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Ironworker Suffers Critical Injuries at LIRR Construction Site

An ironworker working on the Long Island Rail Road construction site in Mineola sustained critical injuries after being electrocuted. According to officials from the MTA, the accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 13. The construction crew was working on building a pedestrian bridge over the tracks. At that time, a crane came… Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Results in Several Injuries

Four people sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle accident in Mineola at the intersection of Willis Avenue and Jericho Turnpike. According to information released by the Nassau County Police Department, the accident occurred just after 3 a.m. and involved a Lexus sedan, a Chevy SUV and a Jeep SUV. The sedan, which was driven by a… Read More »

U.S. District Court Judge Killed in Long Island Hit-and-Run Accident

U.S. District Court Judge Sandra Feuerstein, who served the federal court in Central Islip for two decades, was recently killed in a hit-and-run accident in Boca Raton, Florida. She was 75 years old. The driver was a 23-year-old woman who was, according to police information, high on drugs at the time of the accident. She… Read More »

Tips for Your First Divorce Hearing

Your first divorce hearing can be a stressful experience, but you can at least enter feeling confident if you take the proper steps to prepare for it. Here are a few of the steps you should take to make sure the hearing goes as smoothly as possible. Dress for success: Showing up to court in… Read More »

What to Do if Your Ex Doesn’t Pay Maintenance?

As part of your divorce, you might be awarded maintenance payments from your ex. But what happens if your ex fails to meet their maintenance obligations? Before taking any drastic legal action, you should work with your attorney to determine why your ex is not making these payments. While it is possible they are simply… Read More »

Why Paternity Tests are Important for Child Custody

Paternity tests establish biological fatherhood, which can have some significant bearing on child custody and support cases. In such a test, DNA is collected from the possible father and the child from cheek swabs or blood samples. The DNA gets spliced to determine if the two share chromosomes. These tests have a 99.9 percent accuracy… Read More »

What to Know About COVID Stimulus Checks and Divorce/Separation

Americans receiving stimulus checks due to the COVID-19 pandemic might wonder what happens to this money if they are going through a divorce or separation. Here is a quick overview of what you should know. Disbursement: Stimulus funds will be disbursed in the same method as your 2019 tax refund, which means if you and… Read More »

Determining Liability When An Accident is a Result of Poor Road Conditions

In most cases, car accidents occur due to fault on the part of one or more drivers. However, there are some circumstances in which an accident could happen simply due to poor road conditions, such as potholes, erosion, bad weather (snow and ice), or poor design. If this is the case, what options do accident… Read More »

Why are Women More Likely Than Men to Sustain Serious Injuries in Car Accidents?

Numerous studies have shown women are more likely than men to sustain serious injuries in car accidents. According to one recent study b the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a significant factor in this is the types of vehicles men and women are more likely to drive. Let’s take a look at the findings… Read More »

Man Dead in Chain Reaction Crash at Long Island Intersection

One person died in a chain-reaction accident at a Long Island intersection. The accident occurred in Centereach at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 30. A 25-year-old Ronkonkoma man was driving his 2011 Kia north on Nicolls Road when he lost control of the vehicle due to a sudden medical event. According to Suffolk County… Read More »