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Sexual Assault

What is Sexual Assault? Generally, sexual assault is defined as unwanted sexual contact. Legally, sexual assault is an act in which a person sexually touches another person without that person’s consent, or through coercion or physically forcing a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

In the United States, the definition of sexual assault varies widely among the individual states. However, in most states sexual assault occurs when there is lack of consent from one of the individuals involved. Consent must take place between two adults who are not incapacitated and can change during any time during the sexual act.


Merson Law has the breadth and depth of experience you need in sexual assault litigation. As the best sexual assault law firm in New York City, Merson law has successfully litigated in numerous high profile sexual assault cases, such as the sexual assault case against Michigan State University (MSU) and their former sports and athletic program Doctor, Larry Nassar.

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Birth Injury

What is a birth injury? A birth injury is a profound injury or death resulting from trauma to the baby or mother. The cause of this trauma is due to possible medical mistakes, negligence by the doctor, nurses or other hospital or birthing staff, medical malpractice, or flawed hospital policy during the birthing process. In other words, a medical professional failed to use appropriate degree of skill and care needed to perform their duties.

There is nothing more devastating than watching your precious baby suffer because of negligence at the hands of medical professionals that you are supposed to be able to trust.

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The very definition of a parents nightmare?

Seeing your baby suffer a life changing birth injury at the hands of medical professionals. Whether it’s Cerebral Palsy, Erb’s Palsy, a Brachial Plexus injury, infant brain damage or an infant wrongful death, birth injuries are a very, very serious matter and the Merson Law team has the breadth and depth of experience required to successfully litigate birth injury cases. As the top medical malpractice law firm in New York City, Merson law has successfully litigated in numerous high profile cases.

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Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is defined as any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient.

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Merson Law specializes in cases involving CP and medical malpractice.

We have the experience you need to get you the compensation your family deserves so that you can get your baby the proper care as well as hold those responsible for the medical negligence that caused the injuries in the first place.

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Construction Accident

What is Construction Accidents Law? Construction accidents law covers the legal area of personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from construction accidents, including the safety laws, regulations and standards governing the construction industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the governing regulatory body for construction site safety.

Construction accidents can range from minor to catastrophic, and frequently result in death. The types of injuries one can sustain from these accidents include: amputations; blindness; deafness; broken bones, back; burns; coma; concussion; paralysis; severed spinal cord; Traumatic Brain Injury; and much more. These accidents can result from the negligence of others, faulty construction equipment; defective products; defective machines; inadequate safety or equipment training, as well as negligent or reckless co-workers.

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There is nothing more frustrating than losing the ability to work because of workplace negligence.

Construction work is hard work to begin with, but not being able to work and provide for you or your family because of a construction accident is a very serious matter. Contact Merson Law today if you’ve been involved in a construction accident to get the compensation you deserve.


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