The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York City represents defendants in criminal cases involving offenses against the person, including strangulation and related offenses. Strangulation and related offenses are found under Article 121, New York Penal Law, and they include three such offenses. Strangulation offenses occur when a person obstructs of breathing or blood of another, which may lead to serious harm or injury. There is a special provision in the law for medical and dental workers who may use this technique as part of a procedure. This is seen as an affirmative defense when medical or dental personnel are involved in this activity for providing valid medical treatment.