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Multiple Vehicle Collision in Rhinebeck, New York

Rhinebeck, New York- While we rush around this holiday season to and from work, school, holiday gatherings and shopping its important to remember one wrong move can result it substantial property damage, serious personal injury and even death.  According to authorities a car attempting to exit a driveway in Rhinebeck, NY struck a passing vehicle -->

New Legislation Passed to Reduce Drunk Driving Crashes in New York

Albany, NY: On Tuesday, November 24th legislation intended to reduce the number of injuries and deaths caused by drunk drivers, specifically repeat offenders was passed.  The new legislation is in part an amendment to Leandra’s law, which requires those sentenced for driving while intoxicated to have a ignition interlock device installed (also known as an -->

Teenager Dies after Tragic Upstate Car Crash

Clarence, NY: On Sunday, November 22nd five teenagers were involved in serious car crash in an upstate town not far from Buffalo, New York. According to deputies the vehicle driven by a 19-year-old female driver veered off Tonawanda Creek Road and into a tree. The driver had to be extracted from the badly damaged vehicle -->

Unlicensed Fishkill Man Charged with Felony Assault after Car Crash

Fishkill, NY-  On Saturday, November 21st a Fishkill man caused a serious car crash in the town of Fishkill. It is reported the driver then fled the scene of the accident.  Two days later on Sunday November 22nd the driver was charged with recklessly causing serious injury with a weapon (a Class D felony assault charge) and -->

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 -->

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 -->

Monroe Car Crash Leaves NYPD Officer in Serious Condition

Monroe, N.Y. – A NYPD officer is listed is serious but stable condition after an accident on the New York State Thruway.  According to officials the officer was traveling in the Monroe area of the Thruway, just past exit 16 when he rear-ended another vehicle. The impact caused the officer’s Jeep wrangler to roll over.  -->

Newburgh Authorities Investigating Fatal Pedestrian/Car Crash

Newburgh, N.Y. – On the evening of Monday, October 26th a 73 year old Walden resident was fatally struck and killed by a vehicle on Rt.32 in the Mill Street vicinity.  The 21-year-old driver, a Newburgh woman, was uninjured in the crash. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash. Fatal pedestrian knockdowns are -->

Albany Women Smashes into Parked Cars, Charged with DWI

Albany police were able to reprehend a drunk driver prior to any serious or fatal injuries on October 18th.  According to police the woman behind the wheel was seen slamming into two parked cars on Delaware Avenue at approximately 2:30 am Sunday morning.  The drunk driver continued onto Lark Street when she continued for about -->

5 Things Hudson Valley Residents Want Drivers to Know About the Taconic Parkway

“Upstate New York in the middle of October. You can’t get more beautiful than that.” -Paul Reiser, American Actor and Writer We agree with Paul’s statement, there are few things more beautiful than Upstate New York in the fall. The thousands of tourists that travel from near and far to bask in the colors and -->