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Pelvic Injury Caused by Transvaginal Mesh Implants

By David J. Hernandez |

For decades hundreds of thousands of women have been affected by the use of a transvaginal mesh that were implanted by doctors, surgeons, clinics and hospitals across the nation, and the world. The mesh was used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), mostly in older women, and caused damage… Read More »

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Brooklyn Fire Destroys Homes

By David J. Hernandez |

A recent four alarm fire in the Brooklyn, NY community of Midwood caused extensive damage to 3 homes and injuries to 12 people including one firefighter. It is currently being viewed as a possible arson. Another recent fire in Brooklyn (Greenpoint) burned a restaurant equipment warehouse and injured 5 firefighters. Luckily, no deaths were… Read More »

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Amusement Park Accidents

By David J. Hernandez |

There have been a spate of amusement park related accidents in the news this summer, some resulting in serious injuries and deaths. In India two people were killed when the ride they were on snapped in two. In Vancouver the failure of a part caused oil to be poured over the riders as they… Read More »

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NYC Subway Accidents

By David J. Hernandez |

There have been many subway related injuries and deaths in New York in recent years and throughout the history of the NYC subway system. One recent accident occurred when a man in The Bronx was almost swept into the path of an oncoming subway train when a huge burst of water came from a… 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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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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Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor

By David J. Hernandez |

72 years ago this month, America suffered one of the most brutal attacks our country has ever seen. 353 Japanese fighter, bombers, and torpedo planes attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, sinking four Navy battleships and severely damaging four more. In the attack, 2,402 Americans were killed—1,282 more wounded. Last week,… Read More »

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Recent Taser Injuries, Deaths Prompt Law Enforcement Bans

By David J. Hernandez |

Here in New York and across the country, Tasers have become the police weapon of choice for subduing out-of-control suspects. The point of the device is to shock a subject’s muscles, causing him or her to collapse.The strong electric shock administered through a Taser, however, has proven to be fatal in some cases, causing… Read More »

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Fatal Car Accidents Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

By David J. Hernandez |

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the topic of marijuana. For every staunch supporter of the legalization of pot there is a dead-set denouncer. Each side can lobby pros and cons at a dizzying rate. However, one recently released study highlights a disturbing trend that has emerged as “weed” has become more commonplace…. Read More »

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