With this somewhat chaotic season comes some dangers that people tend to overlook, and if those dangers are overlooked by the establishments people are shopping at, they can be on the hook for liability should things go wrong.
Exchanging Expert & Non-Expert Information Prior to Trial: During a trial, testimony from laymen and expert witnesses are a crucial tool in proving your case. For this reason, it is important to decide before discovery is complete what all potential witnesses have to say, and whether you will need an expert witness to prove any [...]
Despite dogs being man’s best friend, many people are justified in being wary around dogs they are not familiar with. The World Health Organization estimates approximately 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year. Perhaps most concerning is that children make up the largest percentage of dog bite victims. Animal bites can result in [...]
Should a witness for trial ignore your subpoena, the only avenue to compel obedience is by making an application pursuant to CPLR 2308. Failure to comply with the subpoena is treated as a contempt of court.
Any lawyer who routinely purchases medical records as part of their practice is familiar with the ubiquitous $0.75 charge per page. However, does Public Health Law Section 17 and 18’s provision, requiring medical records be furnished to patients at a maximum of $0.75 per page, apply in the context of subpoenaed medical records? A reading [...]
As the spring thaw sets in and warm weather returns, dedicated cyclists are taking back to the roads in greater numbers. According to the Department of Transportation, the number of bicyclists in New York City has grown nearly each year over the past decade, hitting a new peak in 2014. This trend is likely to [...]