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When Might Domestic Violence Charges Get Dismissed?

When police respond to a domestic dispute, their primary goal is to deescalate the situation as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, that sometimes means making an arrest without conducting a thorough investigation first. As such, prosecutors often make charging decisions without all of the evidence. If you’re facing domestic violence-related charges but you think the court […]

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5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney If You’re Charged with DWI on Labor Day

With all the associated festivities, holiday weekends virtually always see an increase in drunk driving-related wrecks. Unfortunately, Labor Day is no exception. This year, the National Safety Council estimates nearly 400 traffic fatalities will occur over Labor Day Weekend. They expect almost 40 percent of them will be attributed to impaired motorists. As such, you […]

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What You Should Know About Sobriety Checkpoints in New York

In most cases, law enforcement personnel cannot stop motorists to check for impairment unless they have reason to believe that the suspects are, indeed, intoxicated. That means motorists who aren’t exhibiting any signs of drunk driving shouldn’t have to worry about facing DWI charges—unless, of course, they live in a state that allows sobriety checkpoints. […]

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How Do New York Courts Interpret Contracts?

Contract disputes are one of the most common issues that corporate litigators handle. These issues arise so often, in fact, that virtually every organization can expect to find themselves facing one at some point. Thankfully, there are measures you can take when drafting and reviewing contractual agreements to protect your company should some kind of […]

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3 FAQs About Coparenting During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually every aspect of American life. From grocery shopping to going to school to Coparenting. While it hasn’t been easy on anyone, those with a joint custody arrangement are facing more hurdles than most. Since every family’s situation is unique, there’s no standard approach for handling parenting plans as long […]

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Importance of Preserving Evidence Following Your Motor Vehicle Accident

Preserving evidence is imperative to any claim resulting from a motor vehicle accident.  Courts have defined spoliation as the destruction or significant alteration of evidence, or the failure to preserve for another’s use as evidence in pending or reasonably foreseeable litigation. Intentional and accidental destruction can cause a spoliation issue.  Non-intentional or negligent loss of […]

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES TODAY!

Recent studies have indicated that somewhere between 250,000 and 440,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical malpractice. While almost all medical care providers work hard to avoid making mistakes in the treatment of their patients, it is simply a fact of life that physicians are human as well, and do sometimes make mistakes […]

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When Are Punitive Damages Recoverable in New York?

If you were seriously hurt because someone failed to act with reasonable care—or intentionally caused you harm—you may be entitled to monetary damages. By bringing a personal injury claim, it might be possible to recover compensation for lost income, healthcare bills, pain and suffering, and other compensatory damages. Depending on the circumstances, it might also […]

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