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In a June 12, 2017 NY Post article, it has been reported that a Manhattan federal judge OK’d a $75 million payout from New York City to settle a class-action lawsuit which accused the NYPD of issuing hundreds of thousands of bogus summonses to fill quotas.  Continue reading

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New York City Toll gates at bridges and tunnels will soon be a thing of the past as a cashless system is rolled out, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday December 21, 2016. Beginning in January the new system will be featured at the Queens-Midtown and Hugh Carey tunnels, and then throughout the year at the Rockaway, RFK, Verrazano-Narrows, Throgs Neck and Bronx-Whitestone bridges.

 

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Movie stars, ball players, singers, dancers, magicians, circus clowns, and yes, even comedians get speeding tickets. Our office has represented them all. Our most recent famous client is none other than actor, comedian, funny man, and working class “every man” Vic DiBitetto. Vic was recently

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Have you ever waited in line for a purchase and panicked because you knew the parking meter was about to expire any minute?  After sweating and impatiently making your purchase you make a mad dash to the car only to discover you have been ticketed on account of a few minutes.

Parking_Meter_2750152The bad news: In 2007, 300,000 drivers received tickets for “alternate-side parking rules” within 5 minutes of the expiration time.  30,000 of those tickets were written almost immediately upon the parking rule taking effect.  These tickets run an average cost of $65.00 per ticket.

The good news: In November of 2009, City Council passed legislation that will allow a five minute grace period to drivers before a ticket can be issued. Mayor Bloomberg vetoed the legislation early this month; however, city council overrode the veto and the bill will take effect in March of this year.