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Florida Judges Should Not Be Facebook Friends With Lawyers Who Appear Before Them - OK to Be Fans During Judicial Elections

Florida's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee has ruled that judges should no longer "friend" on Facebook lawyers who appear before them. The committee ruled that online…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 26, 2009

Court of Appeals Broadens Construction Worker Safety Statute to Apply Where Worker Neither Fell Nor Was Struck By Falling Object

There is a line of cases requiring that a construction worker either fall or be struck by a falling object in order for there to…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 23, 2009

Youth Concussions Continue to Receive Attention from National and Local Legislatures

The sports pages the last several months have been filled with reports of Congressional hearings and testimony concerning concussions and the National Football League …

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 19, 2009

Salomon Recalls Ski Bindings Due to Unexpected Release, Fall Hazard Would Be Liable Notwithstanding Skiers Waiver or Release

With the onslaught of cold weather and the forecast for snow, one feels the urge to hit the ski slopes. One of the most trustworthy…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 18, 2009

NYC Administration for Children's Services Denied Dismissal of Suit for Wrongful Death of Infant Killed by Mothers Companion

Gotlin v. City of New York, --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2009 WL 3681839 (Supreme Court, Kings County (October 27, 2009),arises out of the wrongful death of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 12, 2009

U.S. PIRG Releases Its 2009 Report of Toy Hazards And Launches Interactive Smart Phone Tool and Website For Shoppers

The 2009 Trouble in Toyland report is the 24th annual Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) survey of toy safety. This report provides safety guidelines for…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 09, 2009

Absence of Seat Belts in School Buses Has Little Carryover Effect to Personal Motor Vehicles in Elementary School Children

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a"White Paper" in October of 2009 to explore the proposition that the lack of seat belts on…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 06, 2009

Thanksgiving Week Not a Week for Two Laborers to Give Thanks to the Court of Appeals - Part 2

In Affri v. Basch, --- N.E.2d ----, 2009 WL 4030863 (November 24, 2009), the plaintiff was a neighbor of the defendant homeowner for whom he…

Posted by SEO Admin on Dec 02, 2009

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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