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Another Distracted Driver Held Accountable, Finkelstein & Partners Client Recovers $910,000 Settlement

Our client suffered painful injuries after he was struck by a distracted driver, and was never able to return to work. Our dedicated personal injury attorneys were able to collect the full $500,000 of insurance from the distracted driver, and on top of that collected …read more.

Know the Stats and put your Fears in Check

We are all, consciously or subconsciously, afraid of something. While some people have very specific, individualized fears, there are some events and/or things that are known to invoke fear and/or anxiety amongst the masses. Each year the National Safety Council puts together a chart, ‘Odds of Dying’, which outlines your odds of dying based on -->

Tis The Season, Parking Lot Safety

Between the holiday music, festive lights and displays, and an influx of people out and about, it’s easy to become distracted behind the wheel. We urge you to use caution while navigating crowded parking lots and visitor centers during the holiday season. Unfortunately, all too often drivers fail to put safety first and innocent people -->

Another Distracted Driver Held Accountable, Finkelstein & Partners Client Recovers $910,000 Settlement

Our client suffered painful injuries after he was struck by a distracted driver, and was never able to return to work. Our dedicated personal injury attorneys were able to collect the full $500,000 of insurance from the distracted driver, and on top of that collected …read more.

Newburgh Client Shares Experience with Firm

Finkelstein and Partners lawyers are dedicated to providing clients with personal service and unsurpassed legal representation. We are happy to have helped countless clients receive fair compensation, including Viviana:  First I was hit by a distracted driver who ran a stop sign when I was driving in Newburgh. I initially hired a small law firm because I -->

Accident Lawyers for Anyone Looking For a Great Personal Injury Firm

“First I was hit by a distracted driver who ran a stop sign when I was driving in Newburgh. I initially hired a small law firm because I did not think I was hurt that bad. Then I was in a second crash when another distracted driver hit my car in the rear when I -->

We Talk Anti Distracted Driving to Suny Orange Criminal Justice Club

On Thursday, November 3rd we had the opportunity to visit Suny Orange, in Newburgh New York, to give a free presentation about the dangers of distracted driving. Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein offered students a new perspective on distracted driving, and also spoke to students about his experiences learning, living, and working in Newburgh.  c2q_mechanicville_4.18.16.jpg The -->

Step One, Recognizing Distractions Behind the Wheel

Are you one of the many drivers vehemently against texting and driving? We certainly hope so, but even if you are there is still a chance you’re a distracted driver. Your decisions behind the wheel could be putting your safety and others in danger. Learn about the three types of distraction and what actions or -->

The State Kindly Requests That Drivers Stop Taking Selfies

Distracted driving is a nationwide issue, but according to the NY Department of Motor Vehicles, New York is one of the states with the highest percentage of drivers who snap selfies behind the wheel. “Smartphones can provide nearly limitless entertainment, but activities like taking selfies while driving are just irresponsible,” said Terri Egan, the state -->

Are You a Distracted Driver? New Yorkers Chances of Getting a Ticket Are About 840x Higher Than Previous Years

New York law enforcement has made valiant efforts to reduce the number of distracted drivers on the road, since 2011 there has been an 840% increase in the number of texting while driving tickets issued. According to Governor Cuomo, “There is zero tolerance for distracted driving and State Police will be out in force to -->