Unpredictable weather

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 slick roads as snow and freezing rain fell.

albany personal injury

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 sirens in use.  The ambulance was on Manning Street, crossing through an intersection when it was struck by a SUV.

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 scene of a fatal vehicle crash. 

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 enough to cause frost that morning however authorities have yet to release any additional details regarding the details of the crash.

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 occurred. 

Finkelstein & Partners Lawyer team

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 fall resulted in a herniated disc which required multiple back surgeries and a long recovery.