New York Laws

Do You Need a License and Insurance To Ride a Scooter in New York City?

In some ways, scooters are wonderful vehicles. They get excellent gas mileage—in fact, some of them do not even require gas. They are easy to park, and they are very maneuverable.  Licensing, registration, and insurance requirements apply to some scooters and all motorcycles. These requirements vary depending on the vehicle’s maximum speed. Limited Use Motorcycles,… read more

What Are the Current Regulations in New York City for E-Scooters?

The congested city streets of New York’s five boroughs make e-scooters an increasingly popular mode of transportation. It’s no wonder you see these out and about more often — they are small enough to weave through slow traffic lanes, and they have a fun, sporty appeal.  But not all “micro-mobility” vehicles are regulated by the… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Your Person in the State of New York

If you get pulled over for a traffic violation in New York, the first thing that the officer will ask for is your license. If you can’t produce a license, there could be serious consequences. Understanding the difference between driving without a license and simply not having your license on your person can help you… read more

Suing Government Agencies in New York: Appeal Brings Major Changes

By winning a recent appeal, Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum was instrumental in creating a major shift in the law as it relates to suing government agencies in New York. Thanks to the advocacy of our New York City personal injury lawyers, it’s easier for victims to hold government agencies in the city accountable for negligence and… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in New York?

Riding a motorcycle always involves risks. Other motorists have steel frames to protect them inside their cars and trucks. Motorcyclists don’t. Their chances of serious or fatal injury in an accident are much greater than other motorists and passengers. Motorcyclists must exercise caution when riding in high-traffic areas like New York City. If you ride… read more

Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in New York?

Pets can be wonderful companions who enrich our lives. However, it’s important to remember that some pets can cause injury. Additionally, some types of pets are more likely to cause injury than others. Accordingly, New York law prohibits residents from owning certain pets. For example, you may be wondering whether it is legal to own… read more

Child Booster Seat and Restraint Laws in New York

Car accident injuries are the leading cause of fatalities for children in the United States. Motor vehicle accidents result in thousands of childhood injuries each year.  Each state has enacted child booster seat and restraint laws to protect children in the event of a car accident.  What are New York’s Laws Regarding Child Car Seats… read more

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Legal in New York?

As digital technology has advanced rapidly over the last several decades, hidden cameras have moved from the realm of spy novels and science fiction to the homes and offices of everyday Americans. Many individuals use hidden cameras inside their houses as a form of security against intruders while others have turned to cameras near their… read more

How Hard is it to Pass the New York Bar Exam?

After three years of law school, 3Ls are ready to practice law. However, they must first be admitted to the New York Bar before they are authorized to practice law in our state. Passing the New York Bar exam is one of the requirements for admission to practice in our state. How Difficult is the… read more