Archives for May 2016

Albany Lobby Day – May 17 2016

Together with other plaintiffs’ lawyers who are members of the New York State Trial Association, I went up to Albany to speak with lawmakers and advocate for the following changes in the law: Car insurance A family struggling to make ends meet can ill afford to bear the costs of an accident, which can include…

New rule aims to keep customers safe from carbon monoxide in NY

Whether a grocery store, department store, office complex or hospital, businesses are required to provide those that enter their buildings with a safe environment. There are a number of regulations and ordinances in place designed to help better ensure that patrons are properly protected. The Department of State recently passed an additional measure to offer…

Late-night dangers

There are certain occupations that are commonly associated with occupational risks and dangers. Law enforcement, for example, and firefighting are two lines of work that have obvious dangers inherent in the job duties. Other jobs are also dangerous, though perhaps less obviously so: roofer, logger, pilot and truck driver are typically listed whenever people index…