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Speeding Car Accidents

Fatalities Caused by Speeding and Drunk Driving Roughly Equal, Study Finds

By RWHM |

It’s hard not to feel compelled to do everything faster, to save time wherever we can. This can extend to driving as fast as we can, despite knowing that speeding can be a highly unsafe behavior. While we know we shouldn’t speed, speeding does not seem to get the same amount of moral outrage… Read More »

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Before Attending a Hearing or Trial in Your Divorce, Learn about Courtroom Etiquette

By RWHM |

It’s very possible that your first encounter with a courtroom will occur during your divorce trial. The rules of appropriate behavior in a courtroom aren’t complicated. That said, it’s critical that you follow these rules diligently, keeping in mind that the eyes of the judge and opposing party will always be on you, watching… Read More »

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Leaving Specific Items for Heirs in Your Will? Proceed with Caution

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When drafting a will, your first instinct may be to use the opportunity to make specific gifts to loved ones—your home to a child or grandchild with a large family, your vintage Mercedes to a family member with an interest in old cars, your antique jewelry to a child who has long admired it…. Read More »

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New Law Extends Time Limit to File Medical Malpractice Claim

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Earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will make it easier for victims of medical malpractice to get justice in court. The bill has been labeled “Lavern’s Law,” named after the woman whose personal tragedy spurred the change regarding when medical malpractice lawsuits may be filed. Read… Read More »

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How to Respond to a Stalling Spouse

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Filing for divorce may have felt like it was an inevitability for years to you, but your desire for a split may have come as a surprise to your spouse. A reluctant spouse can make a divorce truly miserable in many ways, but one of the most costly and frustrating ways is through the… Read More »

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Issues to Consider Before Becoming Your Former Spouse’s Creditor

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Finding an equitable division of assets in a divorce isn’t always simple. In many cases, one spouse may want to take one of the couple’s higher-value assets for emotional or logistical reasons, but they’re unable to buy out the other spouse’s share of that asset. A common example is that of the spouse who… Read More »

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Ways that Bankruptcy Filings Can Help with Past-Due Tax Debts

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Believe it or not, tax day is already right around the corner. If you’re struggling to keep up with debts and have accrued unpaid tax liabilities, you may dread April 15th even more than most. Perhaps you’ve considered filing for bankruptcy to help you manage your credit card, medical or other consumer debts, but… Read More »

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Instant Pot

Makers of the Instant Pot Issue Massive Recall

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If you don’t already have one, you’ve surely heard about the trendy new cooking appliance that has swept social media, the Instant Pot. While hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of American households are in love with the cooking appliance, some versions of the product pose a serious hazard to households making use of… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving a Factor in a Substantial Share of All Crashes

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When compared with bad driving behaviors such as drunken driving or texting behind the wheel, most of us don’t feel the same disgust or anger on the subject of drowsy driving. New research shows that we as a culture should devote more attention to warning drivers of the danger of this behavior. A new… Read More »

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Local Man Killed in Single-Car Accident

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A Poughkeepsie resident was recently killed in a crash in the Town of LaGrange, according to local police. The man’s tragic death is an example of the dangers of traveling at high speeds. Read on to learn more, and contact a Hudson Valley personal injury attorney if you’ve been injured in a crash with… Read More »

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