Voluntary intoxication is not going to hold up as a defense. Involuntary intoxication may in some cases, such as if a person spikes your drink when you're only 19 years old and you unknowingly partake in underage drinking. If you chose to get drunk and then committed a crime, though, you cannot use the fact that you were drunk to stay out of trouble.
Do you live in or around New York City? If so, you know that fighting rush hour traffic can be stressful and time-consuming.
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.
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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.