Tag Archives: NY

Unpredictable Weather Shakes Much of N.Y.

The beginning of April has been marked with abnormally severe weather that affected New Yorkers across the State. According to the N.Y. Times more than 35,000 N.Y. residents lost power between April 2nd and April 3rd. The weekend concluded with yet another weather advisory. Residents in the mid-Hudson valley area and Southern Catskills dealt with -->

14 Year Old Female Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Car Crash

Detectives are investigating an accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist that occurred in Woodstock, NY on Sunday, January 28, 2016. Police responded to the report just before 3pm on the corner of Zena Road and Chestnut Hill Road.  A 14 year old female bicyclist was turning onto Zena Road when the incident occurred. She -->

Albany Ambulance Rollover Caused by Failure to Yield

On Monday, January 25, 2016, seven people were transported to an area hospital after an ambulance rolled over in Albany, NY. The crash took place around 1:00pm at the intersection of Western Ave and Manning Blvd.  At the time of the accident the ambulance was operating with a patient in the back and lights and -->

Cornwall Woman Facing Additional Charges in 2014 Hit-and-Run case

In 2014 a Cornwall, NY woman allegedly struck a 32 year old Newburgh man. The force of the impact sent the victim over a guardrail and into a creek below.  The defendant has been awaiting trial since 2014. She’s been charged with an array of indictments including: second degree manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, and leaving the -->

Fatal Crash Claims the Life of a Respected Minisink Educator

A community is mourning the death of a young teacher from the Minisink Valley school department. Authorities were called to the scene of a crash on Route 6 in Slate Hill, NY on Thursday, January 28th.  According to police the driver was unable to maneuver around a turn and struck a tree. Temperatures were low -->

Rochester Community Mourning after Teen Dies in ATV Incident

Rochester, NY: The Rochester community is mourning the tragic death of an area student who died on Friday, November 27th.  According to authorities the young man from Spencerport, NY, a town just west of Rochester died after loosing control of his ATV. The victim was in a wooded area in north-central Pennsylvania when the crash -->

Commit to Quit: Managing Partner Presents to Students in our own Backyard

Newburgh, NY – On Monday, November 16, 2015 managing partner Andrew Finkelstein visited Newburgh Preparatory Charter High School to speak to students about the dangers of texting and driving.  This past spring Finkelstein & Partners attorneys visited various high schools throughout the state of New York urging teens to put their phone down while behind -->

A Memorable 9-11 Tribute in Newburgh

In 2008 Nancy Morgan founded Finkelstein & Partner’s Veterans Services Group after witnessing first hand how difficult obtaining Veterans disability benefits can be. Since its start the group has grown into a network of attorneys who have helped countless veterans obtain their hard earned benefits. So, when Nancy was notified that Lt. Col. Robert Darling -->

$ 500,000 Settlement Collected for Poughkeepsie Woman

At the end of August Finkelstein & Partners attorneys were able to collect a maximum available insurance settlement 10 months prior to the scheduled trial date. Our client fell outside of her Poughkeepsie, NY apartment. The landlord had neglected to shovel and salt the common areas, or take general safety precautions like installing a railing. The -->

Drone Surveillance Trial in Ulster County

An Ulster County man charged with unlawful survellience has been acquitted. According to authorities, the man was filming a hospital with a camera attached to his drone. Drone Legislation is still being developed and debated in N.Y. and in much of the US. Early this Spring, lawmakers in Rockland County contemplated implementing drone restrictions,which would -->