8 06, 2017

Motorcycle Drivers: Time to Check That Insurance Policy

By David M. Gottesman | June 8, 2017 | News

When was the last time you looked at the coverage you are carrying on your motorcycle? If you are hit by another driver who does not have insurance you will not be able to collect any payment for your lost wages, medical bills or pain and suffering. You could protect yourself if you tell your […]

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21 02, 2017

Criminal Charges and Alternative Resolutions

By Anthony Sculimbrene | February 21, 2017 | Criminal Defense

Criminal law is a very complex area of the law.  Knowing the ins and outs, the statutes, and case law is important to getting good results.  It is also important to know the players involved—the courts, the prosecutors, and the police officers.  But perhaps just as important is understanding all of the programming, alternatives, and […]

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16 12, 2016

Preparing for a Police Interrogation

By Anthony Sculimbrene | December 16, 2016 | Criminal Defense

Modern police work has, to a very large extent, come to focus on two things–interrogations and forensics.  Its logical that it would be this way.  Scientific evidence is difficult, and sometimes impossible, to refute.  And while studies have shown that statements of a person accused of a crime are much less reliable than, say, DNA […]

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7 11, 2016

Should You Hire a Lawyer if You Are Charged with a Violation?

By Anthony Sculimbrene | November 7, 2016 | Criminal Defense

Maybe. That’s not a particularly satisfying answer, but without a full understanding of the consequences, even a low-level violation could have big impact.s In New Hampshire there are three levels of offenses–violations, misdemeanors, and felonies.  You can’t be sent to jail for a violation, all the court can do is make you pay a fine.  […]

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21 09, 2016

Know Your Rights

By Anthony Sculimbrene | September 21, 2016 | Criminal Defense

Suppose you get a letter from Macy’s or Target in the mail.  It says that there has been a cyber security breach and your data may have been compromised.  They tell you they have changed their security measures, instruct you to watch your credit cards, and, as a token of good will, they give you […]

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13 09, 2016

Padilla Problems

By Anthony Sculimbrene | September 13, 2016 | Criminal Defense

Just like in the novel “The Scarlett Letter”, a criminal conviction, even today, leaves a giant scarlet “A” on a person’s chest.  It may not be a physical letter “A” anymore, but a conviction can haunt you forever.  And like Hester Prynne’s infamous “A,” it can hurt you going forward, even areas that seemingly have nothing to […]

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1 09, 2016

First Things First: What to Do When Charged with a Crime

By Anthony Sculimbrene | September 1, 2016 | Criminal Defense

What should you do if you or your loved one is charged with a crime?  What should be your first steps? What needs to be done to protect you or your loved one and their rights? The purpose of this post is to help walk you through the very first steps in dealing with criminal […]

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16 12, 2015

Zofran Birth Defects – New Hampshire Zofran Attorneys

By Gottesman & Hollis, P.A. | December 16, 2015 | News

Overview of the Zofran Cases If you were prescribed Zofran during pregnancy and gave birth to a child with a birth defect, you may have a claim against the manufacturer of the drug. Zofran is an anti-nausea drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), who failed to properly warn consumers and physicians administering the drug about complications […]

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12 10, 2015

What Do You Need to Know about the Recent VW Lawsuit?

By Gottesman & Hollis, P.A. | October 12, 2015 | News

Federal lawsuits have been filed seeking class action status against Volkswagen across the United States. Plaintiffs are claiming that Volkswagen lied about state and federal emissions standards compliance and defrauded their customers by installing a software “defeat device” on “clean diesel” cars sold in the United States that sensed when the cars were being emissions […]

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5 12, 2014

Lawyers, who needs em!? Well, actually, you might. . .

By Bryan Townsend | December 5, 2014 | Uncategorized

  Many people have, at some point in their lives, either spoken or heard another speak poorly of lawyers.  Such conversations may have involved telling a “horror story”of how a lawyer mistreated the individual or simply relaying jokes wherein the “greedy lawyer” gets what is coming to him/her.  Heck, even Shakespeare wrote, “The first thing […]

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