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What are the penalties for drunk driving in New York?

The law treats drunk driving in New York very seriously. If you get a DWI charge in New York, you can face several penalties, including a suspended driver’s license, fines, higher insurance rates, a criminal record and the installation of an interlock device on your vehicle. Any drunk driver with a blood alcohol content level of .08% or more gets a drunk driving charge of a DWI. New York has some of the strictest DWI laws in the U.S., with basic offenses carrying a one-year jail sentence, a fine of up to $1,000 and the installation of an interlock device for up to a year. Under New York’s consent law, a driver has to take a chemical test if a police officer has reasonable grounds to think that they have [...]

What are the penalties for drunk driving in New York?2022-06-28T03:43:17+00:00

Types of eye injuries

No matter the type of occupation one holds, there are still several hazards present in the workplace. Many of those may end up causing a serious eye injury. Understandably, workers in New York and around the nation will want to know what those hazards and injuries are. The following includes a list of some of the most common eye injuries one could get in the workplace.When people think about chemical eye burns, they usually think about a busy warehouse. However, chemical eye burns can occur within any industry; even chemicals in cleaning products are enough to cause injury. Because of this, an employee may be able to seek workers' comp for their injuries.Those working in the manufacturing industry are at the highest risk of having an eye injury caused by [...]

Types of eye injuries2021-01-07T00:00:00+00:00

2021: Outlook on workers’ comp trends

When people in New York and other states around the nation think about workers' comp, they usually have an assumption that it only involves pay during their time out of work. However, there are many components to the program that deal with more than just wages. Those components are likely to change very soon. The following includes the changes you may see to this program in 2021.In recent years, certain issues have arisen from the overprescribing of pharmaceuticals such as pain killers. This will likely lead to certain restrictions on the prescribing of these and similar medicines. However, one should understand that not all states are implementing changes in their workers' compensation programs.Over the course of 2020, a new way of providing health services to people emerged. Telehealth services provide [...]

2021: Outlook on workers’ comp trends2021-01-04T00:00:00+00:00
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