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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Know Your Rights – The Dangers of Driving While Using a Cell Phone

Distracted driving is a leading factor in traffic accidents and fatalities in the United States, claiming 3,477 lives in 2015 alone.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates drivers using hand-held cell phones are four times more likely to cause serious injury while driving.  Texting drivers are twenty-three times more likely to injure or… Read More »

Accidental Injuries Are a Top Cause of Death in New York City

Recently released data by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shows that the number eight killer of people in the city is unintentional injury, including accidents. Injuries led to the deaths of 4,552 New Yorkers from 2009 through 2011, the three-year period cited. Overall, there were 18 fatal injuries per 100,000… Read More »

How to Use Witnesses in a Personal Injury Claim

Witnesses can be extremely valuable when it comes to your personal injury claim. So many times, these cases come down to the word of the claimant versus the word of the defendant, which makes it difficult for injured parties to receive the damages they deserve. Quality witnesses can tip the scales in your favor. Any… Read More »

Beatdown Victim Charges Hasid Hate Frenzy

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein states, “Taj Patterson is fully cooperating with Brooklyn Prosecutors, those who committed this vicious beatdown must be brought to justice.”

You Murderer! Tougher rap in bus driver slay

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein states: “Our law firm is conducting an independent investigation to determine who will be named as defendants in a civil lawsuit for damages for wrongful death. We are looking not only at Dominick Whilby, but also at any nightclubs, hotels or restaurants who served or gave him alcoholic beverages that night when… Read More »

A pothole led to death? Come on!

At What Cost? Kardin Ulysse One Year Later

 School Injury

Autistic Man Tortured in Group Home

Group Home Abuse

Immigrants’ Rights to Sue for Personal Injuries

Every alien, weather in this country legally or not, has a right to sue those who physically injure them. Sugarman v Dougall, 412 US 634 (1973). An illegal/undocumented alien working off the books can recover for their loss of earnings. Balbuena v IDR Realty, 6 N.Y.3d 338 (2006). In Balbuena, the Court of Appeals noted… Read More »

Sanford Rubenstein Esq., A Fighter for Awards for Victims and Change

Sanford Rubenstein is the senior partner at the law firm of Rubenstein and Rynecki based in New York City, with its offices in Brooklyn, New York. For the past forty years, he has built a solid reputation as a prominent civil rights and personal injury attorney. His areas of practice include wrongful death, medical malpractice,… Read More »