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Joe Stanley

Schools and Legal Responsibility

School Districts have a special responsibility to take care of our children. They sit in the shoes of parents during the school day. Parents need to work with their school district to keep our children safe. Children are at risk for falls , bus accidents, and attacks from other students. If any thing goes wrong much sure a report is filed. Claims against school districts generally require…

Rob Quattrocci

Dog bites – Landlords and Tenants

Being attacked by a dog can be a traumatic event however unfortunately the law makes it very difficult to recover for your medical expenses or for the injury itself. The first hurdle is findling someone with insurance. This is difficult if the owner does not own a home but rather rents. In those circumstances the landlord can only be held responsible if the attack occurs on his property and…

Rob Quattrocci

Dog Attacks – Syracuse

The Michael Vick situation has finally brought national attention to a large problem – owners who breed their dogs to attack. In Syracuse, a small town by national standards, I have come across numerous instances where people own pit bulls and other such dogs and purposely breed them to be aggressive. These individuals may or may not fight these dogs for money, as Vick allegedly did, however…

Joe Stanley

Insurance companies are always right

Most people fail to realize that even if they have liability insurance that does not mean that their insurance company will come to their defense if they get sued, especially in New York. New York, unlike most states, does not require insurance companies to be prejudiced if their insureds fail to comply with some technical and unfamiliar rule in the insurance policy.New Yorks legislature passed…

Joe Stanley

Jet Skiing Safety

A recent near tragedy with jetskis show the need for safety using equipment of any kind. Crashes and injuries result if we are not careful.

Joe Stanley

More on Summer Safety

Drownings children left cars, car crashes all horrible stories of things that can go wrong. Please be careful Dont be a statistic protect our families.

Joe Stanley

Accidents and record keeping

Any time you are involved in an accident or are injured documenting your injury and how you were hurt is very important. Unfortunately time and time again those who are supposed to assist you become your worst enemy. Medical records are a very good example. If the information in your medical records is incorrect it can be fatal to any claim for personnel injury. If the facts of how you were hurt…

Rob Quattrocci

Pants Case

I believe that everyone has heard of the case of the gentleman suing a dry cleaner for in excess of 50 million dollars for losing his pants. Every news organization is broadcasting that the case was dismissed and arguing that cases like these are the reason we need tort reform. However, the system did what it is supposed to i.e. dismissed a meritlous case. Look, every profession has members…

Joe Stanley

Outdoor Recreation and Injuries

14-year-old Girl Rescued from Chittenango Falls Gorge. This story represents the hazzards that lurk when we enjoy the outdoors. Be careful and appreciate the dangers of nature.When in large groups make sure everyone knows the general safety rules and what to do if there is a fall.

Joe Stanley

Scuba Diving and Common Sense

: Police Identify Scuba Diver Found Dead in Lake. This story highlights what can happen if we dont investigate and evaluate experts who are involved in some type of hazardous activity. If you are trusting your safety or your financial security to someone check them out. the same goes for attorneys Talk with them and personally evaluate what they do and can do for you in any car crash or any…