Brain Injury and Imaging Studies

Published: November 25, 2019 6:18pm 87 Views

Written by: Catherine D. Aughey, Esq. All personal injury cases involve the element of damages, or injuries to the plaintiff caused by the defendant. Injuries can range from a broken arm to severe and permanent brain damage. Brain injuries are particularly detrimental because they can have a...

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Revision of the “Error in Judgment” Charge in Medical Malpractice Cases Is Long Overdue

Published: November 1, 2019 3:32pm 348 Views

Faraci Lange Managing Partner, Stephen G. Schwarz, authored an article in the November issue of the New York State Bar Journal. The article can be viewed below or here. Stephen is a member of the New York State Bar Association and former chair of the Committee on Judicial Administration. M...

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Faraci Lange Ranked as Best Law Firm in 2020 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers

Published: November 1, 2019 12:00pm 547 Views

Faraci Lange has once again been selected as a top-tier "Best Law Firm" among Rochester and Buffalo firms in the 2020 edition of U.S. News -- Best Lawyers®. The rankings, which were publicly released today, listed Faraci Lange as a Best Law Firm in the Metropolitan Tier 1 cat...

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Tips on What to Discuss with Your Doctor Before Surgery

Published: October 25, 2019 3:57pm 220 Views

When considering surgery, it is important to understand as much as possible about what is going to be done, why it is going to be done and what you can expect as a result. This article should help you through the process when surgery is offered as an option by your doctor.  Do a little res...

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Elizabeth Zorn is Lead Associate Editor of New Legal Nurse Consulting Textbook

Published: October 17, 2019 3:57pm 169 Views

The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) recently announced the publication of the Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices Fourth Edition. This textbook serves as the preeminent resource for all legal nurse consultants. Written and edited by experienced le...

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Faraci Lange Wins ETHIE Award for Exemplifying High Ethical Standards

Published: October 10, 2019 3:27pm 158 Views

Faraci Lange was announced the winner of the 2019 ETHIE Award at the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation's annual Awards Ceremony held this week. The ETHIE Award is presented every year by RABEF to organizations that strive to promote ethical principles in their business. Finalists ar...

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Faraci Lange Files Lawsuit Alleging Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel Pool Caused Legionella Death

Published: September 26, 2019 4:00pm 172 Views

The Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel is responsible for the 2018 death of Virginia resident Vera E. DeWeese, according to a lawsuit filed by Faraci Lange attorney Hadley Matarazzo this week against the hotel's owner, Hart Hotels Inc. In July 2018, DeWeese, a wife, mother and grandmother, stayed...

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Faraci Lange Selected as ETHIE Award Finalist Once Again

Published: September 25, 2019 3:37pm 121 Views

Faraci Lange Selected as ETHIE Award Finalist Once Again

Faraci Lange is one of seven finalists for the 2019 ETHIE Award, an annual honor given to local businesses and organizations by the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF). This is the second year in a row that Faraci Lange has been selected as a finalist. The ETHIE Award celebrates...

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Faraci Lange Attorneys Resolve Infant Auto Accident Case

Published: September 18, 2019 4:13pm 145 Views

Faraci Lange attorneys, Frank Frascogna and Jennifer Fay, successfully settled a case for an infant involved in a serious car accident in Buffalo, New York. The infant was in a car seat in the back of the vehicle, which was being driven by our client's mother. They were traveling on I-90...

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FDA Investigates Outbreak of Vaping Related Lung Illnesses

Published: September 11, 2019 5:17pm 108 Views

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is investigating a national outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with the use of e-cigarette products, commonly referred to as "vaping". E-cigarettes, which deliver...

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FDA Recalls Defective Ethicon Surgical Staplers

Published: August 22, 2019 3:47pm 136 Views

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified a recall of circular staplers by Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary, Ethicon, as Class I, which is the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product Endo-Surge...

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Three Faraci Lange Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year

Published: August 20, 2019 3:45pm 128 Views

Three Faraci Lange attorneys have been selected as Best Lawyers® 2020 "Lawyers of the Year" in Rochester, New York. John A. Falk, one of the firm's partners, has been named the Best Lawyers 2020 Lawyer of the Year in the category of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Ro...

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Hadley Matarazzo Selected to Top 25 Super Lawyers Women List

Published: August 16, 2019 5:01pm 111 Views

Along with her selection to the 2019 edition of Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Hadley L. Matarazzo has also been named to their prestigious Top 25 Women Upstate New York List. Being a part of this elite group takes Hadley's Super Lawyers membership one step further and she is honored t...

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Best Lawyers in America Awards Faraci Lange Attorneys

Published: August 15, 2019 3:02pm 97 Views

Faraci Lange's attorneys have once again been well-represented in the annual Best Lawyers in America listing for 2020. Twelve of the firm's attorneys were named on the list in multiple areas of law. The Best Lawyers in America is regarded as a definitive guide to legal excel...

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Faraci Lange Attorneys Named as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Published: August 13, 2019 1:31pm 88 Views

Eleven Faraci Lange attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Upstate New York Super Lawyers, and one attorney has been selected as an Upstate New York Rising Star. The attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers from the Faraci Lange team are: Angelo G. Faraci...

