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What can a criminal defense attorney do for me?

If you are facing criminal charges, you may be wondering if you need a criminal defense attorney. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony, it is almost always beneficial to have someone fighting for your rights in court.The United States legal system is designed to make handling your own affairs in criminal court very difficult. Many people think that their charges are minor and that they can take their chances with the judge, only to end up with an unnecessarily harsh sentence. A qualified criminal defense attorney can assist you with various parts of your case and make sure that you are protected throughout the criminal process.Criminal prosecutors have one goal in mind: to get a conviction. Criminal defense attorneys, on the other hand, are focused on doing what [...]

What can a criminal defense attorney do for me?2017-10-27T00:00:00+00:00

Overdose led to drug charges against two New Yorkers

City police have arrested and charged a number of people with drug-related crimes this year. Drug offenses can be serious, so it is important for those accused of drug trafficking to take their charges seriously. A recent overdose involving fentanyl led police to charge two men with drug-related felonies.When officers arrived at the overdose, they found a pill bottle containing multiple blue pills near the victim's dead body. After forensic toxicology reports identified fentanyl in the victim's system, and law enforcement began their investigation to find out where the drugs came from.After reviewing phone records, conducting interviews and carrying out controlled drug purchases, they were able to connect two men to the victim's death. The investigation allegedly revealed that the victim had texted one of the men multiple times regarding [...]

Overdose led to drug charges against two New Yorkers2017-10-20T00:00:00+00:00

How mirrors can keep workers safe

New York employees could suffer significant injury or pass away as a result of an accident at work. The loss in productivity as well as higher insurance rates may also be prices that employers pay after an accident. In some cases, even a near miss can result in serious injury to an employee. Therefore, employers need to do everything in their power to make workplace safety a top priority.However, it is important to take the right type of safety measures to keep employees safe. For instance, the beeping noise a forklift makes could easily be drowned out in a busy warehouse. Safety mirrors and domes that are customized to meet the particular needs of a given workplace may be ideal for employers. They should be resistant to shattering as well [...]

How mirrors can keep workers safe2017-10-19T00:00:00+00:00

New York woman faces drunk driving charges

If one is arrested and charged with drunk driving, the state may bring a case. It is in one's best interest to know what to expect from the prosecution to defend themselves.In DUI cases, the observations of the officer who pulled one over are a critical part of the prosecution's case. For example, one New York woman was recently charged with drunk driving when an officer alleged that she was swerving back and forth. Allegedly, the officer smelled alcohol on the woman's breath.If the officer believes that one is under the influence, they may ask them to take a field sobriety test. A field sobriety test often includes one or more of the following tests: the horizontal gaze nystagmus test which requires one to follow a slowly moving object with [...]

New York woman faces drunk driving charges2017-10-12T00:00:00+00:00

Older workers staying safe on the job

New York workplace safety professionals have to communicate with workers of all ages and have their messages about workplace safety understood. While it is important that the experts not rely on stereotypes to deliver effective messages, it is important that they take into account certain age-related trends.There are the effects that aging has on an individual's physical ability and health that have to considered. Because many workers are remaining on the job well into their 70s, safety professionals have to develop policies that can reduce the chances that an injury will occur to older workers because they are not as healthy or physically fit as they used to be.A worker's familiarity with digital technology is another a factor safety professionals should keep in mind. Younger workers tend to be more [...]

Older workers staying safe on the job2017-10-10T00:00:00+00:00

What are the penalties for selling drugs in New York?

All across the country, the police arrest people for allegedly using, possessing, selling and manufacturing drugs. Each of these crimes is different and involves different penalties. Drug arrests may lead to drug charges and convictions. If you have been arrested or charged with a drug-related crime, you should be prepared for what lies ahead.Drug distribution and manufacturing is generally a more serious than using and possessing. The state of New York in particular has some of the toughest drug distribution laws in the country. The severity of your penalties will depend on the type of drug you were selling and your past criminal record. Generally, in New York, any sale of a controlled substance is classified as a felony. Fifth-degree sale of a controlled substance is the mildest offense, but [...]

What are the penalties for selling drugs in New York?2017-10-05T00:00:00+00:00

UTIs may not be diagnosed or treated properly

Antibiotics can help save the lives of New York patients. However, when they are misused, they can create harm for patients as well as decrease their effectiveness in the future. This may be especially true for those who live in a long-term care facility. Often, antibiotics are given to those who have been misdiagnosed as having a urinary tract infection, and they are among the most prescribed medications in nursing homes.However, they may be prescribed incorrectly in as many as three out of four cases. The lack of proper treatment of UTIs and other bacterial infections may be the result of incorrect assumptions. This may result in the overuse of antibiotics and an unwillingness to change a course of treatment in the face of lab results. A tool created by [...]

UTIs may not be diagnosed or treated properly2017-10-02T00:00:00+00:00
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