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A car accident can lead to many types of injury

Being involved a car accident, regardless of the severity, can turn your life upside down. For example, you may learn that your vehicle was damaged beyond repair. If this happens, you must make other arrangements for transportation until you figure out your long-term plan.

Bar fights: Yes, you can be charged with assault

Everyone loves a good bar fight, right? Well, not really. In fact, you can get into trouble if you start or continue a bar fight that is underway. There's a risk of injuries, so you or someone else could get hurt, and, in some extreme cases, people can even end up dead.

The Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) hosted our Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins P.C.

#ABKLaw Partner Hon. Barry Kamins, the former administrative judge of the Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal Term, for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture on recent developments in search and seizure law at the Brooklyn Bar Association recently.


The Justice Department has filed a petition seeking a review of a decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, continuing a travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries. This petition for certiorari sets the stage for a constitutional showdown--whether a presidential initiative is lawful. The Supreme Court normally grants review when a federal appeals court holds a presidential initiative to be unconstitutional and the government has asked the Court to expedite its decision on whether to review. Thus the Court could make its decision before it breaks at the end of June. It takes four votes by the Justices to grant a petition for certiorari and, if granted, arguments would be heard in the Fall.

What factors affect the legality of a dog sniff at a traffic stop?

A new decision by the United States Supreme Court limits the ability of police officers to use a dog to sniff the outside of a vehicle during a traffic stop. Years earlier the Court had held that during a lawful traffic stop, the police may use a trained dog to sniff an automobile, as long as the procedure does not unreasonably extend the duration of the traffic stop.

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Arthur Aidala and Marianne Bertuna are familiar faces onscreen. But it is in the courtroom where their knowledge and their effective defense is most impressive.

They and associates Michael Jaccarino may be the difference for you when you are charged with a serious state or federal crime.

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