Archive for the ‘Criminal’ Category

Falsely Accused of Sexual Misconduct in a Public School: How Can an Attorney Help?

This past year, story after story of sexual misconduct in public and private schools has infiltrated the news. In cases that prove the accused is guilty, that individual deserves to receive the appropriate punishment according to the law; however, what happens when someone makes a false accusation? Can an attorney help the accused party? Unfortunately, […]

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March 12th, 2018

Category:
Criminal

Seeking Legal Help for a Child Abused in a Daycare Setting

When it comes to selecting a daycare provider, parents spend a significant amount of time researching and interviewing before making their decision. Fortunately, most facilities in the United States operate under professional and dedicated workers. As a result, children have a clean and safe environment away from home. However, as seen in the news far […]

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February 26th, 2018

Category:
Criminal

How to File a Lawsuit as the Victim of Domestic Terrorism

Sadly, if you look back at the Oklahoma bombing of the Murrah federal building by Timothy McVeigh and, more recently, the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, by Stephen Paddock, it is a stark reminder that domestic terrorism is a real threat in the United States. If you were the victim of such an incident, it […]

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December 4th, 2017

Category:
Criminal

Getting Legal Advice After Being Scammed

Scams against people have been a problem for a long time, but in recent years, they have reached new heights. While anyone can become a victim, criminals often target the elderly. If someone scammed you, there might be legal recourse. Rather than hide in shame, you need to speak out. Although you might feel embarrassed, […]

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July 14th, 2017

Category:
Criminal

Suspected Employee Embezzlement: What Can I Do from a Legal Standpoint?

Working hard to establish a successful business only to have suspicions that one of your so-called trusted employees is embezzling money is disheartening. Analysts estimate that employees working for US companies steal over $400 billion every year. Unfortunately, this problem is all too common, regardless of a company’s size or industry. If you think that […]

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June 29th, 2017

Category:
Criminal

Tips to Legally Fight Identity Theft

Even with new systems available and more people becoming educated, identity theft remains a serious problem. Having someone gain access to your personal information is bad enough, but when your name, social security number, passwords, credit cards, and other identifiers are used, your world turns upside down. With identity theft, there are two major challenges. […]

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February 2nd, 2017

Category:
Criminal | Uncategorized

Your Legal Rights When Falsely Accused of a Crime

There are few things worse in life than being accused of something that you did not do. However, when you are accused of committing a crime that you had nothing to do with, this takes things to an entirely new level. This is actually quite serious in that it could lead to you being arrested, […]

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June 22nd, 2016

Category:
Criminal
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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

Category:
Civil Litigation and Appeals | Criminal

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

Category:
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