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Agricultural Workers Nationwide File Claims As Studies Link the Popular Herbicide Paraquat to Parkinson’s disease
Agricultural Workers Nationwide File Claims As Studies Link the Popular Herbicide Paraquat to Parkinson’s disease
Paraquat is a fast-acting, non-selective contact weed killer. One of the most popular herbicides containing...
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Chemical Hair Straighteners Linked To Cancer
Frequent users of chemical hair relaxers may have more than double the risk of uterine...
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What is an Insurance Examination Under Oath (EUO)?
An insurance examination under oath (EUO) is a formal proceeding used by insurance companies to...
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Arbitrator awards $1.4M to nursing home patient for negligent care (Click here to view the...
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Article 78 Proceedings: Judicial Oversight of State and Local Government Bodies
Article 78 Proceedings: Judicial Oversight of State and Local Government Bodies
For litigation attorneys in New York State, the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) is...
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Mesothelioma Cases Involving Talc in Cosmetics on the Rise as J&J Stops Selling Baby Powder
In 2013, the first talcum powder verdict was awarded to a plaintiff who tied the...
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Daniel S. Bryson Honored by the Daily Record’s Power 20 Real Estate Law 2023
Presenting the Power 20 Real Estate Law list: We are excited to continue to build...
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Robin L. Folts Honored by The Daily Record’s Power 20 Trusts & Estates 2022
Robin L. Folts Honored by The Daily Record’s Power 20 Trusts & Estates 2022
Presenting the Power 20 Trusts & Estates list: We are excited to announce the next...
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Rochester, New York Attorney Selected For America’s Top 100 Medical Malpractice Litigators®
Rochester, New York Attorney Selected For America’s Top 100 Medical Malpractice Litigators®
Lacy Katzen LLP is pleased to announce the selection of managing partner, Peter Rodgers, to America’s...
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Roundup Loss in the Supreme Court of the United States Is a Victory for Consumers Injured by The Dangerous Weedkiller
In 2018 Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, was purchased by Bayer and has been dealing...
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Talcum Powder Lawsuits Continue to Pile Up for Johnson & Johnson
Talcum powder lawsuits claim that talcum powder brands including Johnson & Johnson, knew their talc...
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Lacy Katzen LLP Delivers Donations To The Veteran’s Outreach Center
Lacy Katzen LLP Delivers Donations To The Veteran’s Outreach Center
Thank you to everyone who generously contributed items to the Veteran’s Outreach Center this holiday...
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Medical Malpractice: Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis
A physician has a duty to his or her patient to make an accurate diagnosis...
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Thanksgiving Basket Deliveries
This morning, 8 complete Thanksgiving meals were delivered to Rochester Family Mission (RF Mission).  RF...
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Lacy Katzen Wins 3 RBJ Reader Rankings Awards
Lacy Katzen wins three 2021 Rochester Business Journal Reader Rankings Awards in the Legal Services...
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Rochester Business Journal Reader Rankings Contest
Lacy Katzen welcomes you to nominate your favorite businesses in the Rochester region! Nomination ends Friday,...
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Lacy Katzen Culture Team Collaborates With Community Program to Help Homeless Women and Children During Unprecedented Times
The current pandemic has presented communities around the world with many new challenges, however also...
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In-Home Care & Community Medicaid Changes in Effect
The NYS Governor’s budget cuts from the Medicaid program directly affect the aged and disabled...
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Lacy Katzen LLP ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”
Lacy Katzen LLP has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list...
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Fraud Actions Following the Sale of Real Property
In New York State, the doctrine of Caveat Emptor governs arms-length transactions in the sale...
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Partner John Wells elected as Attorney Co-Chair for MCBA Litigation Council
Partner John Wells elected as Attorney Co-Chair for MCBA Litigation Council
Lacy Katzen LLP is proud to announce that John M. Wells, Esq., a partner in the...
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COVID-19 Death Rates in Nursing Homes Leads to CMS Announcement of Enhanced Enforcement
The Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently...
