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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 -->

Have You Seen our TV ads and Considered Calling? Client Feedback from a Client who did Just That

Have you seen one of our television commercials and contemplated contacting the injury attorneys at Finkelstein & Partners? In the review below our client describes her experience with the firm after deciding to make the call.  fp_review.jpg

Newburgh Water

Just months ago Newburgh residents received news that no community ever wants to hear: the community’s water source had been contaminated.  It was discovered Newburgh’s water source contained Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, or PFOS, a pollutant with the potential to cause a number of serious diseases, including kidney disease and some cancers.  Recently the assembly passed legislation -->

AS PFOS-CONTAMINATED WATER CRISIS CONTINUES TO PLAGUE NEWBURGH, SCHUMER TOURS WASHINGTON LAKE AREA TAINTED BY PFOS AND ANNOUNCES NEW LEGISLATION REQUIRING U.S. AIR FORCE TO PAY FOR WATER CONTAMINATION CLEANUP IF FOUND RESPONSIBLE

Standing with local leaders in Newburgh, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today toured the banks of Washington Lake, the site of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) contamination, which is believed to have originated at the Stewart Air National Guard base. Schumer also announced new legislation that would require the Air Force to immediately conduct tests to determine -->

Preventing Work Zone Crashes on I 84

It has been less than a week since two serious but unrelated crashes on I-84 in Orange County. The crashes, which both occurred in the same area, resulted in one fatality and nearly two dozen injuries. The crashes prompted the Department of Transportation (DOT) to review what, if anything could have been done to prevent -->

VA Officials Pledge New Studies Into Effects of Agent Orange

by Charles Ornstein and Terry Parris Jr., ProPublica, and Mike Hixenbaugh, The Virginian-Pilot:  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to determine how Vietnam veterans and their children have been affected by exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange.  The VA will conduct its first nationwide survey of Vietnam veterans in more than -->

Celebrating the City of Newburgh and Our Roots in the Community

Over the weekend we were proud to sponsor and attend the Newburgh Illuminated Festival. There are several Finkelstein & Partners locations throughout the state and we make an effort to participate in various community events to support our neighbors. While we truly enjoy each event we partake in, this past weekend’s event was especially meaningful -->

Newburgh Illuminated

We are counting down the days to the Newburgh Illuminated festival! When: Saturday, June 18th 12-10pm Where: Broadway & Liberty Street, Newburgh NY Finkelstein & Partners has been a proud member of the Newburgh community since 1959 when Howard Finkelstein opened the first firm location on Liberty Street in the city of Newburgh. The firm -->

Our Pine Bush Client Shares His Experience with his Personal Injury Attorneys

“When I had my car crash in Newburgh, I was not sure what lawyer I should call in Orange County. Thankfully a friend suggested Finkelstein & Partners. I didn’t have an easy case and they weren’t too sure they would take my case and I am glad they did. Even though I live in Pine -->

Pedestrian Knockdown on Newburgh’s Broadway Street

On February 26th a woman was severely injured when a vehicle struck her in the intersection of Broadway and Williams street in the city of Newburgh. The victim, a 57 year old Newburgh woman was transported to St.Luke’s hospital and has since been released. The driver, a 35 year old Newburgh woman fled the scene -->

Newburgh Residents Being Targeted by Scam Artists: Important information to read and share.

We urge our neighbors in the Newburgh community to read and share: Another scam alert effecting Newburgh residents. Are you a business owner who recently received a call from Central Hudson Gas and Electric demanding payment for delinquent accounts? You may have been targeted by a scam artist. Those targeted have reported the following:• The caller -->

Orange County Men Severely Injured in Mechanicstown Explosion

An explosion at an Orange County business cost two young workers parts of their legs in a massive explosion in February, 2016. According to authorities one of the men, a 35 year old Warwick man, was filling a fire extinguisher with air when the incident occurred. The tank ruptured and caused an explosion. The 35 -->

Cornwall Woman Facing Additional Charges in 2014 Hit-and-Run case

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 -->

Finkelstein & Partners Client, Workplace Accident Victim, awarded $1,500,000 Settlement

Our client, a 25 year old Newburgh, NY man, was working for a large cable company installing fiber optic cable.   He was helping to hitch a trailer to a pick up truck when the trailer shifted on its own and the steel hitch swung and hit him in the ankle.   He suffered a -->

Newburgh, Middletown and Other Orange County Pedestrians and Drivers Urged to Take Caution after Multiple Pedestrian Knockdowns

The Time’s Herald-Record, a local news source, recently released and article urging pedestrians and drivers to be mindful of one another.  According to the article in the last two months alone two people have died and another twelve people were injured after being hit by a car. The incidents have taken place in Walden, Warwick, -->

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 -->

Finkelstein & Partners Attorney Melody Gregory Welcoming Newburgh Residents Home

Melody Gregory, a Finkelstein & Partners personal injury attorney recently joined Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Chambers street in the city of Newburgh. The building restored was one of hundreds of dilapidated buildings in the City of Newburgh. With the hard work and dedication of people like Melody -->

Four Legged Dates, New York Passes Dining with Dogs Law

Governor Cuomo recently passed a new state law which allows furry friends to join their human companions on restaurant patios throughout the state. It appears New Yorkers have received the news of the legislation with mixed reviews. While animal lovers and dog owners are pleased the health department and other critics feel differently.  The majority of -->

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 -->

A Memorable 9-11 Tribute in Newburgh

In 2008 Nancy Morgan founded Finkelstein & Partner’s Veterans Services Group after witnessing first hand how difficult obtaining Veterans disability benefits can be. Since its start the group has grown into a network of attorneys who have helped countless veterans obtain their hard earned benefits. So, when Nancy was notified that Lt. Col. Robert Darling -->