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Workplace Injuries, Workers’ Compensation & Third-Party Liability in New York

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Workplace accidents and injuries on the job are an unfortunate but common occurrence in New York. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, private industry employers reported 138,900 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the state in 2022. These incidents can cause serious injuries, leaving employees out of work and hurting while trying to… Read More »

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Factors That Impact the Accuracy of a Breath Test

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Getting pulled over and arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in New York can be a confusing and intimidating experience. You find yourself at the mercy of law enforcement, facing an immediate suspension of your license, and severe consequences if convicted in court, including fines, jail time, and a criminal record. In most cases,… Read More »

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Liability in New York Slip and Fall Claims

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Slip and fall accidents are more than just minor mishaps. They can lead to serious, painful injuries, expensive medical bills, and significant disruptions in your life. Premises liability claims are complex, and when an accident happens because of some hazard on the property, figuring out how to hold the property owner or occupier liable… Read More »

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DWI Penalties for First-Time Offenders in New York

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New York is serious about cracking down on drunk driving, and the penalties for a DWI conviction can be steep, even if you’ve never been arrested before. But just because you’ve been arrested doesn’t mean the police got everything right, and you might still be able to beat a conviction or avoid the most… Read More »

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Punitive Damages in New York Personal Injury Claims

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When you or a loved one suffers an injury due to someone else’s negligence, the primary focus is often on obtaining compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, in certain cases, you may also be entitled to punitive damages. In appropriate cases, a punitive damage award can maximize compensation and… Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between Parole and Probation in New York?

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Navigating the criminal justice system in New York can be confusing for the average person who hopefully doesn’t have a lot of experience with it. One area we find where people often have questions is understanding probation versus parole. Below we discuss what these two very different and very important concepts are and how… Read More »

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Dupée & Monroe Successfully Litigates Motion in Product Defect Injury Case

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In courtrooms around the country and in New York, in particular, cases are often decided without a trial ever being held. Instead, a court ruling on a “pre-trial motion” will dispense with an issue in the case or dispose of the case altogether. For instance, a plaintiff in a personal injury case might move… Read More »

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The Difference Between Homicide, Murder, and Manslaughter

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Understanding the legal distinctions between homicide, murder, and manslaughter is crucial for anyone navigating the criminal justice system when faced with one of these serious crimes in New York. These terms are often used interchangeably in everyday language, but they have specific legal definitions and implications in the criminal justice system, and the specific… Read More »

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Winter Hazards for Construction Workers

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As the winter season unfolds in Orange County and the Hudson Valley, the challenges for construction workers multiply. From our office in Goshen, the team at Dupée & Monroe, P.C., understands the serious risks that the winter season brings to workers at construction sites. In this post, we explore the various winter hazards faced… Read More »

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What Personal Injury Victims Need to Know About Pre-Existing Conditions

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Navigating a personal injury claim can be a challenging process, and things can get especially rough when the other side is downplaying their liability for your injury by claiming you have a pre-existing condition that is causing your present symptoms. This is a fairly common tactic practiced by insurance companies, and it is one… Read More »

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