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Negligent Hiring Practices of Hospitals

Think about how many people we put our trust in when it comes to our medical care. We trust our doctors. We trust nurses. When we have to go to the hospital, we trust the staff there. We are also putting our trust in the hospital itself to have done its due diligence in hiring […]

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New York Insurance Requirements for Motorcycles

New York, the time has finally arrived when we get nice weather. The winter winds are on their way out and it is time to get out and enjoy all that this great state has to offer. For many, this will mean switching their preferred mode of transportation to motorcycling. Before you get out there […]

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New York’s Ghost Gun Laws

It’s no secret that New York has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. This state takes firearm offenses seriously and has found new ways in recent years to crack down on guns. One of these more recent developments in the state’s firearm legislative efforts relates to ghost guns.  Ghost guns are either […]

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What Is Leandra’s Law?

New York does not tolerate driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The penalties are harsh and the repercussions can follow you for a long, long time. This is especially true if your DWI is subject to Leandra’s law. An Understanding of Leandra’s Law Far too many New Yorkers have been arrested and charged […]

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Why Should You Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

As soon as you are arrested and charged with a crime, it is a race against the clock. Things will move quickly. Prosecutors will not delay in gathering evidence as they work to build a case against you. Your best opportunities to negotiate and have the evidence gathered in support of your defense happen sooner […]

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The Types of Alimony (Maintenance) Available in New York

In New York, what is commonly known as “alimony” is referred to as “maintenance.” Maintenance are support payments made from one spouse to the other spouse. They are ordered when there is a need on the behalf of one spouse and an ability to pay on behalf of the other spouse. That is why maintenance […]

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What is an Affirmative Defense?

If you have been charged with a crime, now is not the time to resign yourself to fines and imprisonment. Taking action and hiring an experienced attorney to mount a solid defense in your favor can still turn the whole thing around. What type of defense can successfully clear you of the charges you face? […]

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New York Winter Driving Hazards

Well New Yorkers, winter is upon us. Whether you love the chilly days or plan to hibernate for as much of the season as possible, the ice and snow is here for the foreseeable future. As such it is important to brush up on your winter driving safety practices. After all, even for the most […]

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Keeping Pedestrians Safe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that, in 2020 alone, 6,516 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes. Clearly, pedestrians are at risk on U.S. roads. As such, we should all make a concerted effort to do what we can to keep pedestrians safe. Motorists and pedestrians alike can make adjustments in their behaviors to […]

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