Archive for the ‘Civil Litigation and Appeals’ Category

How Hard Is It to Win a Defamation Lawsuit?

When it comes to lawsuits, a defamation case can be very challenging. For example, unless you hire an attorney who works on a pro bono basis, this type of lawsuit can be costly. The reason for this is that to win, there is a lot of fact-finding involved, which often requires the assistance of an […]

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March 27th, 2017

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Civil Litigation and Appeals
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Marijuana Use as a Contributing Factor for a DUI

The rules of marijuana use are becoming increasingly blurred as some states have adopted laws making this substance legal. In New York, possession of marijuana is still illegal, although some state bills are going through the legislative process that if passed, would make medical marijuana legal. However, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal […]

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January 6th, 2016

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Civil Litigation and Appeals | Criminal

Seeking Financial Recovery after a Botched Cosmetic Procedure

According to reports, one in every five patients who has plastic surgery is unsatisfied with the results. However, being unhappy is different from a botched procedure. Because most plastic surgeons are highly competent, the results are usually outstanding, but unfortunately, some patients end up with problems that go beyond anticipated scarring. If you want or […]

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December 24th, 2015

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Civil Litigation and Appeals | Personal Injury Law

Hiring an Attorney for an Evicted Tenant Who Refuses to Leave

As a landlord, the last thing you want to deal with is a tenant who refuses to pay, and the legal eviction process that follows. However, as a landlord, this is part of the job. Therefore, you should become familiar with the laws for eviction governing your state. For your protection, before you rent to […]

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Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney for Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home neglect, also referred to as elder abuse, is a serious problem. According to the latest statistics, more than 40 million people over the age of 65 within the U.S. experience abuse or neglect, most at the hands of caregivers. Nursing home neglect comes in different forms, including: Social/Emotional Neglect – Patient is repeatedly […]

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November 8th, 2015

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Civil Litigation and Appeals | Criminal | Elder Law | Personal Injury Law

What Are My Legal Rights When Being Cyber Stalked?

Cyberstalking involves online harassment and stalking by an individual, group, or organization. It can include slander, false accusations, libel, and defamation. Cyberstalking might also include identity theft, solicitation for sex, threats, and the collection of information used to harass or threaten. As the victim of cyberstalking, you know just how disturbing and frightening this behavior […]

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October 31st, 2015

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals | Criminal