Getting a Masters in Crybaby Behavior

By: Michael Seinberg Some people just don’t get it. Take Megan Thode as a prime example. Megan got to pursue a Masters at Lehigh University for free because her father is a professor there. Talk about a good deal. Well, she chose to go for a degree that would allow her to become a state-certified [...]

Buckyballs Attract Another Lawsuit

By: Michael Seinberg If the stroller you bought for your child is recalled due to safety concerns, what do you do? Get it replaced or repaired as quickly as possible. If you get a letter from the maker of your car that there has been a recall of your model, what do you do? You [...]

Thank You for Making Day at the Capitol a Success!

Yesterday, over 150 advocates met at the State Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass bipartisan legislation to reform New York’s Scaffold Law. Among them were contractors, builders, small business owners, developers, lawyers, municipal officials, and representatives from over 30 advocacy groups. Attendees traveled from all corners of the state, from Buffalo to Brooklyn, to make [...]


ALBANY, NY– Hundreds of advocates from both the public and private sector are urging Governor Cuomo and legislators to take action and reform the unfair absolute liability standard of century-old Scaffold Law.  That provision of the Scaffold Law drives up to cost of every public and private construction project in New York because building owners [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Advocates To Gather At State Capitol To Urge Governor And Legislature To Reform New York’s Century Old Scaffold Law

      FOR RELEASE: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 CONTACT: Phoebe Stonbely (518)708-3578 Carl Zeilman (518) 221.6989 -MEDIA ADVISORY- ADVOCATES TO GATHER AT STATE CAPITOL TO URGE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO REFORM NEW YORK’S CENTURY OLD SCAFFOLD LAW Law limits progress on protecting public from natural disasters, better schools, roads, bridges, and hospitals while contributing to [...]

College Journalists Cleared, Politician Ordered to Pay, Happy Ending Declared

By: Michael Seinberg College tuition is pretty outrageous today, but imagine getting hit with an additional charge of $50 million over a class assignment. Confused? Don’t worry, it all worked out thanks to a not-so-sharp politician and a reasonable judge. In the fall of 2012, Logan Spillane and Christopher Hardy, journalism students at St. Michael’s [...]