Levine & Slavit, PLLC Blog Archives

New Law Makes It Harder to Introduce Evidence of Prior Incarceration or Conviction in Negligent Hiring Claims

Under a negligent hiring theory, an employer's liability arises from its failure to take reasonable care in making hiring decisions, thereby placing the newly hired…

Sep 29, 2008

Sixteen Athletes, Including Six Former NFL Players, Agree To Donate Their Brains To a Study of the Long-Term Effects of Concussions

Sixteen athletes, including six former NFL players, have agreed to donate their brains to a program that will study the long-term effects of concussions. Of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 27, 2008

"Google Transit" To Help Customers Navigate New York City Transit System, But At What Cost to the Privacy of Its Customers?

This is cool! Google Transit, a feature of the Google Maps online mapping service, provides point-to-point public transit trip planning. Google Transit will now allow…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 24, 2008

Yo-Yo Waterball, Bearing Risk Of Strangulation, Target of Legislation in New York; Childrens Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Act of 2008 Also Signed Into Law

New York Governor David A. Paterson signed into law a bill prohibiting the importation, manufacturing, distribution, or sale of dangerous yo-yo waterball toys, and providing…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 21, 2008

New Suffolk County Law Sets $150 Fine for Texting While Driving

Starting September 21, 2008, Suffolk County drivers caught driving while text messengingwill face a $150.00 fine under a new county law that is the first…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 19, 2008

Talcum Powder: Not as Fresh and Innocent as You Might Think (Asbestos, Ovarian Cancer)

For many years, doctors have been discouraging the use of baby powder for infants. Though it works well as a drying agent and fights against…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 16, 2008

Increasing the Driving Age Requirement = Increased Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a nonprofit, scientific and educational organization aimed at reducing loss on the nation's highways, including deaths, personal injuries…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 12, 2008

Are Those Plastic Baby Bottles Safe? Some Findings and Advice

What parent could not be concerned upon hearing worrisome reports that bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in many polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins such…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 09, 2008

Enjoy A Relaxing Lunch as Traffic Whiz's By Just Inches Away

Recently, on August 27, 2008, two cabs collided sending one of them onto a Times Square sidewalk. Shortly before that accident, on August 15, 2008,…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 05, 2008

Few Doctors Report Abuse of Elderly Patients

A recent article in The Providence Journal notes that although doctors in almost every state are required by law to report suspected elder abuse of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 02, 2008

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