A recent accident or, rather, chain of accidents, in a town not too far from White Plains left one person dead and another person, a police officer, injured.
Many individuals and businesses in and around White Plains, New York, may discover that they will get little to no legal resistance from someone who owes money to them. There are a number of reasons that this happens, one being that the debtor recognizes there is no valid reason why they should not pay what they owe.
Like several other states, New York has what is referred to as a Zero Tolerance law when it comes to people under 21 accused of drinking and driving in this state.
Like other assets, a 401(k) retirement plan will ordinarily be considered, at least to some extent, marital property that is subject to division in the event of a divorce or separation. This may be of particular interest to White Plains residents, since they and others within the State of New York may have a lot of wealth tied up in their 401(k) plans.
As readers of this blog know, our White Plains, New York, office represents victims of a variety of different types of personal injury claims. Whether it is a car accident, an accident at a retail store or on someone else's private property, or some other type of accident, the common theme in almost every personal injury case is negligence.
Most people know that if a police officer pulls over a suspected drunk driver, they are likely to give them a field sobriety test. Pop culture has depicted this in several ways; sometimes the suspect must walk in a straight line, sometimes they must recite the alphabet backwards.