Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that more than 200,000 non-fatal injuries and illnesses are suffered on the job in New York each year. Furthermore, over half of all work-related injuries in New York require the injured worker to take time off from work in order to recover.
Speeding is the most commonly committed crime in America. You probably did it at some point today on your way to the office or while you were dropping the kids off at school. Speeding is so common that many police officers don’t stop cars unless they are egregiously breaking the speed limit, but that doesn’t mean you can’t… Read More »
Driving under the influence carries stiff penalties that can affect you for the rest of your life. You can avoid a DUI charge if you make smart decisions and follow sound advice, but sometimes it can be difficult to determine which advice is truth and what is fiction. Today, we take a look at four common DUI myths.
It is usually confusing and daunting to select a lawyer, especially for your startup. That said, it is a crucial part of starting your own business. What you need is the right legal expertise on your side – one who can help you deal with the legal ducks as you get busy settling down to business. He/she will… Read More »
The number of truck accidents increases every year. Owing to the large size of trucks, the consequences of the crashes usually turn out to be disastrous and, in many cases, fatal. Several factors contribute to a truck accident, some which include violation of road safety regulations, improperly loaded trucks, driver fatigue, poor maintenance of trucks and so on.
If you think about the dangers posed by commercial trucks, you probably think about a large truck, speeding, weaving in and out of travel lanes with perhaps a drowsy or fatigued driver behind the wheel. What you probably don’t think about are the dangers of a commercial truck parked in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just… Read More »
If you have not gotten around to planning your estate, then it is high time you do. There are several reasons why you should not delay in planning how your assets should be distributed after you are no more. A comprehensive estate plan will help you decide who gets to inherit your wealth and you can proactively prevent… Read More »
So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?
Navigating your way through a roadway’s work zones can be challenging for even the most careful of drivers. In a work zone, speeds have slowed, the tempers of other drivers may be flaring, workers are moving about, heavy equipment is entering and exiting, and flaggers are signaling. It’s a lot to keep track of under the best of… Read More »
Should you represent yourself in a divorce? Some couples can successfully divorce without the help of an attorney, while others are not so lucky. Understanding the circumstances in which it is best to hire a divorce lawyer can make a big difference in your divorce.