Jun 17, 2021, 4:31 PM
When it comes to our personal safety during and after a pandemic, many of us are aware of the reasons why mask-wearing can be beneficial. However, personal safety questions come up regarding mask-wearing during specific activities—such as walking outside near a busy road. As a pedestrian, should you be wearing a mask? Should you be worried about nearby drivers wearing masks? What’s the best practice for your safety, and why?
Jun 17, 2021, 4:05 PM
For years, we've had an idea that a major concussion or severe head injury can lead to life-long adverse events. We see football players and crash victims suffering from long-term neurological disease. However, as it turns out, victims of seemingly lesser traumas (e.g., trips and falls) could also be at risk.
Jun 17, 2021, 3:36 PM
May 24, 2021, 7:15 PM
For decades now, we’ve known that lead poisoning can result in permanent brain damage in small children, leading to consistently lower IQs and developmental disabilities.
May 24, 2021, 7:06 PM
But even with legal protections in place, evidence shows that many New York landlords haven’t shown much improvement in how they treat their tenants or how well they keep up their properties.
May 24, 2021, 6:54 PM
We all know that “April showers bring May flowers,” but spring showers also bring something far less desirable and more dangerous: An increase in car accidents.
Apr 13, 2021, 3:11 PM
Bicycle safety in New York City is something of a paradox. Due to the ongoing motor vehicle traffic and pollution issues, the city is actively encouraging more New Yorkers to travel by bicycle...
Apr 13, 2021, 3:07 PM
Toxic mold illness is one of those diseases that is almost entirely preventable. When homes and apartment buildings are designed, built, and maintained correctly, toxic mold should never become an issue. When it does appear, it can usually be traced to human error or negligence.
Apr 13, 2021, 2:49 PM
New York City is a pedestrian city; about half of us don’t even own a car. Yet even with public awareness campaigns and laws protecting pedestrians, crosswalk accidents are more frequent than they should be.
Mar 25, 2021, 9:26 AM
Paul J. Campson, of Campson & Campson Attorneys at Law, is an experienced trial lawyer who has represented personal injury clients throughout New York State and in federal courts. His leading practice areas include lead and mold cases, abuse, motor vehicle accidents, and work injuries. Paul has also been recognized for his pro bono work on behalf of the victims of 9/11.