Americans spend about $50 billion per year on medical expenses and loss of work from falling on floors. This week, “Business Week” magazine relates the story of Amber Morris, who walked into a Costco store , slipped and hit her right knee on the floor with such force that she...read more
Your Snowstorm Safety Net There are times when you just have to go out in a snowstorm. And no one knows that better than us: residents of the North Country of New York! Maybe you’re running low on food; or maybe you’ve been called out to help a family member...read more
One of my greatest concerns this time of year are the number of car accident cases that occur in the North Country -- and throughout New York State -- in road construction areas. As frustrating as it is to have to slow down and be aware of different patterns on...read more
The Franklin County Traffic Safety Board in Northern New York and is a group of concerned residents of Franklin County that meet monthly in order to discuss traffic concerns and solutions. Members who serve on the Traffic Safety Board are required to be residents of Franklin County and are appointed for three-year...read more
Occasionally, we get calls from people asking, "Do I need an attorney?" Invariably, my answer is a big "YES", particularly if it involves family law, (custody, divorce, support and the like) and personal injury cases, (car accidents, products liability, medical or legal malpractice and the like). Joe Poissant, who met...read more
The New York Child Victims Act came into effect on August 14, 2019. That act extended the statute of limitations and allowed victims of past sexual misconduct to sue the abuser up to the time until the victim is 55 years of age. Moreover, there is a one year "look-back"...read more
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