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Drunk Driving Deaths Up 30% Across NY Since 2019

According to testimony from the New York State Police at a legislative hearing, the number of people who have died as a result of drunk…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 21, 2023

NHTSA Launches Annual Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign for Labor Day

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched its annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign against drunk driving, in anticipation of an…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 30, 2023

Homeowner/Parents' Duty to Supervise Departure of Underage Guest Who Became Intoxicated at House Party Extended to Ride Home in Car Driven by Son

Sometimes parents can try to do the right thing but end up liable for someones injuries anyway. In Aquino v. Higgins, 891 N.Y.S.2d 853 (4th…

Posted by SEO Admin on Nov 21, 2010

New York Continues to Pass New Laws to Assist in the Prosecution, Conviction and Punishment of Drunk Drivers

New legislation that will immediately permit the introduction into evidence blood drawn by certified nurse practioners and advance emergency medical technicians without direct physician supervision…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jul 16, 2010

New Drunk Driving Punishment of Breathalyzer Ignition Devices Raises Implementation Issues

At least 30 states have statutes that went into effect on New Years Day. One of them in New York, The Child Passenger Protection Act,will…

Posted by SEO Admin on Jan 04, 2010

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

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 SEO Admin 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 SEO Admin on Nov 06, 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

Federal Court Upholds NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission Policy of Suspending Arrested Taxi Drivers Before Hearing

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has a policy of suspending a taxi driver upon notification of the driver's arrest, without providing…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 07, 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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