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Yesterday | New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

When Is An Expert Good Enough?

For summary judgment purposes, an expert is an expert and is good enough . No? In legal malpractice, an attorney, duly licensed, is good enough to comment on the work of another attorney? No? Not for Judge Buggs.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

A Curious Case of Non-Reporting

Hospital and Physician are sued for medical malpractice. The Med Mal case is as big as they come...a brain damaged baby case.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Montecito Gambler Avoids Jail Time but Forfeits $1.7 Million

A Montecito man arrested in October 2012 on charges of corruption and money laundering for his alleged involvement in an illegal sports betting ring has avoided jail time by entering into a plea deal with New York prosecutors and agreeing to forfeit $1.768 million.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Troopers charged Glen Oaksman with felony DWI following Massena stop

Massena-based state police charged Elvis W. Pimentel, 31, of 260-49 75th Ave., Glen Oaks, currently working in Massena, with a felony count of driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for failure to keep right following a traffic stop at 2:10 a.m. Friday on County Route 42 in the town of Massena.


Related Topix: Massena, NY, Glen-Oaks, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Southern District New York Attorney Preet Bharara drops a bombshell

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that former New York City Council Member DANIEL HALLORAN was found guilty in federal court of arranging the bribery of New York City Republican leaders to allow New York State Senator Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, to run as a Republican candidate for New York ... (more)


Related Topix: New York, Prison, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Bronx County, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Darrell Fuller convicted of killing Officer Arthur Lopez, Brooklyn dad Raymond Facey on Long Island

A New York City parolee was convicted Monday of a murderous rampage that included shooting a suburban police officer at point-blank range during a traffic stop, fleeing and then executing a carjacking victim moments later.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Floral Park Dispatch

36th Annual Thunderbird Pow-Wow

The 36th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow will be held at the Queens County Farm Museum from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. It is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow and will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American Dance Competitions.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Room 8

Appliances annodg

In February, GE Appliances announced it was opening a water heater plant at Appliance mulberry outlet Park in Louisville, Ky., the first new plant at the site in more than 50 years.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

How to jumpstart tourism on Staten Island

I had the pleasure of talking with George W. Fehling one day last week. You and I know there are many interesting folks on our Island -- "go-getters," we used to call them.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Kings County, NY, Arts, Poetry