Partner Edward Steinberg, presented the Legistlative Update at the Decisions seminar held in Westchester County. Each year, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, holds a conference where attorney’s in the field of negligence law speak on varying topics and recent updates. Last month, Edward Steinberg of Leav & Steinberg was selected to speak on the legistlative changes in New York. Many of these changes are critical to helping those victims injured as a result of the negligence of others.
Among the most important changes was the change in the law called Laverne’s Law.
Lavern’s Law was recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo on January 31st, 2018, after recent Senate (53-1) and Assembly (104-8) amendments were passed on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.