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When Diagnostic Errors Result in Medical Complications

By David J. Hernandez |

If you or a loved one has experienced a misdiagnosis that led to serious complications or death, you are not alone. Between one and two out of every ten medical cases involved diagnoses that were incorrect, missed altogether, or not discovered until much later. Diagnostic errors that occur in intensive care units alone total… Read More »

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Most Fatal Car Accidents Occur While Driving in the Rain

By David J. Hernandez |

This might come as a surprise, but snow and ice are not the most hazardous driving conditions — it turns out that rain causes more fatal accidents than wintry weather in a majority of states. While certain states don’t see much snow, rain still causes more accidents in some places that do experience a… Read More »

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When Pharmacy Errors Cause Harm

By David J. Hernandez |

Have you taken a prescription that was the wrong medicine or dose due to a pharmacy error? If that mistake resulted in serious personal injury, you may be able to recoup damages with the help of an experienced personal injury attorney. Errors do Occur  While it is no comfort to someone who has experienced… Read More »

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Back Injuries that could have been Prevented

By David J. Hernandez |

Back injuries are the second most common reason people miss work in this country, eclipsed only by the common cold. Why are so many back problems plaguing the workforce, and what should employers be doing to minimize risks? Could simple workplace interventions have prevented a serious injury? If you have experienced a serious back… Read More »

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Proving Damages In Slip-And-Fall Cases

By David J. Hernandez |

These incidents often cause serious injuries, particularly among people over 65. Falls are the second-leading cause of injury-related death among people of this age group, as falls are fatal for about 15,000 seniors a year. These victims and their families are usually entitled to significant compensation not only for medical bills and other economic… Read More »

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Caught on Tape: Officers at DUI Checkpoint Violate Constitutional Rights

By David J. Hernandez |

In New York, DUI checkpoints are common sights. Even at the checkpoints, however, officers are still required to follow protocols that respect your rights as a U.S. citizen. We would all like to believe police officers do all they can to ensure our rights, valued by us dearly, are not violated by the actions… Read More »

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How to Deal With an Accident on Vacation

By David J. Hernandez |

The summer is a great time to leave the big city and take a road trip to somewhere more open, maybe the beach or the mountains, or a simple visit with family members in a far off place. Road trips are a fun, and often cheaper, way of taking a vacation. Although a car… Read More »

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Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

By David J. Hernandez |

PRESS RELEASE Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates named 2015 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for: Wrongful Death Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates, a trial law firm located… Read More »

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Brooklyn Attorneys Enjoy Night At The Ballpark

By David J. Hernandez |

David J. Hernandez & Associates enjoyed a night at the ballpark watching the Brooklyn Cyclones with their Brooklyn attorneys and support staff.  The Brooklyn Bar Association hosts the annual gathering of Brooklyn Attorneys who take a trip to Coney Island to enjoy a ballgame together.  Here’s a picture of the David J. Hernandez &… Read More »

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Proposals to Adopt the Uniform Bar Exam Are Met With Apprehension

By David J. Hernandez |

Discussions are brewing in New York regarding the adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), but the feedback isn’t all positive. The UBE is currently used in 14 states throughout the country and allows students who pass to practice law in other states, among additional benefits. By adopting the UBE, New York would abandon… Read More »

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