Boating Accident: 2 Injured in Another Hudson River Boat Crash

A woman was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center after a boating accident on the Hudson River last Saturday night, August 3. The accident came just 8 days after the bride-to-be was killed in another accident on the Hudson. Reporters found a man, who was believed to have left the scene of the accident, asleep inside the Roseton power-generating facility at 4am. The boat crashed near the plant at 9:47pm on Saturday. The man refused to take a breathalyzer test when authorities awoke him. Two of the four people in the boat were hospitalized. Both are in stable condition. Authorities are still investigating whether alcohol might have been involved in the accident. The Coast Guard stated that the operator of the boat managed to get it close to the Roseton generating facility before it sank. It seemed that the boat collided with rocks near the plant before it sank. It was not clear on Sunday if charges were pending for the boat’s operator. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a boating accident, contact us immediately. Read the full article at www.recordonline.com

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As you know, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced changes to many lives and businesses in our communities, and around the world. We, much like our neighbors and friends, have been taking precautions to ensure that we are still fulfilling our ethical and moral obligation to our clients, while also prioritizing the health, wellness and safety of our employees.

Until further notice, our offices will be closed to the public to encourage social distancing and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our team is still hard at work, many from home, and you may still call, email, live chat or video conference us if you or a loved one is seeking legal assistance. As the first law firm to offer our clients secure online access to their case file more than a decade ago, we have always been believers in using technology to make life easier and information more accessible. In these present times it has been a smooth transition for us to continue to offer our clients the same seamless and thorough service that you deserve and are accustomed to.

This pandemic is unlike anything any of us have faced in our lifetimes, and while we can continue to emotionally support one another through it all, staying home and keeping your distance is vital to the health and wellness of our communities. It does not feel good to break routines, cancel events and retreat from our normal, day-to-day socializing, but let us remember that, in times of strife, prior generations were asked to go to war and we are simply being asked to stay home. Your isolation equals more lives saved, and more time for medical providers to prepare for the treatment of patients battling COVID-19.

When the dust settles, we will join together with a greater appreciation for our lives, local businesses, loved ones and health. Until then, we will continue to offer guidance from a safe distance.

Very truly yours,

Andrew G. Finkelstein and the staff of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP