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    • Learn About Your Nassau County Personal Injury Attorney

      Your life can change in a moment, and when you are involved in a tragic accident, it can be a shocking experience that takes time, money, and effort to recover from. You may be out of work for weeks ...

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    • The United States Is in the Midst of a Pedestrian Safety Crisis

      Even with half a year of mostly empty streets, pedestrian deaths did not decrease. Instead, preliminary statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) showed a 20% increase in the ...

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    • How to Share the Road

      An Instructional Guide for Sharing the Road with Bicyclists and Motorcyclists: On the road, bicyclists and motorcyclists have the same rights as you do. Sharing the road is a shared responsibility. As ...

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    • What Are the Leading Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury?

      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 155 people die each day in the United States from damages associated with traumatic brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury, ...

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    • Winter Driving Tips from the Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli

      Walking in a winter wonderland is the stuff holiday songs are made of, but driving in the snow? Not so much. Winter weather conditions are dangerous for drivers, and if you don’t know how to handle ...

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    • Are There More Trucking Accidents in the Winter?

      Yes. Just like other vehicles, truck drivers can lose control of their vehicles in wet, snowy, and icy conditions. Due to their size and weight, however, truck accidents can cause much more damage ...

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    • What Is a Fair Settlement for Whiplash?

      Settlements for whiplash can vary greatly but usually range from $2,500 to $10,000 for mild to moderate injuries. If you need physical therapy or other ongoing treatment, you may be able to recover ...

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    • I signed a consent form-did I just waive my rights?

      In most cases, before undergoing professional medical care or treatment, a doctor needs to obtain from you informed consent except in emergency situations. Signing a consent form means that you as a ...

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    • What Brands of Sunscreen Have Benzene?

      On July 14, 2021, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) recalled select NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® sunscreens for benzene contamination. Benzene is a known human carcinogen, which means it causes cancer in humans. ...

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    • What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

      What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries? If you’ve ever gotten too close to a hot stove, you know how painful a burn injury can be. Burn injuries come from several sources, including heat, ...

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    • Runaway Tractor Trailer Crash Caused by Product Defect

      Almost one month after the tragic truck accident that killed seven people, investigators into the incident have concluded that the runaway trailer crash in Cortland County was caused by a defective ...

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    • How do I Obtain my Medical Records?

      It may appear complicated to request your medical records from your doctor or hospital, but once you understand the law and how to go about it, the process will look much simpler. The Health Insurance ...

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    • Can I sue my Doctor for Releasing my Records to my Employer?

      You may be able to file a suit against a doctor who releases your information to your employer. This depends in many ways on the nature of your company's health plan. In some plans, your employer can ...

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    • Which Parties Can Be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

      Liability in car accidents is often more complicated than it seems. If someone hits you, you may think that person alone is liable for the car accident, but many other parties could face liability. In ...

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    • The United States Is in the Midst of a Pedestrian Safety Crisis

      Even with half a year of mostly empty streets, pedestrian deaths did not decrease. Instead, preliminary statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) showed a 20% increase in the ...

      Read More
    • How to Share the Road

      An Instructional Guide for Sharing the Road with Bicyclists and Motorcyclists: On the road, bicyclists and motorcyclists have the same rights as you do. Sharing the road is a shared responsibility. As ...

      Read More
    • What If My Child Was Bitten By a Neighbor’s Dog?

      Despite our love for them, dogs are not always man’s best friend. Dog attacks are extremely upsetting and dangerous, and the majority of victims of these traumatizing attacks are young children who ...

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    • Watch Out for Holiday Decorating Hazards

      Decorating for the holidays is one of the best parts of the season, but it can be dangerous when done incorrectly. To avoid holiday decorating hazards, be mindful of the dangers associated with ...

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    • Rideshare Accidents & Tips for the Holiday Season

      Rideshare services can be a great way to get around during the holidays, and according to Lyft and The New York Times , 99% of rides end safely. Unfortunately, the potential for car accidents always ...

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    • How to Deal with Insurance Companies

      After an accident, the key to dealing with insurance companies is understanding the terms of your policy. Make sure to report your accident on time and know what kind of coverage you are entitled to. ...

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    • What Is a Never Event?

      In plain English, a never event is a medical nightmare . As defined by the National Quality Forum (NQF) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), never events, or serious reportable ...

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    • Treating Birth Injuries with Brain Cooling

      If your child suffers from blood loss, brain damage, or a lack of oxygen during birth, it might seem like all hope is lost. With cooling therapy, however, this damage can be at least partially ...

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    • C-Section Mistakes: When Do They Warrant a Lawsuit?

      C-Section deliveries, or Cesarean sections, have served as life-saving tools for several families facing a variety of challenging childbirth scenarios. If a baby is in a hazardous position during the ...

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    • What Is a Fair Settlement for Whiplash?

      Settlements for whiplash can vary greatly but usually range from $2,500 to $10,000 for mild to moderate injuries. If you need physical therapy or other ongoing treatment, you may be able to recover ...

