Although riding a bicycle should be an enjoyable experience, if a collision occurs between a bicyclist and a motor vehicle, it can rapidly become a tragic or fatal event. While the structure of a motor vehicle is designed to guard individuals when in a collision, a bicyclist lacks similar protection. The difference in size between […]
After accidents that require any form of hospital care, physicians will perform diagnostic tests in order to identify the main source of your pain and to define the extent of your injuries. In order to do so, healthcare providers frequently utilize Magnetic Resonance Imaging scans (MRI) to view the structures inside your body without […]
With car crashes on the rise each year it is important to realize that motor vehicle accidents, to any degree, require elaborate care. Fatal accident lawsuits are involved and can be complicated for loved ones to handle. By definition, a fatal car crash involves a person who dies within 30 days of a crash on […]
Broken bones are one of the most common injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident. Broken bones may range from minor stress fractures to serious or even life-threatening fractures. [Sidebar: A fractured bone is the same as a broken bone. It is a misconception to associate a fracture with only a “hairline break” or a […]
If you’re injured while on another person’s property, and your injures are caused by the landowner’s negligence, you may be able to sue for your injuries. Property owners are legally responsible for the safety of their property, ensuring that it is free from hazardous defects and unsafe conditions. Property owners include private/residential properties, public properties, […]
Sealing Criminal Records in New York Until recently, New York State did not have a procedure for sealing criminal records. Previously, New York State did issue qualified individuals Certificates of Relief from Disabilities, which assisted those with a criminal history in receiving professional licensing. Now, eligible individuals will be permitted to apply to seal their […]
Texting or using your cell phone while you operate your vehicle is a form of distracted driving.
In New York State, the only fireworks that are legally permitted to be set off without a permit or license are Sparkling Devices (aka “sparklers). Sparkling devices are defined by NYS as “ground-based or handheld devices that produce a shower of colored sparks and or a colored flame, audible crackling or whistling noise and […]
With growing participation on social media and nearly unlimited access to the Internet, cyber, and computer crimes are on the rise.
We seem to all know that we have a right to a speedy trial, but what does this actually mean? What is a speedy trial? What happens if you don’t get what you’re entitled to? Can you get your case get dismissed? If your case does get dismissed, can you be re-charged? The Sixth Amendment […]