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Posted on July 2nd, 2011

Employee Misclassification Wage and Hour Violations in New York

There’s nothing more frustrating than doing a job to the best of your ability and not receiving fair compensation for that work. Unfortunately, the world is full of employers who do their best to get away with less-than-fair work practices. Most of them are more than familiar with the workplace laws put in place by [...]....

Posted on July 2nd, 2011

Brain Injuries Commonplace in Motorcycle Accidents in New York

According to national statistics, nearly 4 percent of all motorcycle accidents are fatal. Furthermore, about 92 percent of all motorcycle accidents that occur in the U.S. each year result in some sort of injury to the driver.   Face it. When an accident involves a car and a motorcycle, the motorcycle almost always loses. And while [...]....

Posted on July 2nd, 2011

Negligence Major Cause of Construction Accidents in New York

Some jobs are riskier than others. Construction is one of the riskiest. Those who work in the construction industry know that what they do each day may put them in danger, but most trust that they’ll be working in as safe an environment as possible with co-workers that are properly trained. That, unfortunately, isn’t always [...]....

Posted on July 2nd, 2011

Drunk Driving Still a Major Factor in Car Accidents in New York

Every time we step into a car, we put ourselves at risk. Though danger isn’t usually our first thought when we get behind the wheel, the fact remains that an average of more than 10 million motor accidents in the U.S. each year can make driving a bit frightening. In 2008, according to the U.S. [...]....

Posted on July 2nd, 2011

Car Accident-Related Bills and Medical Expenses

Many of us know someone who has been seriously injured in an automobile accident. We’ve seen spinal cord injuries that leave victims unable to walk and traumatic brain injury that renders the victim helpless and in need of constant long-term care. Others have suffered severe disfigurement due to car fires that occur after a crash. [...]....

Posted on June 30th, 2011

Texting While Driving Prompts Call for New Legislation in New York

Maybe you know someone who does it. Maybe you’ve done it yourself at times. Perhaps you’ve warned your teenagers not to but wonder if they heeded your advice. Regardless of the circumstances, the fact remains that texting while driving in New York is illegal and has been since 2009, when Governor Paterson signed a bill [...]....