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New York Will No Longer Require Nursing Homes to Take Covid-19 Patients From Hospitals
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a requirement for hospital patients to test negative for...
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Delsam Pharma® and Ezricare® Artificial Tears May Cause Blindness, Antibiotic-resistant Infections, or Death
On February 2, 2023, the FDA issued a statement warning consumers and health care providers...
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Talcum Powder Litigation Update: U.S. Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson’s Bankruptcy Filing Strategy
Talcum Powder Litigation Update: U.S. Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson’s Bankruptcy Filing Strategy
The adverse effects of talcum powder have been widely reported for several years. A December...
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Talcum Powder Litigation Update: U.s. Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson’s Bankruptcy Filing Strategy
The adverse effects of talcum powder have been widely reported for several years. A December...
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Peter T. Rodgers Honored By The Daily Record’s Power 50 Law 2022
Presenting the Daily Record Power 50 Law list: The Daily Record Power 50 Law List...
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Motorcycle Accidents And Insurance – What You Need To Know
New York has a no-fault law for car accidents which requires that insurance carriers pay...
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Lacy Katzen | Motorcycle Accidents and Insurance – What you need to know | Rochester, NY Law Firm
New York has a no-fault law for car accidents which requires that insurance carriers pay...
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Orleans County Nursing Home to Be Sued by New York State Attorney General’s Office
On November 30, 2022, the NY State Attorney General, Letitia James announced that her office...
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Tepezza Use Linked To Hearing Loss
Tepezza, also known as teprotumumab, is a prescription medication that is used to treat thyroid...
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Jacqueline M. Thomas Honored by the Daily Record’s Power 20 Litigation 2022
Presenting the Power 20 Litigation list: We are continuing to build on our Power List...
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Exactech® Hip, Knee and Ankle Replacement Device Recall
A Florida-based medical-device manufacturer, Exactech®  has recalled certain models of hip, knee and ankle replacement...
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Appeals Court Judges Rule for Lacy Katzen Client in Malpractice Lawsuit
Five Appeals Court Judges have granted summary judgment to the plaintiff in a malpractice lawsuit filed by...
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New York State Has Simplified the Process of Getting a Name Change
As of December 21, 2021, the process of having your name changed in New York...
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Making a Misrepresentation in Your Insurance Policy Application Can Be Risky Business
You have bought a house and are applying for homeowner’s insurance. Or maybe you are...
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Peter T. Rodgers Honored By The Daily Record’s Power 20 Personal Injury 2022
Peter T. Rodgers Honored By The Daily Record’s Power 20 Personal Injury 2022
Presenting the Power 20 Personal Injury list: The Daily Record is excited to continue to...
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Daniel S. Bryson Honored by the Daily Record’s Power 20 Real Estate Law 2022
Daniel S. Bryson Honored by the Daily Record’s Power 20 Real Estate Law 2022
Presenting the Power 20 Real Estate Law list: After a well-received rollout last year, The...
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Malpractice Claims Arising From Gallbladder Surgery
Surgery for the removal of the gallbladder is one of the most commonly performed surgeries...
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What to do When Nursing Facility Abuse Occurs or is Suspected
When COVID-19 first emerged at the start of 2020, long-term care facilities scrambled to implement...
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Do You Know the Rating of Your Loved One’s Nursing Home?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns grew around facilities considered to be highly vulnerable to the...
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Were You the Medical Malpractice Victim of Surgical Error?
You or a loved one has had surgery and the outcome is bad, resulting in...
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What Does An Elder Law Attorney Do?
An elder law attorney advocates for the rights of seniors and assists the client and...
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Take Notice Of Important FEMA Benefit
As of January 29, 2022, there have been over 881,000 reported deaths linked to the...
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Lawrence J. Schwind Honored by The Daily Record’s Power 20 Family Law 2022
Lawrence J. Schwind Honored by The Daily Record’s Power 20 Family Law 2022
Presenting the Power 20 Family Law list: After a well-received rollout last year, The Daily...
