What We Can Learn from Tiger Woods’ Car Accident

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:00 a.m. PT, golf legend, Tiger Woods, was involved in a one car motor vehicle crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The eleven-time PGA Player of the Year was seriously injured, suffering multiple fractures to both his legs. Although he was found conscious at the scene, Los Angeles […]

Serious Injuries After a Motor Vehicle Accident

An injury sustained as the result of an accident can range from mild (little to no injuries), to severe (fractured bones or a catastrophic injuries). Regardless of the extent, any injury is unfortunate and painful. As such, a person injured as a result of another’s negligence may be eligible to compensation for their injuries. If […]

NYS Begins Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

As of December 14, 2019, the Green Light Law has taken effect, which allows any individual to apply for a NYS driver’s license, regardless of immigration status. The bill, signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, removed the citizenship and social security number requirements for application for a NYS driver’s license. Instead, undocumented immigrants will be permitted […]

Halloween 2019 Safe Driving Tips

Halloween is a holiday both children and adults enjoy. During the celebration, there are additional vehicles on the road, and several pedestrians in the streets- especially children! On Halloween, be cautious when driving! This year, Halloween is on a Thursday, so there may be parties the weekend before and during the week; please be careful […]

How to Take Pictures of Your Vehicle After an Accident

Photographic evidence may assist you in proving your injuries, how the accident occurred, the severity of the impact, and who is at fault. Frequently, parties will disagree over the facts of an accident. Photos that support your recollection are more powerful than a he-said-she-said argument. Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, […]

Does What Defendants Wear to Court Have an Impact on Their Case?

This blog discusses proper dress code for a defendant to wear during pre-trial criminal court appearances (read: not for trial, testifying as a witness, serving jury duty, etc.). From experience, it absolutely matters what you wear to court. All of our clients are advised to dress properly, as we have witnessed it make a favorable […]

Warrantless Searches and Seizures of Property

As Americans, we have a constitutional right to privacy, protecting us from unreasonable searches and seizures of our private property. That means that evidence found during an unreasonable search may not be used against a defendant. First let’s define “search,” “seizure,” and “unreasonable.” A search is where the police intrude into an area where a […]

The Opioid Epidemic: Are Pharmaceutical Companies to Blame?

  Suffolk and Nassau Counties have both filed separate lawsuits against nearly two-dozen pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and doctors. The suit accuses drug companies and physicians of exacerbating the county’s opioid epidemic. Suffolk County’s lawsuit seeks damages to cover increased county Medicaid costs, rehabilitation programs, law enforcement and the medical examiner expenditures. The County will also […]