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Caught on Tape: Officers at DUI Checkpoint Violate Constitutional Rights

By David J. Hernandez |

In New York, DUI checkpoints are common sights. Even at the checkpoints, however, officers are still required to follow protocols that respect your rights as a U.S. citizen. We would all like to believe police officers do all they can to ensure our rights, valued by us dearly, are not violated by the actions… Read More »

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How to Deal With an Accident on Vacation

By David J. Hernandez |

The summer is a great time to leave the big city and take a road trip to somewhere more open, maybe the beach or the mountains, or a simple visit with family members in a far off place. Road trips are a fun, and often cheaper, way of taking a vacation. Although a car… Read More »

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Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

By David J. Hernandez |

PRESS RELEASE Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates named 2015 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for: Wrongful Death Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 14, 2016 Law Office of David J. Hernandez & Associates, a trial law firm located… Read More »

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Brooklyn Attorneys Enjoy Night At The Ballpark

By David J. Hernandez |

David J. Hernandez & Associates enjoyed a night at the ballpark watching the Brooklyn Cyclones with their Brooklyn attorneys and support staff.  The Brooklyn Bar Association hosts the annual gathering of Brooklyn Attorneys who take a trip to Coney Island to enjoy a ballgame together.  Here’s a picture of the David J. Hernandez &… Read More »

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Proposals to Adopt the Uniform Bar Exam Are Met With Apprehension

By David J. Hernandez |

Discussions are brewing in New York regarding the adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), but the feedback isn’t all positive. The UBE is currently used in 14 states throughout the country and allows students who pass to practice law in other states, among additional benefits. By adopting the UBE, New York would abandon… Read More »

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Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor

By David J. Hernandez |

72 years ago this month, America suffered one of the most brutal attacks our country has ever seen. 353 Japanese fighter, bombers, and torpedo planes attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, sinking four Navy battleships and severely damaging four more. In the attack, 2,402 Americans were killed—1,282 more wounded. Last week,… Read More »

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2 Year Old Girl on Life Support During Organ Donation Debate

By David J. Hernandez |

Thaiya Spruill-Smith was declared brain-dead due on Friday, November 14th. The injuries that led to her death were said to have been sustained when she was violently shaken by her step-father. The girl’s biological father, Terrell Smith, had been fighting for her custody from a short time after her birth. This custody battle with… Read More »

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Recent Taser Injuries, Deaths Prompt Law Enforcement Bans

By David J. Hernandez |

Here in New York and across the country, Tasers have become the police weapon of choice for subduing out-of-control suspects. The point of the device is to shock a subject’s muscles, causing him or her to collapse.The strong electric shock administered through a Taser, however, has proven to be fatal in some cases, causing… Read More »

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Fatal Car Accidents Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

By David J. Hernandez |

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the topic of marijuana. For every staunch supporter of the legalization of pot there is a dead-set denouncer. Each side can lobby pros and cons at a dizzying rate. However, one recently released study highlights a disturbing trend that has emerged as “weed” has become more commonplace…. Read More »

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Young and Old Drivers Distracted by Cellphones

By David J. Hernandez |

The leading cause of accidental death among “working-age” adults is poisoning, most often from prescription drug overdose. Falls cause the most fatal injuries in adults older than 65. Car accidents cause the most injury-related deaths in younger people. It seems as though every age and stage has unique risks when it comes to injury-related… Read More »

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