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Baby Formula Lawsuits Being Filed Over Links to Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)
Baby Formula Lawsuits Being Filed Across the Country Over Links to Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) a...
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Protecting Your Loved One in a Nursing Home
Even if you live in another part of the state or country and cannot regularly...
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50th Anniversary Of David MacKnight Admission To The New York State Bar
This month is the 50th anniversary of David MacKnight's admission to the New York State Bar. To...
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7 Lacy Katzen LLP Lawyers Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® List
Lacy Katzen LLP is pleased to announce that 7 lawyers have been included in the...
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Jacqueline Thomas named 2022 best lawyer of year
Jacqueline M. Thomas Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 Lawyer of the Year, Medical Malpractice
Lacy Katzen LLP attorney Jacqueline M. Thomas was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 "Lawyer of the Year"...
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Judge Rules For Plaintiff In Malpractice Lawsuit
A state Supreme Court justice has granted a summary judgment to the plaintiff in a malpractice...
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Lacy Katzen LLP volunteers at Sleep in Heavenly Peace
On Saturday, June 12, 2021, Lacy Katzen LLP’s staff, attorneys, and some of their family...
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Buying and Selling Real Estate with Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Buying and Selling Real Estate with Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin’s value has increased sharply over the last few months, providing professional and amateur investors...
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The Battle between the US Department of Justice and Walmart  Serves as Reminder that Pharmacy Negligence Remains a Threat
The Battle between the US Department of Justice and Walmart Serves as Reminder that Pharmacy Negligence Remains a Threat
In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice sued Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, alleging...
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When Purchasing Insurance Buyer Beware
When Purchasing Insurance Buyer Beware
If you have ever wondered how insurance companies that spend enormous sums of money on...
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Article 78 Proceedings: Judicial Oversight of State and Local Government Bodies
Article 78 Proceedings: Judicial Oversight of State and Local Government Bodies
For litigation attorneys in New York State, the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) is...
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Creditors Can Reverse Transfers by their Debtor
Creditors Can Reverse Transfers by their Debtor
Recently the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (Debtor and Creditor Law §270 and following) became effective...
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Zantac Litigation: Popular Heartburn Medication Linked to Cancer
Zantac Litigation: Popular Heartburn Medication Linked to Cancer
Zantac (sold generically and in OTC format as Ranitidine) is a popular heartburn medication you...
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Bayer Proposes $2 Billion Settlement for Deal for Future Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Claims.
Bayer Proposes $2 Billion Settlement for Deal for Future Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Claims.
As part of an agreement to settle more than 120,000 pending Roundup cases, Bayer submitted a...
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NYSBA Organizes Task Force To Examine Nursing Home Death Rate Due To Coronavirus
NYSBA Organizes Task Force To Examine Nursing Home Death Rate Due To Coronavirus
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) recently announced its’ ) decision to launch a...
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6 Lacy Katzen LLP Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List
Lacy Katzen LLP is pleased to announce that 6 lawyers have been included in the...
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Elmiron Manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals Finally Adds Label to Warn of Potential Eye Damage
Elmiron is a popular drug manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Elmiron® is known scientifically as pentosan polysulfate...
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SECURE CARES: How the Coronavirus Pandemic has Effected Retirement Account Rules
SECURE CARES: How the Coronavirus Pandemic has Effected Retirement Account Rules
Before March of this year, the “SECURE” Act that was signed into law December 20,...
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Nursing Home Fined For Deficiencies Linked to Spread of Coronavirus
Nursing Home Fined For Deficiencies Linked to Spread of Coronavirus
The Washington Post on April 2, 2020 reported that a nursing home in Washington State...
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Talcum Powder Suppliers and Distributors Sued for Failing to Disclose Cancer-Causing Chemicals Products Allegedly Linked to Ovarian Cancer and Mesothelioma
Large talcum powder suppliers and distributors associated with popular brands such as Johnson & Johnson’s...
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Snowbirds Beware! Exclusions to Your Homeowners Policy Could Leave Your Home Uninsured
Some people purchase a homeowners insurance policy and breathe a deep sigh of relief, satisfied...
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