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Turn Out for This Year's Massapequa Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Join Us for the Massapequa Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot this Fall In 2010, Attorneys Tom Foley, Brian Griffin, and James P. Joseph came up with the idea to host a Thanksgiving Day race as a way of raising money for research and development of cancer-fighting treatments. ...

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    • Driving Accidents during the Holidays

      While the holidays can be a time for celebrating with family and catching up with friends, they are also some of the most dangerous times to be out on ...

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    • What if the accident was your fault?

      If you are involved in a car accident , and the accident is 100% your fault, there is not much we can do for you. New York State law is quite clear ...

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    • Dram Shop Cases

      On occasion we are confronted with a “dram shop” claim on behalf of a client. Dram Shop is an historical term dating back many centuries. “Dram shops” ...

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    • Boating while Intoxicated: Not a Day at the Beach!

      Chances are if you live in Nassau County and are fortunate enough to enjoy your summers here, you either own a boat or know someone who does. Boating ...

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    • What is Implied Consent in New York?

      If you have been arrested with a DWI in New York, are you required to take a chemical test ? Although technically you don’t, refusal to do so will ...

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    • How Reliable Are Breath-Test Results in a Drunk-Driving Case?

      “There’s primarily three types of tests in the state of New York that are used to determine whether or not someone is intoxicated or impaired. We have ...

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    • Foley Griffin Launches Video On The Accuracy Of Breathalyzer Tests

      Foley Griffin, LLP, a criminal defense law firm in Nassau County has recently launched a video discussing just how reliable (or unreliable) breath ...

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  • BWI
    • Boating while Intoxicated: Not a Day at the Beach!

      Chances are if you live in Nassau County and are fortunate enough to enjoy your summers here, you either own a boat or know someone who does. Boating ...

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    • The Common Dangers of Summer Driving

      Although the summer season enables millions of Americans to enjoy the outdoors and go on vacation with their loved ones, it is also the time of year ...

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    • Common Summer Injuries

      With the arrival of summer, everyone is ready to go outside, head to the beach or swimming pool, embark on road trips, and enjoy the beautiful ...

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    • Who Is Liable for Injuries in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

      Rideshare apps such as Uber and Lyft have become a popular mode of transportation in this day and age. A passenger requests a pick-up, and the ...

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    • Flaws in Forensic Hair Analysis Led to Numerous Wrongful Convictions

      Just as our understanding of science has grown exponentially over the past few decades (and continues to advance), forensic testing, too, has come a ...

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    • Professional Driver Shoulder Injury

      Foley Griffin was recently retained by a professional driver who was injured in a serious car accident. The accident, not our client’s fault, caused ...

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    • Traffic Violations: Know Your Rights

      When a police officer pulls over a motorist, the law requires that the officer must have a good reason for doing so. Whether the officer observed a ...

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    • Flaws in Forensic Hair Analysis Led to Numerous Wrongful Convictions

      Just as our understanding of science has grown exponentially over the past few decades (and continues to advance), forensic testing, too, has come a ...

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    • Can Forensic Evidence Always Be Trusted?

      “I think unfortunately too many attorneys take for granted forensic evidence. They don’t question it. They don’t put on their own experts. Assuming ...

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    • Foley Griffin, LLP Discuss Crime Lab Case

      Assuming the evidence gathered by the government is satisfactory can be a tremendous mistake. The Nassau County Criminal Defense Attorneys at Foley ...

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    • Supreme Court Requires Warrant for Cellphone Location Data

      Are you worried about the police following your digital footprints? Now you’ll be able to tell them to get a warrant. On June 22, the U.S. Supreme ...

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    • The Benefits of Having a Former Prosecutor Represent You

      When you are charged with a criminal offense, one of the most important things you must do is hire an experienced criminal defense attorney for your ...

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    • How to Fight Investment Fraud Charges

      Investment fraud is when a broker or financial firm makes false promises to their customers and then sells them either ill-advised or phony ...

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    • New York Commercial Vehicle Accident

      “If you contact Foley Griffin for a car accident case, you will meet with me. I’m the named partner here. I considered it very important to meet with ...

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    • Delivery Truck Accidents

      “In New York City, we’ve seen a lot of cases where delivery trucks have been involved in accidents, and the reason being is the delivery trucks are ...

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  • DWI
    • Can a DWI Damage My Academic Status In College?

      College is a time that means different things for different people. For some, it’s a time to really buckle down and focus on their career moving ...

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    • How Does a DWI Impact My Life?

      When someone is arrested for a DWI, the initial shock can cause anxiety and stress. They often think about the initial repercussions such as time ...

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    • Can Sleeping in a Vehicle Result in DWI Charges?

      When it comes to sleeping in your car, the most common situation is when you have had too much to drink, your cellphone is dead (unable to call a ...

