Category Archives: Uber

Upstate New Yorkers, Uber Explained

fp-uber_info.jpg What is Uber? Uber is an app based ride sharing service. With a click of a button you can request a ride, chose your livery vehicle, view a photo of your driver & pay your fare. Uber is currently in 482 cities worldwide. How Does Uber Work? You’ll need an internet connection and a debit/credit -->

Uber Moves Upstate, Risks and Rewards

On June 1st New York State Senate approved a bill that permits ridesharing companies to operate in Upstate New York Communities. Uber is perhaps the most widely recognized ridesharing service currently available. Uber services are currently available in 462 cities and also the New York metro area. For those of you who live Upstate and -->

UBER on the Move: Upstate Residents Presented with New Opportunities

Several upstate New York mayors, including Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Binghamton Mayor Richard David and Stephanie Miner, Mayor of Syracuse have publicaly announced their support of proposed legislation to allow Uber to expand upstate.  Uber is an innovative car service that has transformed urban transportation options. Uber users utilize an Uber App to “hail a -->

Dear Friends and Clients,

In furtherance of our firm’s culture of commitment to always act with compassion, concern and commitment to our clients, community and colleagues, we have been taking precautions to ensure that we are still fulfilling our ethical and moral obligations while prioritizing health, wellness and safety of all we can.

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