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New York Judge raises award in Wrongful Death case

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Apr 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

A somewhat unknown rule to non-attorneys is that in most cases, if a judge does not agree with a jury award, the judge has the right to modify the award as he or she deems appropriate.  The most common way for this to play out is where a jury awards a family, say, $2,000,000 in a case involving a...

7 Ways To Save Big Money On Your 2020 Taxes—Part 1

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Mar 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

2020 was a nightmarish year for many families. But thanks to recent legislation, you could see a silver lining in the form of major tax breaks when filing your income taxes this spring. First up, although it's technically not a tax break, the IRS announced this week that the deadline for filing y...

Nursing Homes and COVID-19

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Jan 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

In light of reports that New York nursing homes significantly underreported COVID-19 deaths, we are looking at legal immunity for hospitals and nursing homes for malpractice and negligence during the pandemic.

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