An act awaiting the Governor's signature gives individual municipalities authority to decide whether (and if so, to regulate the use of) e-scooters and electric assist bicycles may be used and rented within the municipality’s boundaries. The law applies to bicycles and scooters owned by individuals and those provided by ride-sharing companies.
Emerging Attorney: Brian M. Webb in July 15, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.
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The Archdiocese has filed a lawsuit in the State of New York, Supreme Court, New York County against over 30 insurers who issued insurance policies to the Archdiocese from the early 1950s to 2000.
Two amendments passed the legislative session: one requires a defendant to choose before trial whether to take the liability offset of the monetary amount of the settlement or the still unknown liability percentage of the settled defendant to be determined by the jury; the other amendment permits a plaintiff to recover directly against a third party defendant found to be liable to the defendant in certain actions.
He or she who hesitates [may be] lost or laches may result in dire consequences.
Clients want files closed, efficiently, effectively and as soon as possible.
Additional insight from attorneys across the country about what being professionally generous means.
Insight from attorneys across the country about what being professionally generous means.
As a lawyer, we can use our time and talents to help those in our profession as well as those we represent.
Social media, if used effectively, can generate business contacts.
The point is just as important today as it was almost 30 years ago. Want to keep clients? Want to get clients? Connect with them personally. Emails are great. Phone calls are fine. Personal contact trumps them all.
Clients want and need their lawyers to understand their business. Do not guess at it. Learn it and know it.
A new law passed just last week, which repeals religious exemptions to New York’s otherwise mandatory vaccination requirements for children entering schools and daycares throughout the state. We've provided clarification on the details of this law and what it may mean to you.
"Adjusting Just Fine--attorneys enjoy the intellectual challenges of appellate law. And new specifics for briefs and filing seem like a natural progression" in June 17, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.
Bar and defense organizations play an important role in developing relationships and networks and in giving you opportunity to publish articles and present to your peers and to others.
Get Out of Purgatory: How to End a Claim Where a Plaintiff has Died and No Estate Has Been Substituted to Continue the Lawsuit
Defense counsel deal with a myriad of issues in tort and premises liability cases which lead to undue delays. However, there is one type of delay that can seem to progress eternally slow, one where the named plaintiff has died.
Networking: It’s all about relationships. Networks built on friendship, on common areas of practice, on similar backgrounds or personal interests, THEY are critically important for the development of business.