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Summer Begins “100 Deadliest Days” for Teen Drivers

By Peter J. Gregory

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, there is a sharp increase in automobile fatalities involving teen drivers.  It is what AAA calls ...

Cell Phone Addicts are the New Drunk Drivers

By Peter J. Gregory

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  According to the National Safety Council, every day, at least 9 Americans die and 1...

Texting A Driver? Red Light.

By Peter J. Weishaar

Courts have held that a passenger in a car may be liable if he or she distracts a driver immediately before an accident.  But wh...

Top NY Court: 'Private' Facebook Photos Might be Disclosed in Personal Injury Lawsuits

By Peter J. Gregory

In a unanimous decision, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, recently ruled that Facebook users might be required to ...

What To Do If Your Uber or Lyft is in An Accident

By Peter J. Gregory

With ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft now operating in the Rochester area, questions may arise as to who is responsib...

Lax Liability Limits

In its most recent legislative session, the New York Legislature considered a bill requiring gun owners to purchase $250,000 of liability insurance.  ...

Dangerous Dog Bite Claims in New York

By Peter J. Gregory

With insurance claims for dog bites rising, it is important to understand dog bite and dog attack law in New York.  Under state l...

Tips for Winter Driving Safety

By Peter J. Gregory

A recent survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that New York is one of the top five deadliest s...

Is a Pre-Injury Waiver and Release Enforceable?

By Peter J. Weishaar

Your child was invited to another birthday party. This time, the party is at the trampoline place. Maybe next time the party wil...

Do You Have Digital Assets?

By Daniel S. Williford

This month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law an amendment to the New York Estates Powers and Trust Law, creating a new se...

6 Things To Do After A Car Accident

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, do you know what to do? Having a plan and knowing your priorities after a collision will help you kee...

Resolving Disputes: What's The Best Way?

Whether you own a business or run a household, inevitably you will find yourself in a dispute.  A contractor's work is incomplete or unsatisfactory, o...

Local Counsel Services for Western NY

McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin, P.C. serves as local counsel throughout Western New York for out-of-state attorneys in federal and state court ...

New Overtime Rules Issued By The US Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor today released their much anticipated final overtime rules.  The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employees covered b...

Fitness Trackers in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Peter J. Gregory, Esq.

Much like social media as evidence, attorneys search for any materials that may help or hinder the claims of their clients or opposing parties.  Now...