Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State legislative leaders entered into an agreement that changed the landscape of medical malpractice suits in New York State—Lavern’s Law. This law, named after the late Lavern Wilkinson, extends the statute of limitations for an individual to sue a treating medical professional and/or medical facility for the misdiagnosis of cancer.
Ever scroll through your Twitter Feed, Facebook Page or Instagram account and notice an artist, musical group or celebrity with a name that seems a bit… bizarre? Out of line? Inappropriate? Disparaging? If you ever were somewhat disgusted by these types of names and wondered if they could actually be trademarked, you’re not alone.