CRIMINAL LAW BLOG from #ABKLaw Attorney Michael Jaccarino:
When a worker suffers a blow to the head, he or she may face much greater difficulty than expected. Even seemingly minor head injuries may generate severe symptoms for victims, often dismantling their work and community relationships.
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.
Any time you enter into a store or public place in New York, the area should be free of slipping and tripping dangers. In fact, the owner and/or property manager of the premises you enter have a legal obligation to ensure that the premises are safe for guests.
The state of New York has strict drunk driving laws in place. Throughout the city, police are, at all times, on the lookout for drivers who may be violating these laws.
You've probably heard the story about how a penny dropped from a skyscraper could kill someone. While that story is little more than an urban legend, the truth is that things do fall from heights in New York City.
You were minding your own business at the bar when you saw a young woman being harassed. The person harassing her was clearly intoxicated, so you stepped in to help. Not long after that, you found yourself in a full-out brawl.
Is divorce on your mind? Do you have reason to believe that this is the best way to improve your life?
Many people assume it is safe to drive after taking prescription pills. However, just because they come from your doctor doesn't mean you can safely drive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tracks the risks of more than 400 drugs, many of which are legal prescriptions. While illegal drugs still make up a substantial number of drugged driving cases and crashes, medicine prescribed by your doctor is still implicated in a number of crashes. If you're driving after taking a prescription, you could still face charges of driving while ability is impaired.