Category: C&A Blog

The Devil In the Church Van

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - August 7, 2015 - C&A Blog

60 Minutes II 15-Passenger Van rollover report from VanAngels on Vimeo. Curan & Ahlers was recently called upon to represent four people, two of whom were killed, when the church van they were riding in rolled over when a tire blew out. A total of six people died, and six people were injured on their […]

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U.S Attorney Threatens Lawsuit For Rikers Island Civil Rights Violations

Posted by Alan Gray - September 25, 2014 - C&A Blog

The horrific conditions at Rikers Island have come under the scrutiny of New York’s top Federal prosecutor.  Despite a scathing report filed in August by his office,  Mr. Bharara has said that few changes have been made to improve the prison facility or its management.  Since Mayor de Blasio only recently took office, the past […]

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Not Everything Is Better in Texas

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - August 5, 2011 - C&A Blog

Recently Texas has undergone a major overhaul of its medical malpractice regulations.  Caving in to medical lobbyist organizations, Texas has made it almost impossible to sue doctors for malpractice.  While many of you who believe lawyers abuse medical malpractice lawsuits by filing unnecessary, unfair suits may be happy about this on paper, in practice it endangers […]

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Hip Implant Recalls

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - July 12, 2011 - C&A Blog

Hips are an integral part of the body’s frame that give us support, allows us to move freely, and perform daily activities with ease. There may be some instances, however, that the hips may need hip replacement because of certain factors like wear and tear due to being affected by degenerative joint diseases or accidents. […]

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Bus Crash: Driver Due in Court

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - July 8, 2011 - C&A Blog

I am sure many of you have heard of the famed China Town bus services that will shuttle you to your destination for an absurdly low price.  As New York auto accident attorneys, we have always advised our clients that if it looks too good to be true it most likely is. Horrible safety records […]

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Medtronic Defribillator – What is It?

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - July 7, 2011 - C&A Blog

The defibrillator is a device that has saved many lives. Most people think of them as the external devices used to shock people back to life in movies and television. However, recent innovations have led to the creation of defibrillator that can be implanted inside a patients body. Prior to this, people who suffered from […]

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The Pain of Hip Replacement – AFTER THE SURGERY!

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - July 2, 2011 - C&A Blog

Hip Replacement Surgery are becoming more and more frequent. In a total hip replacement both ends of the damaged bones are “trimmed down” and replaced with man-made devices. The popular metal on metal procedure (almost 1/3 of the 250,000 replacements last year) have been found to cause metal debris from the rubbing that are causing […]

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Hip Replacements That Don’t Work

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - June 29, 2011 - C&A Blog

After pain and problems you have finally decided to undergo hip replacement surgery. In fact, you have opted to have a total hip replacement because of serious osteoarthritis, fractures, dislocations, rheumatoid arthritis or even avascular necrosis. Now you are still having problems and pain, why? Recent evidence reveals that many of the 250,000 hip replacements that […]

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Medtronic Defibrillator Causes Injuries and Death

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - June 28, 2011 - C&A Blog

When Medtronic, Inc. made the announcement that the wire connecting the Medtronic defibrillator to the heart, known as the Sprint Fidelis lead, could fracture inside a patient’s blood vessel causing a significant electrical jolt, many people began to panic.  There were at least five deaths reported in connection with this defective medical device and numerous injuries.  As a result, the […]

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Avandia Study May Prove Dangers

Posted by Keith J. Ahlers - June 28, 2011 - C&A Blog

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report that debunked a recent manufacturer sponsored clinical trial that argued the diabetes drug Avandia was safe to use. This is not the first time that we have written about the dangers of Avandia.  However, GlaxoSmithKline, the drugs manufacturer seems to have crossed a line this time.  Dr. […]

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