Common Brain Injury Compensation Claims

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Up to 1.4 million people in the United States suffer a brain injury each year, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Such an injury can be mild or what is known as a traumatic brain injury (TBI), which is typically caused by a violent blow or jolt to the […]

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Challenging Aspect of Personal Injury Law

Representing the Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injuries are notoriously difficult to diagnose. Many traditional medical tests cannot pinpoint injuries, especially if there is an absence of bleeding, shearing, or other visible damage to brain tissues. CAT scans and MRIs or other diagnostic imaging tools do not always accurately identify injuries of the […]

Ronemus & Vilensky Represent Assaulted Student in Court

The Law Offices of Ronemus & Vilensky have been retained by the parents of a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly physically assaulted by her middle school teacher in class. Police have charged Fatai Okunola, a 50-year-old middle school teacher, with assault after his 12-year-old student accused him of slapping her in the face at Intermediate […]

The Clothes You Wear Could Be Deathtraps

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Each year more than 150 people die or are seriously injured when their clothing ignites from even the slightest exposure to household heat sources. In most cases the clothing they were wearing met the minimal Federal Government’s flammability standards which have been in place for over 50 years. But as early as 1967, US government […]

Court Denies Access to Plaintiff’s Facebook Photos

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Ronemus & Vilensky fought for and protected their client’s right to privacy in a case that was highlighted today in The New York Law Journal. The Appellate Division, First Department, blocked access to most of a personal injury plaintiff’s Facebook postings sought by the defendant, saying “unbridled disclosure of such information, based merely on speculation […]

Ronemus and Vilensky to Represent Victims of Deadly East Harlem Gas Explosion

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Hundreds of victims are still recovering from an East Harlem explosion that demolished two buildings and killed eight people in March. From surgeries to counseling for post traumatic stress, the lives of displaced residents and first responders have been forever altered as they struggle to heal from the tragic events that unfolded during the March 12 explosion […]