Car Seats Can Save A Child’s Life

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New York State Thruway Accidents Albany Lawyers

Car accidents can happen to anyone, and as a result we all know someone who has been involved in an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 5.4 million car accidents in the United States in 2014 alone, making car accidents are the leading cause of preventable death in children between…

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Personal Injuries Increase in Winter

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Broken Bones Fractures Caused Accident Albany Lawyers

Climbing a ladder can be a dangerous task, and in the winter there are numerous reasons to do so, including hanging holiday lights and removing snow from the roof.  Each year, there are more than 164,000 emergency room treated injuries and 300 deaths that are caused by ladder falls. If you are working on faulty…

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NYS STOP-DWI Foundation Launches “Have a Plan” Mobile App

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The New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee and NYS STOP-DWI Foundation has launched a new “Have a Plan” mobile application. This free app gives users access to taxi services, creates a designated driver list and has sobriety tests and education on DWI laws in NY. The app can be downloaded directly on the STOP-DWI…

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Sobriety Checkpoints: Do You Know Your Rights?

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Felony charges and penalties in NY State

The night before Thanksgiving has become a night known for celebrating with friends and family and a night where police departments across New York State generally increase DWI checkpoints and patrols. In 2014 alone, more than 4,800 tickets were issued during Thanksgiving weekend, including 172 DWI arrests. Governor Cuomo recently announced that New York State Police…

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Get Prepared For Safe Driving In The Winter

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In Upstate New York, winter can be one of the most beautiful seasons of the year, but it can also be the most dangerous. If you’re planning to travel this winter, be sure that you properly prepare your vehicle and follow our three key winter driving tips. Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter To avoid any…

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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Firm Named to “Best Law Firms” 2016

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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm Named to “Best Law Firms” 2016 Firm awarded Metropolitan Tier 1 for Albany TROY – Law firm E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy has been selected by its peers for inclusion in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” U.S News and World Report publication. Awarded tier one (the highest level of recognition)…

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Negligence and New York State Law

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You may hear it on TV shows and in the movies, but do you actually know what the word “negligence” means when it comes to New York State law? More importantly, if you become a victim of someone else’s negligence, what would you do? Do you know your legal rights? There is an implied responsibility…

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Breathalyzer Test: To Blow or Not To Blow?

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If pulled over after drinking you might ask yourself, “To blow or not to blow”?  That is a question that  DWI defense attorneys in the Albany area hear all the time.   Under New York State law, by operating a motor vehicle in this state, you have consented to a chemical test of your breath or…

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Distracted Driving Is Dangerous Driving

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Distracted Driver Caused Serious Injury Albany Lawyers

The facts are clear: distracted driving is dangerous driving. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, an estimated 424,000 injuries and 3,154 fatalities occurred in 2013 due to distracted driving. Many drivers do not realize that distracted driving does not just mean using your cell phone. Injuries can occur from all forms of distracted driving and our…

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F. Redmond Griffin receives prestigious Jones Award

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One of Albany NY Capital Region's Most Respected Law Firms Since 1898

Prominent Troy attorney, Griffin is recognized by his peers. The entire Albany Times Union story is available below, or by clicking here Troy – A staircase rising up from Congress Street to the front door of Russell Sage College’s Manning Hall is where F. Redmond  “Red” Griffin began developing his expertise in planning and zoning law. “I love it. You’re…

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