Phones and apps are distracting drivers and apparently causing accidents. New York Vehicle and Traffic Law 1225-c makes using a cell phone while driving a violation. New York Vehicle and Traffic Law 1225-d applies to using electronic devices while driving. Some
Skills and Tactics for Case Preparation, Investigation and Discovery in New York. A CLE by Clifford Tucker. Part I
In September 24, 2016, I taught a Continuing Legal Education Class (CLE) to attorneys. The CLE is titled "Skills and Tactics for Case Preparation, Investigation and Discovery in New York." It is available on video at Lawline.com. Careful pre-suit and pre-trial evaluation, research,
A wooden dome used as a climbing obstacle in a Warrior Dash race collapsed Saturday in St. Francisville, injuring several people and prompting the State Fire Marshal's Office to investigate if the structure was properly built. Witnesses said there were between
Normally, Hoboken Train Station is a bustling high traffic commuter hub for people traveling to and from New York City. On September 29, 2016, at about 8:45 a.m., a commuter train crashed at full speed into the Hoboken station. The New York Times reported
Every NYC Uber accident causes questions about who should bear the cost of physical harm and property damage. And the number of NYC Uber Accidents are rising. The number has increased more than three times in the past two years.
UPDATE 10/26/16: Denis Amaya-Rodriguez, the driver of the bus in this deadly crash, has plead not guilty to three counts of negligent homicide among other charges. UPDATE: St. John Parish officials have announced that the driver of the bus has been
Some products look safe but are actually hazardous. Products near children made to appear innocent can lead to child deaths. Product recalls help protect consumers and the public. IKEA agreed to recall millions of dressers and desks that led to child deaths and injuries. The
Massive Crane Collapsed on Tappan Zee Bridge. Emergency Responders Question Structural Integrity of the Bridge and Construction Oversight.
Tuesday, a massive crane collapsed onto the Tappan Zee Bridge. The crane covered virtually the entire width of the bridge where it collapsed and injured multiple people. Authorities are concerned about the extent of possible damage to the bridge and safety
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA or FOIL, as in Freedom of Information Law) lets regular people find out what records the government has. You don't need special training and you don't need a lawyer's advice to exercise your rights under