Latest Bottar Leone PLLC Stories

2014-08-27 23:14:14

Syracuse lawyer named to 21st edition of peer-review legal publication. Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Michael A. Bottar has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers In America© for the practice areas of "Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs," and "Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs." Bottar received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University, and is a summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law...

2013-02-01 23:04:09

Bottar Leone, PLLC reviews study on the use of checklists during emergencies in order to reduce mistakes by healthcare providers. Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Syracuse Surgery Malpractice Lawyer Report: A recent study suggests that doctors, nurses and operating room personnel that follow a written checklist while providing care and treatment in connection with a cardiac arrest, allergic reaction, bleeding or other crisis during surgery, are 75% less likely to make a...

2011-08-27 07:00:00

Bottar Leone, PLLC, a premier upstate New York personal injury law firm, reviews stair and ladder accident regulations intended to protect workers from workplace dangers. Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, current regulations properly address "stairway and ladder hazards." However, Syracuse construction accidents continue to occur when step ladders, extension ladders, job-made ladders, aluminum ladders, and single-...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

Bottar Leone, PLLC, a premier upstate New York personal injury law firm, begins an investigation into why a tractor trailer crashed into the rear of a tour bus in Geneva, New York, near the popular Finger Lakes Premium Outlets. (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 According to USATODAY.com, at around 1:30 a.m. this morning, a Matrix tractor trailer carrying seven tons of automotive ball bearings crashed into the rear of a tour bus traveling eastbound on the New York State Thruway, near the Waterloo...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'