September 16, 2019

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Prison Phone Calls Can Be Used Against NYC Inmates

We’ve all heard the Miranda warning—“You have the right to remain silent…” Inmates in New York City jails and prisons may need a refresher on the importance of staying silent because now what they say in jail is not only recorded, but it can be used … [Read more...]

When to Hire an Escalator Accident Attorney

Escalators are a part of life for most residents of New York City. We ride on escalators at almost every major subway station, department store, convention center, and even office buildings. For the most part, escalators work as intended, and your … [Read more...]

Continued Challenges for NYC’s Transgender Community

The challenges just go on and on for our country’s transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community, and the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) just released a report with some disturbing findings. People who struggle to live a life … [Read more...]

New York’s New Sexual Harassment Law

State Issues Guidance for Compliance In April 2018, New York passed a new sexual harassment law. To ensure that employers are in compliance with the new legislation, the state issued draft materials and guidance in August 2018. The draft … [Read more...]

Teen Driving and Distracted Driving: A Deadly Combination

We all know that feeling of frustration when we look at the driver next to us on a busy highway and see that they’re looking down at their phone while operating a motor vehicle. Maybe you’re even guilty of driving while distracted by your phone. … [Read more...]

Marijuana Now Legal in New York

Legalize Pot Rally at Union Square New York (Photo Credit: David Skankbone, Creative Commons 2.0) Marijuana, a psychoactive agent that is derived from the Cannabis plant is best known as a recreational drug. It is known for its mental and physical … [Read more...]

Mayor Bill De Blasio Signs Anti-Sexual Harassment Law

On May 9th, Mayor Bill De Blasio signed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, which will require all employers, regardless of their size, to enforce certain regulations pertaining to sexual harassment in the workplace. From here on out, … [Read more...]

New York Motorcycle Laws and Regulations

Riding on motorcycle can be a fun and rewarding experience. Although, before you hit the road, it is important to know your State’s motorcycle laws, and to keep some important safety tips in mind. Motorcycle Laws Motorcycle Equipment … [Read more...]

Who is Liable for Assaults in Parking Lots?

If you have been assaulted in a parking lot or lost a loved one in a deadly parking lot attack, you may be wondering who can be held liable for your losses. Of course, the perpetrator is responsible for the harm they caused, but you may not be able … [Read more...]

New York Alcohol Laws

If you live in New York, you probably are familiar with many of the DUI laws in the state, but are you familiar with the laws governing the sale and purchase of beer, wine and liquor? If not, please read on to learn a little bit about the … [Read more...]