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Baby Powder Talc linked to Ovarian Cancer You May Be Entitled to Compensation For Damages Resulting From Sustained Use of Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder. Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $100 Million Dollar Settlement As of October 2020 Nearly 20,000 Women Have Filed Suit. If you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer or a…

Tuition Refund Lawsuits Hands-on learning. Face-to-face interactions. Study sessions in the student union. Workouts in the student gym. That’s what students said they signed up for — and were required to pay for — when they attended universities across the country last spring. But, they argue, it’s not what they got once the coronavirus drove…

DWAI, DWI, DUI, Help DWAI Offenses in New York For purposes of New York’s DWAI law, “ability impaired” means impairment, to “any extent,” of the person’s physical and mental abilities, which he or she is expected to possess to operate a vehicle as a “reasonable and prudent” driver. There are three types of DWAI offenses….

Stopped by the police? Click Here if you want to receive a PDF of this article that you can keep in the glove compartment of your vehicle. If you are confronted by the police, what you say is always important. Anything said can be used against you. You have the right not to speak. You…

Covid relief for evictions. New York has passed a COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act. No eviction action may be initiated until at least May 1, 2021 if a tenant submits a hardship declaration to the landlord initiating the eviction. In December 2020, New York passed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act….

New York has passed a COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act. No foreclosure action may be initiated until at least May 1, 2021 if a borrower submits a hardship declaration to the foreclosing party. In December 2020, New York passed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act. At that time, the act stopped…

JUDGE ORDERS DACA PROGRAM OPENED TO NEW ENROLLEES The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was enacted by the Obama administration in 2012. It provides protection from deportation to non-citizens brought to this country as children; who have grown up here, yet lacked legal status; and who enroll in this valuable program. It provides…

SCTPVA introduces TPLEAS The Suffolk County traffic parking and violations agency (SCTPVA) recently started using a new system called TPLEAS. This system is an Online Dispute Resolution system for certain traffic tickets. A court clerk told me that SCTPVA recently mailed out 25,000 notices which looked something like the below notice. The SCTPVA sent these…

Landlord tenant eviction & bankruptcy If you are facing an eviction, call an experienced attorney right away to protect your rights. Call Ronald S. Cook, Esq. 1-888-275-2620 When a landlord starts the eviction process, a tenant can use bankruptcy to deal with the eviction. The timing of things is very important. A tenant should retain…

Mediation, instead of Litigation, BECAUSE of the pandemic? The pandemic restrictions have triggered more alternative dispute resolutions in the place of litigation. Federal, state, and local laws and legal systems are adapting as quickly as possible to new realities in the wake of the pandemic, but not fast enough. The courts, cornerstones of our government’s…

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