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Rockefeller University Hospital Sexual Abuse Letters Result in Unique Victim Class Action Lawsuit

In late 2018, Rockefeller University Hospital, a high-profile New York City research hospital, mailed letters to thousands of possible child abuse victims. The letters asked the recipients to describe interactions they had with Dr. Reginald Archibald, who treated more than 9,000 patients during his 40-year tenure at Rockefeller. One of those letters was sent to Jeffrey Poppel on October 4, 2018. The letter triggered Poppel into reliving his long buried memories of sexual abuse at the hands of Archibald. As a result, the letter also set in motion a unique legal tactic. Poppel is now claiming in a class...

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Upper West Side Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing Five Children

Five former Catholic school students have accused Monsignor John Paddack of sexually abusing them when they were boys attending schools and churches in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island. The men allege that the priest would isolate them from other students, sought to offer them advice in private and then groped them. Sexual encounters, which were similarly described by all five men, include Paddack putting his knee in their groin area, asking them to remove their clothes so he could examine them, and touching their private areas. The men, four of whom wish to remain anonymous, intend to file...

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GLK Has Recovered Millions for Sexual Abuse Victims: The Fight Continues

There has been a lot in the news lately about the Child Victims Act and what it means for abuse victims. The law opens the door for victims of child abuse to finally seek justice by filing a civil claim against the perpetrator and the institutions that harbored them. If you or a loved one is a victim of child sexual abuse, you need to hire an attorney who can fight for you. Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. fights for the rights of sexually abused children. This aggressive, yet compassionate legal team, has recovered millions for sexual abuse victims....

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How Trucking Companies Can Be Held Responsible In an Accident

According to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,317 fatalities occurred in 2016 in crashes involving large trucks. This was 5.4% increase when compared to 2015. A collision involving a massive truck can be shocking and devastating for the victim. The sheer size and mass of trucks and tractor trailers result in more serious and even fatal injuries. When a crash involving a truck is caused by the negligence of the trucker or the trucking company, they may be held liable for all of the victim’s past and future medical bills, loss of income, loss...

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Holding Schools Liable for Accidental Deaths: Death of Queens High School Student Raises Questions

Just days after celebrating the holiday season, a 16-year-old Queens boy collapsed and went into cardiac arrest at basketball practice at John Bowne High School in Flushing on December 27th. According to NBC news, his coaches performed CPR on him before EMS responded and transported him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. News sources state that he was already on life support by the time his mother got to the hospital. His mother told the media that he did not have any health problems or allergies and was not on any medication. The New York City medical...

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