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New York Raises Minimum Child Booster Seat Requirement to Age 8

Effective today, to decrease children's risk of injury or death in a motor vehicle crash, the upper age limit of New York States child restraint…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 24, 2009

Court Finds Itself Without Power to Remedy a Misleading Construction Site Insurance Policy Whose Exclusions Render The Supposed Coverage Meaningless

In 720-730 Fort Washington Ave. Owners Corp. v. Utica First Ins. Co., --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2009 WL 3645656 (N.Y.Sup. 2009), an insurance policy was purchased…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 21, 2009

Governor Paterson Signs Child Passenger Protection Act Making It a Felony for First-Time DWI With Children in the Vehicle

The Child Passenger Protection Act, now known as Leandras Law, discussed in our recent blog entry of November 9, was signed into law by Governor…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 20, 2009

Son of Sam 10% Exemption Applies to Inmate's Medical Malpractice Settlement

Under New Yorks Son of Sam law, a crime victim has the right to bring a civil action to recover money damages from a person…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 16, 2009

Nursing Home, Even Though an LLC, is Criminally Liable for Its Employees Failure to Provide Required Care to Patient

Highgate LTC Management, LLC, a limited liability company, operated Northwoods Rehabilitation and Extended Care Facility (Northwoods) in Cortland County. Following a 2005 investigation into the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 12, 2009

The Child Passenger Protection Act Should Become Law

Governor David A. Paterson hassubmitted legislation, known asThe Child Passenger Protection Act, to increase penalties on those who drive while intoxicated (DWI) with children in…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 09, 2009

Is It Fair to Even Threaten Eduardo Henriquez With Prosecution Over Fatal Drunk Driving Accident?

Eduardo Henriquez is the father of an infant who he removed from the car of Carmen Huertas when he learned that she was about to…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 06, 2009

Taser International Says It Changed Preferred Target Area Not for Safety But To Avoid Giving Plaintiffs Lawyers a Chance to Sue

TASER Training Bulletin 15.0 Regarding Medical Research Update and Revised Warnings, released on October 12, 2009, removed a persons chest from the preferred target area…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 03, 2009

Do You (as opposed to the Supreme Court) Believe That a Drunk Driver Should Be Able to be Pulled Over Based Solely Upon an Anonymous Tip?

There is no doubt that the defendant Joseph A. Moses Harris, Jr. was driving drunk when the police pulled him over. Police had received an…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 31, 2009

Convicted Sex Offender Can Be Required to Submit to Computerized Voice Stress Analysis To Detect Lying

Gjurovich v. U.S., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 3232139 (N.D.N.Y. 2009) involved a petitioner who pled guilty to a two count indictment charging him with transporting…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 29, 2009

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