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Can What You Post on Social Media Get You Arrested?

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In the digital age, social media platforms like Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and Instagram serve as popular public forums where users can share their thoughts, experiences, and activities. However, while these platforms offer a means for connection and expression, they also pose legal risks. As experienced criminal defense attorneys, we understand that many people… Read More »

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Judicial Diversion: What Is It and How Do I Get It?

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If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges in Orange County, you may have heard of judicial diversion or alternative sentencing as a potential option. Judicial diversion, also known as diversion to treatment court, is a program that allows individuals charged with certain crimes to receive treatment for underlying issues, such as… Read More »

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How Expert Witnesses Can Help in a New York Car Accident Claim

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Car accidents can have devastating consequences, leaving victims with serious injuries, medical bills, and emotional trauma. In New York, if you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to claim compensation for your damages. Doing so, however, can be an uphill battle, requiring you to… Read More »

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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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