      Read More
    • Which Parties Can Be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

      Liability in car accidents is often more complicated than it seems. If someone hits you, you may think that person alone is liable for the car accident, but many other parties could face liability. In ...

      Read More
    • How to Deal with Insurance Companies

      After an accident, the key to dealing with insurance companies is understanding the terms of your policy. Make sure to report your accident on time and know what kind of coverage you are entitled to. ...

      Read More
    • The United States Is in the Midst of a Pedestrian Safety Crisis

      Even with half a year of mostly empty streets, pedestrian deaths did not decrease. Instead, preliminary statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) showed a 20% increase in the ...

      Read More
    • How to Share the Road

      An Instructional Guide for Sharing the Road with Bicyclists and Motorcyclists: On the road, bicyclists and motorcyclists have the same rights as you do. Sharing the road is a shared responsibility. As ...

      Read More
    • What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

      What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries? If you’ve ever gotten too close to a hot stove, you know how painful a burn injury can be. Burn injuries come from several sources, including heat, ...

      Read More
    • The United States Is in the Midst of a Pedestrian Safety Crisis

      Even with half a year of mostly empty streets, pedestrian deaths did not decrease. Instead, preliminary statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) showed a 20% increase in the ...

      Read More
    • How to Share the Road

      An Instructional Guide for Sharing the Road with Bicyclists and Motorcyclists: On the road, bicyclists and motorcyclists have the same rights as you do. Sharing the road is a shared responsibility. As ...

      Read More
    • Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries

      Most people are familiar with the concept of a concussion. A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), which the U.S. government’s MedlinePlus defines as “ a sudden injury that causes ...

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    • How Do You Treat a Serious Injury?

      Serious injuries always require medical attention. Depending on the type of injury, different treatments may be necessary. Never try to treat a serious injury on your own or move someone who is ...

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    • Local Resources for Injured Clients in Nassau County

      The time after an injury can be scary, stressful, frustrating, and confusing. Although the Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli can help you recover compensation after an accident caused by someone else’s ...

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    • How to Prioritize Safety This New Year’s Eve

      The number one New Year’s Eve safety tip is to NEVER drink and drive . Plan your ride ahead of time and decide whether you will designate a driver, take public transportation, or use a ridesharing ...

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    • What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States?

      In 2017, a total of 5,250 employees lost their lives to workplace accidents. Even those who survive workplace accidents are often left with serious, and sometimes lifelong, injuries. Based on accident ...

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    • Can I Sue My Landlord If I Am Injured in My Apartment Complex?

      Depending on the circumstances of your injury, you may very well be able to pursue legal action against your landlord if you are harmed on their property. Your lease establishes certain duties of care ...

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    • When Are Concussions Dangerous?

      The brain is a complex organ, and as such, it can cause serious health problems when damaged. Concussions may seem like a common enough injury, and because they occur somewhat frequently, not everyone ...

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    • Rideshare Accidents & Tips for the Holiday Season

      Rideshare services can be a great way to get around during the holidays, and according to Lyft and The New York Times , 99% of rides end safely. Unfortunately, the potential for car accidents always ...

      Read More
    • Winter Driving Tips from the Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli

      Walking in a winter wonderland is the stuff holiday songs are made of, but driving in the snow? Not so much. Winter weather conditions are dangerous for drivers, and if you don’t know how to handle ...

      Read More
    • Are There More Trucking Accidents in the Winter?

      Yes. Just like other vehicles, truck drivers can lose control of their vehicles in wet, snowy, and icy conditions. Due to their size and weight, however, truck accidents can cause much more damage ...

      Read More
    • What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

      What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries? If you’ve ever gotten too close to a hot stove, you know how painful a burn injury can be. Burn injuries come from several sources, including heat, ...

      Read More
    • What Causes Truck Accidents?

      Examining Common FMCSA Violations The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is dedicated to improving the safety of commercial motor vehicles and preventing the accidents and fatalities ...

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    • New Technology May Help Prevent Trucking Accidents

      Trucking professionals will tell you that the majority of truck accidents are caused by driver fatigue. In an interview with The New York Times (NYT), one fleet manager estimated that this fatigue was ...

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    • I signed a consent form-did I just waive my rights?

      In most cases, before undergoing professional medical care or treatment, a doctor needs to obtain from you informed consent except in emergency situations. Signing a consent form means that you as a ...

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    • Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

      If you’ve lost a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness, you might be looking for justice. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit with the Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli can help you get it. ...

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    • What Damages Can I Recover in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

      The death of a loved one takes a massive emotional toll on a family. While money is often the last thing on a family’s mind when enduring an unexpected loss, the fact is that the death of a loved one ...

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    • How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

      After the death of a loved one, a family is often left reeling from the loss and the last thing they are thinking of is filing a lawsuit. However, time is of the essence if you wish to obtain just ...

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