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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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 »

NYPD settles for 225G for a broken jaw

  Jessica Williams called an NYPD cop a “rookie” before being arrested. She was stopped on for riding on the side walk and didn’t have her ID with her when asked and after Jessica made the comment that the police officer was only harassing her because he was a rookie, he decided to arrest her…. Read More »

Trauma: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury in New York

Injuries to the brain or spinal cord are among the most devastating someone can suffer. Many of the injuries we see are caused by accidents involving force — car accidents, sports injuries, or a fall. Because the brain and spinal cord are the main components of the nervous system, damage to any part of the… Read More »

The Right Cause – 17.9 Million: Rubenstein and Rynecki on Medical Malpractice

Horrific accidents happen every day — car and construction accidents, negligence on the street or in the workplace.  However, some of the most disturbing injuries are caused by medical malpractice.  Individuals who place themselves in the hands of trusted professionals find that trust misplaced — and life will never be the same. Any medical or… Read More »

Criminal Wrong—Civil Right: Civil Cause of Action for Criminal Injury

Crime victims suffer from emotional trauma and oftentimes physical injury.  Criminal law empowers state and federal law enforcement to prosecute accused parties for violation of laws of society and seeks to punish those convicted through fines, penalties, and imprisonment. While restitution or victim compensation monies are sometimes available, funds are usually insufficient or uncollectable. A… Read More »

Dangerous By Design: When Unsafe Roads Cause Car Accidents in New York

Most drivers and pedestrians understand dangers of distracted, drunk or reckless driving.  But how many understand danger underfoot?  What happens when the road beneath your car is at fault for your accident? A non-profit transportation watchdog, The Tri-State Transportation Campaign recently released an analysis of dangerous roads for pedestrians in New Jersey, downstate New York,… Read More »

$5.5 Million Dollar Claim For School Beating By Teacher in Brooklyn, NY

Filing of Notice of Claim against the Department of Education for $5.5 Million Dollars in damages on behalf of Kristoff John a 15 year old High School student who was assaulted and beaten by George Westinghouse Career and Technical High School Shop Teacher and Security Dean Stephen Hudson. A shocking video surfaced of a 15… Read More »