New York Legal Blog

The Unlawful Possession of Drugs

If you’ve been arrested for the unlawful possession of drugs, it is extremely important that you seek legal representation. While possession charges vary in nature and severity, all of them carry potentially devastating repercussions. You will want a law firm both adept at hand...

The Power of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The situation is a well-known one- the carbon monoxide detector is running low on batteries, and its incessant din is echoing throughout the house. Everyone scrambles, trying to hone in on the one detector responsible for causing all the racket. If you’re familiar with this sit...

Playground Safety

Every year, thousands of children are injured on playgrounds. Even though playgrounds are designed to provide the optimal amount of enjoyment for the children while posing the minimal amount of potential danger, accidents are still bound to occur. Playgrounds have been known to c...

Lead Poisoning & You

In 1978, after it was discovered that lead was harmful to humans, the use of lead-based paint was banned, for the construction of homes, and buildings, etc. Lead-based paint, and lead-contaminated dust are among the leading causes of exposure in humans. Houses built before 1978 a...

The Dangers of Electrocution

One of the principal rules when dealing with electrical wires is to always assume that a wire, whether it be fallen and dangling or properly secured, is “live.” When speaking about electricity, “live” means electrified, and by extension, means the wire in question is dang...

Pedestrian Struck On Queens Boulevard

Queens Boulevard has long been cited as among the most dangerous roads for pedestrians in the state of New York. Earlier this month, another incident has helped corroborate that notion.

At around 2am on Thursday October 9th, a...

Workplace Discrimination Claims on the Decline

It’s not too often we see win / win situations in the news, but regarding the current state of affairs of workplace discrimination in America, that’s exactly the case. This year, federal officials have observed a precipitous decline in job-re...