As we approach October 31, 2020 in just a few short days, children are organizing their costumes and anticipating all the treats and fun. This year we have faced unusual circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic and families are wondering how they can safely participate in this year’s spooky season. Tocci Law recommends the…

Headphones, earphones, earbuds, AirPods, the tiny speakers for each of your ears transmitting the sound from your portable device, are part of daily life. We have been utilizing headphones to listen to music, videos, and for phone calls for decades. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we use our portable devices more frequently, attending class…

Unfortunately, wrong-ways accidents, especially on Long Island, frequently lead to tragic outcomes. Wrong-way driving is where a driver is traveling in the opposite direction of traffic flow on highways or access/exit ramps. Although wrong-way accidents occur infrequently (approximately 3% of the time), they often involve fatalities and extremely severe injuries. In fact, it can be…

When you hire or consult with an attorney, you have the benefit of the “attorney-client privilege.” Part of the attorney-client privilege is that your confidential communications with your attorney must be kept secret. While there are exceptions to this rule, generally, it applies to communications that relate to your representation. Client confidentiality facilitates the relationship…

            The evidence shows that New York State’s STOP-DWI efforts reduce the number of alcohol and drug related fatalities. STOP-DWI stands for “Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Impaired.  The program was designed to lessen the fatalities and prevent drunk and impaired driving as a public priority. During the major holidays, Nassau and Suffolk…

What do you do if you’ve been injured in an accident and your physician is prescribing surgery? If your physician is recommending surgery after an accident and you are trying to decide your best course of action, read this first. While the advice below is commonsensical, it may assist in making a logical decision, rather…

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