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Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017

The DeLorenzo Law Firm is thrilled to announce one of their partners, Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata, has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017. This incredible accomplishment ...
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Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers

For parents, one day their child turns 15-years-old and then – it begins. “Can you teach me how to drive? Can I take driver’s education? Can you buy me (enter ridiculously expensive ...
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Will My Criminal Case Go to Trial?

Are you facing criminal charges in Schenectady? If this is your first run-in with the law, you probably have a LOT of questions. “Will I go to jail or prison? Will I have to pay a hefty fine? ...
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When Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

The United States is no stranger to car accidents. In 2015 alone, our great nation lost over 35,000 lives to auto accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of course, ...
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How Employment Affects Spousal Maintenance in NY

If you are headed towards divorce, surely, you’ll be interested in learning how New York’s spousal support and maintenance laws apply to you. Will the court award spousal support and ...
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Is it Time to Update Your Estate Plan?

A lot of people will visit an attorney, create an estate plan and then file it away in a drawer somewhere, where it begins to “collect dust” so to speak. In real life, things change and ...
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Distracted Driving Accidents in Schenectady, NY

Distracted driving refers to a driver engaging in any activity that: takes their eyes off the road, their hands off the wheel, or their mind off of the primary task of driving. While people have been ...
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The Real Truth About Tort Reform

Tort reform is a term that gets passed around the legal watercooler all of the time. Hospitals, clinics, and their parent medical groups swear that restricting medical malpractice lawsuits, or torts, ...
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Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

Were you recently injured in a car or truck accident, or due to someone else’s negligence in Schenectady, New York? If so, you may know that a personal injury claim is on the horizon; however, ...
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Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from ...
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Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo Wins AIOPIA 2017 Award

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo as 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction ...
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Is it Legal to Fire People Without Cause in NY?

If you are presently employed you may wonder, “Can I be fired without cause?” This is a valid question indeed! This post is for private sector employees (non-government employees) to ...
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Can I Use My Spouse's Divorce Attorney?

Since most people are not attorneys, divorce is a scary experience, especially when there are children involved and marital assets to divide. The last thing spouses need is to have their ...
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Am I Entitled to Workers' Comp if I'm at Fault?

In New York, workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that is paid by employers for the benefit of their employees. Workers’ compensation provides cash benefits and medical care to ...
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Can Victims File Sexual Abuse Lawsuits?

Unfortunately, sexual abuse has been an ongoing problem since the beginning of time; no society is immune. With the level of awareness about sexual abuse being so high nowadays, many victims and their ...
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Domestic Violence & the Law in New York

Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects households across the United States. While some may believe that it only affects uneducated or low-income families, this is not the ...
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Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? ...
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Dividing Property in a New York Divorce

If you are headed for a divorce and you have never been through this before, you will be curious to know how marital property is divided in New York. Will you each be entitled to half of each ...
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NY Workers' Compensation at a Glance

Were you recently injured in a work-related accident, or are you suffering from an occupational disease? If your answer is yes to ether question, there is a strong possibility that you are covered ...
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Common Types of Construction Accidents

The Law Entitles You to a Safe Work Environment Construction work is a dangerous business. In fact, the United States Department of Labor reported that in 2014, work injuries accounted for 17% of all ...
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When Should I Begin Estate Planning?

Most people have an estate, but not all people realize it. An estate includes more than cash in a person’s bank accounts and their home, it includes life insurance policies, retirement accounts, ...
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Why Negotiate a Personal Injury Settlement?

If you were recently injured in an auto accident, by a defective product, or while visiting someone else’s property, there is a good chance that your damages are beginning to add up quickly. You ...
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Anatomy of a Slip and Fall Claim

Each year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. Despite popular belief, anyone can be injured by slipping, tripping or falling; they don't only happen to the elderly. They ...
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Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy?

Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop your home buying plans dead in their tracks, but filing for bankruptcy is by no means a financial death sentence. In our experience, individuals ...
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Admitting a Will to Probate in New York

When a loved one passes away, their surviving family members (or sometimes close friends) must find a way to settle the decedent's financial affairs, such as paying off the decedent's debts, ...
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