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    • Attorney Daniel Russo Elected Dean of Nassau County Bar Association

      On behalf of Foley Griffin, LLP , we would like to congratulate Attorney Daniel W. Russo on being elected the 25 th Dean of the Nassau Academy of Law, ...

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    • Nassau Bar Offering CLE Credits For Free

      In order to keep their license to practice law active, attorneys have to take legal education courses. These courses cost a fee and are usually taken ...

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    • Thomas J. Foley Lectures at University's Legal Outreach Program

      Attorney, Thomas J. Foley, lectured at St. John’s University on July 13, 2017 to a group of 32 students in the University’s Legal Outreach Program. ...

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    • Common Tactics Car Insurance Providers Use to Deny Your Claim

      Despite their upbeat ad campaigns, friendly slogans, and affable adjusters, auto insurance companies are often not on your side. In fact, insurance ...

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    • Defending Military Veterans

      The attorneys at Foley Griffin have been representing people accused of criminal activity for over twenty years. During these two decades we have ...

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    • Can a DWI Damage My Academic Status In College?

      College is a time that means different things for different people. For some, it’s a time to really buckle down and focus on their career moving ...

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    • Who Is Guilty In a DWI Involving a Minor?

      Most individuals know that it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content level above .08 as an adult. Well, for minors, this number changes. In ...

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    • New Laws in New York Taking Effect in 2018

      In New York, many new laws went into effect after the ball dropped on midnight on January 1, 2018. New Yorkers will see modest tax cuts, minimum wage ...

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    • "Business of Law" Lecture Series with Tom Foley

      Partner Tom Foley has recently begun a series of lectures at the Nassau County Bar Association entitled the “Business of Law.” The focus of this ...

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    • Tom Foley & Brian Griffin Hired as Adjunct Professors at St. John's University

      Foley Griffin is proud to announce that partners Tom Foley and Brian Griffin have been hired by St. John’s University as adjunct professors. ...

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    • Could the Pedestrian Be at Fault in Car-Pedestrian Accidents?

      Most people assume that, whenever there is an auto accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian , the driver of the vehicle is generally at ...

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    • Pedestrian Accidents in Nassau County

      WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS? Nassau County personal injury attorney Tom Foley talks about accidents involving pedestrians, and what ...

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    • Fourth of July Safety Tips

      Not only is the Fourth of July the day Americans commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, but also one of the country’s ...

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    • Common Summer Injuries

      With the arrival of summer, everyone is ready to go outside, head to the beach or swimming pool, embark on road trips, and enjoy the beautiful ...

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    • What Should I Do If My Child Was Attacked By a Dog?

      Although dogs are considered as man’s best friend, sometimes our canine companions have a propensity to attack. According to the Centers for Disease ...

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    • Can the Police Search Me Without a Warrant?

      Under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, you as a citizen are protected against unreasonable government intrusion into your home, ...

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    • Four Essential Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

      Property owners have a duty to ensure the safety of their visitors, and that must be carried out by either repairing and removing hazards, properly ...

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    • Understanding Premises Liability Claims

      Premises liability is not a legal subject a person typically studies until they are in a situation requiring them to take legal action for themselves ...

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    • If I'm Injured in Someone's House at a Party, Can I Sue?

      If you are injured in someone’s house while at a party, it is possible bring a claim against the responsible party and receive compensation from the ...

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    • If the Sidewalk Is Uneven or Broken and I Fall, Can I Sue the City?

      If the accident occurred in New York City, there has to have been prior notice of the condition in order to bring a claim against the city. Although, ...

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    • How Much Is My Slip and Fall Case Worth?

      There are three important components that help determine the compensation a slip and fall case may receive. Who is at fault, what the damages are, and ...

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    • Slip & Fall Due To Ice

      Now that we are in the middle of the winter season, we are getting many calls from people injured due to slip and falls due to icy conditions. If a ...

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    • Should I Pay My Traffic Ticket?

      For most people, it is not a matter of if they receive a traffic ticket, but when. In many cases, you will be able to fight your traffic ticket and ...

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    • How Are Truck Accidents Investigated?

      While any traffic accident can result in serious damage and injury, collisions involving commercial trucks can be particularly devastating. Since ...

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    • Car Accidents with Uninsured Drivers

      Few things are as frustrating as getting in a car accident . To make matters worse, imagine getting in an accident with a driver who doesn’t have ...

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    • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

      When a loved one dies in New York as the result of the negligent, reckless actions of another person or entity, a wrongful death lawsuit may be ...

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    • Agreement Reached for New Cassel Wrongful Death Case

      An agreement was recently reached in Nassau Surrogate’s Court for Innocent Demesyeux sr., father of 2 boys who were drowned in a bathtub by their ...

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