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rear ended
Personal Injury

What is a Rear Ended Collision Settlement?

Did you know that rear ended car accidents make up about one-third of the car accidents in the U.S. annually? A rear end collision may be a simple bump that causes little to no damage. However, this type of accident can also cause devastating injuries, damages, or even wrongful death.

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What To Do After a Car Accident That is Not Your Fault
Personal Injury

What To Do After a Car Accident That is Not Your Fault

Let’s face it: car accidents are scary, regardless of how minor they are. A million things run through your head upon impact, such as: am I hurt? Is the other driver hurt? How am I going to afford this? Most importantly though, you’re probably wondering what to do after a

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Zantac and Cancer
Medical Malpractice

Zantac and Cancer

Have you taken the common heartburn drug Zantac and later received a cancer diagnosis? Recent research, lawsuits, and drug recalls from several pharmaceutical companies suggest that Zantac can increase cancer risk or even cause cancer. Developing cancer is heartbreaking and terrifying for not only the patient, but for the loved

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constructive discharge
Labor and Employment Law

Constructive Discharge in New York

Many jobs are stressful and unpleasant in some ways, but many of us push onward anyway. Unfortunately, many Americans suffer intolerable working conditions at their jobs which forces them to quit in order to preserve their physical and mental health. Albany employment lawyers at Bailey, Johnson & Peck want to

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is it illegal to drive barefoot in new york
Personal Injury

Is It Illegal to Drive Barefoot in New York?

When the weather warms up and the sun starts to shine, many individuals feel tempted to take a drive while not wearing shoes, or sometimes not wearing shirts. Especially if you spend all day in high heels, dress shoes, or wearing shoes that are uncomfortable, many people want to simply

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lane splitting
Personal Injury

Is Lane Splitting Legal in New York?

As many people know, it’s far more dangerous to drive a motorcycle than an enclosed vehicle. This is true for more than a few reasons. For starters, they have much less protection surrounding them in the event of a motorcycle accident. The chances of suffering serious or catastrophic injuries in

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What should you update in your estate plan
Estate Planning

Estate Plan Updates

While creating an estate plan is crucial for protecting you and your family, they do require updating from time to time. Different components of your estate plan must change according to your life, or they might no longer match your wishes. Estate plan updates don’t have to be difficult Here

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Do you need a health care proxy
Estate Planning

Do I Need a Health Care Proxy?

If you live in New York, you should know about the state’s Health Care Proxy Law. Under this law, you can appoint a trusted person such as a friend or family member to make health care decisions on your behalf if you can no longer do so. If you’re wondering,

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What are some things not covered by a will
Estate Planning

What Are Some Things Not Covered By a Will?

Sound estate planning may help you pass your estate to your children or anyone you want to inherit from you following your death. A last will and testament is an excellent place to start your estate plans. However, a will might not cover everything you own. A court may rule

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Why you should not apologize after a car accident
Personal Injury

Why you should not apologize after a car accident

It is normal to feel dismayed and regretful after you get in a car accident. Even if the circumstance was not solely your fault, you may feel the urge to apologize to the people involved. After an accident, it’s important to get in touch with a qualified Albany car accident

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What should I do after a parking lot accident
Personal Injury

What should I do after a parking lot accident?

Automobile crashes do not only happen on highways and neighborhood streets. An irresponsible motorist might collide with you as you try to exit a parking lot. You may wonder what you should do since the accident did not happen on a public road. Many of the actions you should take

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