almost surreal likenesses to the move The Fugitive starring Harrison Ford. Unlike the… Read More »