If the radio is playing “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” then there are special precautions you need to take when riding your motorcycle. You always need precautions like a helmet on your bike, just because bike riders are more vulnerable than people in any other type of vehicle. But the danger is greater when it’s cold, and especially when it’s snowing or sleeting.
The latest statistics indicate that the number of driving while intoxicated (DWI) felonies in Long Island’s Suffolk County is double that of neighboring Nassau County. The recent data is a continuation of a two-decade trend, in which Suffolk County has led Nassau County in DWIs. Until roughly 1970, Nassau County had more DWIs.
After five years of denials and ongoing litigation, the Law Firm of Edelman, Krasin, & Jaye is pleased to announce a hard-fought victory in the premises liability case of Lyonnel Saintume vs. Elizabeth Lamattina. It took a Nassau County Supreme Court jury less than 30 minutes to find the defendant 100% liable for an August 2013 accident occurring in the attic of her Glen Head, NY home. The settlement amount is still under negotiation. The Plaintiff’s team was led by Trial Counsel Allen Rosner, an experienced litigator with Edelman, Krasin, & Jaye who has earned distinction among the top 2.5% of lawyers on the Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” list and an esteemed place on the Top 40 Under 40 for the state of New York.
Usually, children on a school bus are safer than children in cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that they are 70 times more safe traveling to school in a school bus rather than a car.
Although news media has done much in the past decade to reveal instances of shocking elder abuse in nursing homes, all too often, this abuse goes unreported. About 80% of abuse, neglect, or exploitation are unreported, according to a National Elder Abuse Incident Study. Only 20% are reported.