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Lesley Niebel Settles Case Involving Four-Car Collision

Published: August 9, 2019 4:11pm 112 Views

Faraci Lange attorney Lesley Niebel successfully settled an auto accident case earlier this year for a Rochester resident who was involved in a four-car collision. Our client was proceeding through the intersection at Culver Road and Atlantic Avenue in downtown Rochester during a green ligh...

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Settlements: What is My Case Worth?

Published: July 26, 2019 3:51pm 123 Views

With the rise of social media platforms, attorney advertising is no longer limited to television commercials and billboards. We all know the advertisements boasting large settlement awards by attractive paid actors claiming to be clients. While this tactic is meant to attract business, it is es...

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Faraci Lange Attorney Settles Traffic Guard Accident Case

Published: July 12, 2019 6:57pm 101 Views

Faraci Lange Partner, John Falk, settled a motor vehicle accident case for a Rochester area traffic guard who was hit from behind by an ambulance while directing traffic. Our client was hit by the ambulance despite the vibrant color clothing he was wearing, indicating the ambulance driver&#...

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Data Breaches Come in All Sizes

Published: June 18, 2019 4:25pm 87 Views

As more and more businesses require customers to submit sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) to provide goods or services - such as Social Security numbers, and birth dates - people are forced to trust that these companies will safely store their data. Unfortunately, that is not a...

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Recovering for Dog Bite Injuries in New York

Published: May 30, 2019 3:55pm 129 Views

Americans love their dogs. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are approximately 70,000,000 pet dogs in the U.S., and over 36% of U.S. households own at least one. But while dogs can provide companionship, pleasure and even decrease your blood pressure, they...

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Monroe County Publishes DWI Accident Statistics

Published: May 23, 2019 4:36pm 153 Views

Monroe County, in collaboration with the Department of Public Safety, has ran a Stop-DWI program since 1982 in an effort to educate the community regarding the dangers of impaired driving and to provide funding to organizations involved in alcohol and other drug-related traffic safety activities...

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Kristin Merrick Resolves Motorcycle Accident Case

Published: May 20, 2019 3:42pm 112 Views

Faraci Lange Associate, Kristin Merrick, recently settled a motorcycle accident case for a Rochester resident who suffered serious head and neck injuries. Our client was a passenger on a motorcycle when the driver lost control, throwing both of the riders off the bike. After the accident, our cl...

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Faraci Lange Attorneys Selected in 2019 Excellence in Law Awards

Published: April 26, 2019 8:04pm 95 Views

The Daily Record selected Kathryn Lee Bruns and Lesley E. Niebel as winners in the 2019 Excellence in Law Awards in the categories of Top Women in Law and Up & Coming Attorneys, respectively. The Daily Record's Excellence in Law program honors members of the legal community with three...

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The Anatomy of a Motor Vehicle Collision Case

Published: April 10, 2019 3:49pm 114 Views

Many people have a basic understanding of the legal system based on what they see on television. If you were involved in a motor vehicle collision and have decided to bring a lawsuit, however, there are a multitude of steps before your day in court and a significant amount of time that passes....

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Faraci Lange Attorneys Settle House Fire Case

Published: March 22, 2019 5:33pm 104 Views

  Faraci Lange attorneys, Matthew Belanger and Kristin Merrick, were recently successful in settling a personal injury claim for a Victor resident who's house was engulfed in flames by the negligence of one of her neighbors. It was discovered that our client's neighbor had bee...

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Premises Liability Case Successfully Settled

Published: March 12, 2019 4:15pm 89 Views

Faraci Lange Senior Counsel, Joseph A. Regan, recently settled a personal injury case for a Webster resident. Our client, who was on crutches at the time from a previous accident, was climbing the stairs to the entrance of his friend's residence when he started to fall near the top step...

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Settlement v. Trial: What is the Best Way to Resolve your Case?

Published: February 27, 2019 5:00pm 111 Views

Since the era of lawyer advertising began, some firms have touted their ability to settle your case without a trial. Since no one looks forward to the stress and uncertainty of having a jury decide their fate, this can be a very appealing enticement to choose a firm with a high or virtually universa...

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Being Your Own Patient Advocate

Published: January 24, 2019 5:00pm 104 Views

Many people each year are injured or die as a result of medical errors. Medical malpractice is when a doctor makes a medical mistake that causes injury to the patient. A medical mistake is when a doctor fails to use reasonable care under the circumstances and does something that another reaso...

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Defective 3M Combat Arms™ Earplugs

Published: January 22, 2019 5:24pm 56 Views

Faraci Lange is currently investigating potential claims on behalf of United States Service members who suffered hearing injuries as a result of using defective Combat Arms™ earplugs manufactured by 3M.

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John Falk Successfully Settles Auto Accident Case

Published: January 8, 2019 9:30pm 107 Views

Faraci Lange Partner, John A. Falk, recently settled an auto accident case for a Spencerport resident who suffered serious injuries on the right side of her body after her car was hit by an oncoming driver who had drifted into her lane. The driver's negligence caused severe injuries to our c...

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