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April 2017 Archives

Can your older car learn new safety tricks?

Yes, your older car can have some of the latest and greatest safety technology, provided you're willing to spend the time and money. Today's cars have some truly amazing tech that can save lives -- but only as long as it is installed in your vehicle.

Are changes coming to New York's wrongful conviction recovery statute?

Earlier this week, we told you about Section 8-b of the New York Court of Claims Act, which is the provision that permits those who have been wrongfully convicted, imprisoned and subsequently exonerated to file a claim against the state for damages.

Lab scandal likely to void 20,000 wrongful convictions

The admitted evidence tampering and forgery by a single Massachusetts lab worker has led to the likely dismissal of more than 20,000 wrongful drug convictions, which is possibly the largest mass-dismissal of criminal convictions in U.S. history.

New coalition campaigns for approval of NYC safety law

Almost every week, it seems, New York City tragically loses another construction worker in what could have been a preventable accident. At the time of this blog, there have been a total of 33 construction worker deaths in NYC in the past two years. Increasing safety standards and training improvements seem to be key to avoiding even more fatal accidents in the future.

3 reasons to see a PI attorney before seeking workers' comp

Suffering a serious on-the-job construction injury can be devastating, often resulting in the loss of a paycheck, not to mention extensive medical treatment. If you are strapped for cash, you may be tempted to simply seek as much money as you can through a workers' comp settlement.

Construction workers can speak up about unsafe working conditions

As we've mentioned often in this blog, construction accident fatalities have become an epidemic in New York City and throughout the state. It seems every week there is at least one tragic construction worker death - that could have been prevented with proper safety precautions in place.

Does video-recording interrogations help prevent wrongful convictions?

Given that some police interrogations have led to false confessions and wrongful convictions in the past, it probably comes as no surprise that several New York lawmakers are now attempting to make the interrogation process more transparent by requiring law enforcement officers to video-record all custodial interrogations involving major offenses.

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