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Stephen Boyd

Stephen Boyd’s Legal Guides

8 total

  • Fall downs on property

    If you spill something on the floor of your home, you clean it up quickly. If there is ice on your sidewalk, you salt it. Why? Because you don’t want anyone to fall and get hurt. As a community we try to follow common sense safety rules to keep our families and guests safe in our homes.

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  • E.coli outbreaks cause major harm including death.

    Autumn 2009 E. Coli Outbreak This autumn, two deaths and twenty-six illnesses in the Northeastern U.S. have been linked to meat contaminated with E. coli. At O’Brien Boyd, PC, we are familiar with t

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  • Winter Driving Safety

    Winter Driving Safety Tips • Driver slower. Leave three times more room than usual between you and the vehicle ahead of you. • Apply your brakes gently to avoid skidding. If your wheels lock up,

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  • Cracking down on drunk and distracted drivers makes a difference in New York.

    For years advocates against drunken, drugged, and distracted drivers have been battling to make our roads safe. It appears new laws are actually making a real difference.

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  • New York Passes Driver Interlock Law

    Ignition Interlock law is a major victory for Mothers Against Drunk Driving As a result of intense lobbying efforts from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, drivers in New York will now be safer on the ro

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  • I’ve been bitten by a vicious dog. Now what?

    Who is liable for a dog bite? Dog bites are puncture wounds that can leave a scar, require stitches or even transmit rabies. If you’ve been attacked by a dog – even one belonging to a friend or a

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  • Texting, phone use, and other distractions are killing people on the road.

    Research on distracted driving reveals some surprising facts: it's as bad as driving drunk. Using a cell phone use while driving, whether it’s hand-held or hands-free, delays a driver's reactions as

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  • If you've been in a car crash in New York.

    What should I do at the accident scene? After you call the police. Use your cell phone to take pictures of the vehicles. If you are able to do this at the scene of the crash, the photos could prove

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