Can a Criminal Record Affect Personal Injury Claims?
There are some circumstances in which criminal activity could play a role in a personal injury case. Technically, there will be no relationship between a past crime and an injury claim. However, juries may perceive people who have a criminal record in a negative manner, especially if the record is relatively recent. This is one… Read More »
Two Dead After Fiery Crash on Long Island Expressway
A pair of people were killed in an accident on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday, August 6 at approximately 3 p.m. in the town of New Hyde Park. According to law enforcement, a pickup truck was heading west on the expressway when it collided with the rear of a tractor trailer close to exit… Read More »
Long Island Safety Advocates Push for ‘Traffic Calming’ Measures
Elected officials, business leaders and safety advocates in Farmingdale recently gathered to promote new traffic calming measures around the downtown business districts of Long Island. The Long Island Complete Streets Coalition and Vision Long Island organized the gathering, which was held at the intersection of Route 109 and Main Street. It was attended by many… Read More »
Firefighters Free Trapped Man at Construction Site
On April 7, firefighters were called to a construction site in Water Mill to help free a man who was reportedly trapped in a trench. According to representatives from the Sag Harbor Fire Department, a man’s legs were stuck in a hole at the construction site after a large amount of dirt collapsed on top… Read More »