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NY Coach’s Sext Messages to Student Are Admissible Criminal Evidence

NY Coach's Sext Messages to Student Are Admissible Criminal Evidence

The New York Court of Appeals (“NYCOA”) unanimously reinstated two felony charges against a former Queens high school volleyball coach who sexted with a female athlete. The appeal centered on the authenticity of text messages obtained by a third party, the girl’s then-boyfriend. Luis Rodriguez, a former coach at Richmond Hill High School, was accused of […]

Can Someone Be Charged With DWI While Driving A Snowmobile In Buffalo?

Can Someone Be Charged With DWI While Driving A Snowmobile In Buffalo

There are many recreational snowmobile trails surrounding the Buffalo area, and snowmobile riding is a common winter activity in Western New York. While some of the penalties are different, a person who chooses to drink and drive cannot avoid being arrested and charged with a drunk driving offense simply because he or she is using […]

3 Auto Accident Facts

3 Auto Accident Facts

Have you or a loved one been hurt in a car wreck? Check out these 3 auto accident facts that you should know, then give our Rochester office a call. Auto-Accident Claims There are 3 categories of damages First is medical bills, second is lost wages, third is for pain and suffering Timeframe for Filing […]

Suing a Party After an Accident

Suing a Party After an Accident

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer I am often asked about suing a party after an accident. Watch this video, then give us a call. The easy answer to this is no The most important thing is that you get your injuries taken care of Are you trying to avoid a lawsuit in your […]

Understanding Spousal Maintenance

Understanding Spousal Maintenance

As a dedicated Rochester Divorce Attorney, I often speak to clients about what they need to know about spousal support and maintenance. Give this a read about understanding spousal maintenance then give us a call to set up your first consultation with our Rochester family law attorney. New York law contains a formula specifically designed to […]

Steps after an Accident

Steps after an Accident

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Attorney I am often asked what one should do after getting into an accident. The following are the steps after an accident we recommend for anyone involved in an accident where they were left seriously injured. Give this a read and then call to set up your free consultation […]

Immediate Medical Care

Immediate Medical Care

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer, many people want to know if they can receive recovery even if they don’t get immediate medical care. You don’t have to receive immediate medical care if you want make a personal injury claim for your injury The most important thing is to prove that the injuries are […]

Bronx Bus Plunges 50 Feet and Dangles From Overpass Injuring 8 Passengers

Bronx Bus Plunges 50 Feet and Dangles From Overpass Injuring 8 Passengers

A MTA bus driver was “traveling at a high rate of speed” when his bus careened off a Bronx overpass on January 14, 2021, injuring eight passengers. He attempted to turn left off of University Avenue onto a ramp to the Washington Bridge and the bus suddenly veered off the road. The bus fell approximately […]

3 Child Custody Questions

3 Child Custody Questions

Many people ask me as an experienced Rochester Child Custody Attorney these 3 child custody questions. Check out the answers and give us a call today. 1. What is Shared Custody? Shared residency contemplates a fairly equal sharing of the children’s residency. One common shared residency arrangement sees the children living with Mom one week […]

3 Commonly Asked DWI Questions

3 Commonly Asked DWI Questions

Have you been charged with a DWI? Check out these 3 commonly asked DWI questions, then call our office today for a legal consultation. 1. How Long will my DWI Charge Take? It can take anywhere from 2 months to a year to complete this process 2. What are the Penalties for a DWI Conviction? […]