New York's Grieving Families Act update:
- posted: Jan. 31, 2023
On January 30, 2023, Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed the Grieving Families bill, which was passed last summer by the New York State legislature with bipartisan support. In summary, this bill Read More
New York’s Grieving Families Act nears passage
- posted: Jan. 13, 2023
Under the 1847 [yes, 1847] New York Wrongful death law, still in effect today, compensation to relatives in wrongful death claims remains tied to the deceased relative’s income while they Read More
Mandatory arbitration has no legal basis over and above litigation in dispute resolution.
- posted: May 30, 2022
For decades corporate America has sewn “mandatory arbitration” clauses into their contracts and agreements with American workers and consumers, often relying on the Federal Arbitration Act of 1925. In what is Read More
Insurance companies can no longer hide coverage from you !!
- posted: Apr. 18, 2022
It can often prove difficult to confirm how much insurance is available to compensate claimants in civil cases, including negligence victims in premises, airplane, automobile accidents or even medical negligence Read More
Talk to a malicious prosecution lawyer before you accept that plea deal to dismiss your case.
- posted: Mar. 16, 2022
If you bring a claim for malicious or baseless prosecution against the police or prosecutors, you usually have to show what the courts call an affirmative indication of your innocence. Well Read More
YOU HAVE TWO YEARS TO FILE A CLAIM FOR AN AIRPLANE INJURY!!
- posted: Nov. 15, 2021
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TRADEMARK DAMAGES FOR NYC
- posted: Nov. 15, 2021
City of New York v. Blue Rage, Inc. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York - Sep 30, 2021. New York City sued Cop Shop, which sold infringing New Read More
What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?
- posted: Jun. 17, 2020
COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those Read More
Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?
- posted: Apr. 16, 2020
The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted Read More
Look for Aguwa & Metu, P.C. at the Commonwealth Economic Forum London
- posted: Apr. 14, 2020
We are excited to announce that our law firm was invited to join Head of States and business leaders around the world at the Commonwealth Economic Forum in London. The Read More
VICTORY FOR THE PLAINTIFF? – COURT OF APPEALS CLEARS THE AIR ON COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE IMPACT ON SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION ON LIABILITY.
- posted: Apr. 05, 2020
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal in the matter of Carlos RODRIGUEZ, v. CITY OF NEW YORK has finally resolved a vexing issue regarding the plaintiff’s obligation or Read More
How the Pandemic Is Changing Various Aspects of Federal Civil Law
- posted: Mar. 30, 2020
Anyone who has followed the news since the coronavirus outbreak hit the United States probably knows that the federal government has taken a wide range of actions to address the Read More
What’s New at Aguwa & Metu, P.C.?
- posted: May 31, 2017
Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference. Often, my law firm is saddled with what you may call tough cases for Read More
Arbitration Clauses Extending to Non-Signatory Affiliates: Are They Enforceable?
- posted: May 16, 2017
A recent decision of the New Jersey Appellate Division considered the enforceability of arbitration agreements by non-signatories. In Foti v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., the plaintiff filed a putative class Read More