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

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.

Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein to Lead Newly Established Class Action Committee

Potential Grant Opportunity for Veterans' Groups

The New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) appointed Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein to lead a newly established Class Action Committee.  What is a class action suit?  A class action suit is a tool that enables attorneys to hold defendants accountable when many plaintiffs suffer similar harm and can be effective in preventing corporations from inflicting -->

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.

Save the Date to Save an Animal in Need

On August 19th a North Carolina Animal Rescue will be bringing some of its dogs to the town of Ulster Petco for an adoption event. The Animal Rescue, Saving Grace Animals, “is a non-profit, 501-C3 organization dedicated to helping homeless animals in our community find permanent, loving homes where they will be treated as family -->

What to Do if You Are in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Being in a motor vehicle accident can be a frightening and traumatic event. As in all life events that happen without warning, the most important tip is to stay calm and assess what is going on around you. If there are injuries, no matter how small, call 911 first. Many soft tissue injuries, as well -->

Family and Personal Injury

When an individual endures and recovers from a serious injury, their loved one’s lives are often affected in a big way. At Finkelstein and Partners, we understand this and make every effort to help the families of those injured in any way we can. For our client, Myra, that was apparent from the start: “Great -->

Family Member of Neglected Nursing Home Resident Shares Their Experience

Nursing home residents fall victim to abuse or neglect far too often. As personal injury attorneys we are dedicated to seeking justice for our clients and holding negligent parties accountable. Below our client, Almmy, shares her experience with the Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect attorneys at Finkelstein & Partners: After my Mom was neglected at -->

Client Describes Firm Attorney: Devotion and Honesty

Thank you for your feedback, Seth! Sharon Scanlan was incredible. Her devotion to my case and honesty throughout the whole process kept it real for me. I have never felt more in someone’s capable hands than I did with her and she carefully navigated through the very difficult process. There were times when I wanted -->

The Various Types of Car Accidents

Thousands of car accidents happen on a daily basis in the United States. They can occur for many different reasons, to anyone and at any time. While car accident statistics can be alarming, understanding the common types of car accidents can lead to awareness and prevention. If you or someone you know has been injured -->

Settling For More than You Expect

Each personal injury case is different. As your personal injury attorneys it’s our job to properly assess the situation that led to your injury, and the lasting implications of your injury. We try to ensure that the compensation you receive will not only help you now, but will also be able to support your long -->

Are you a Restaurant Owner or Employee? Here’s a Great Way to Keep Patrons Safe and Build a Great Rapport within Your Community

Being in the hospitality industry can be challenging, to say the least. As a restaurant/bar owner or employee you have to walk a fine line between encouraging alcohol sales and keeping patrons safe. Drinking driving is a major issue in the states and abroad, but a Candian restaurant captured attention when they left an unexpected -->

What Your Nail Salon Doesn’t Want You to Know!

Next time you’re at the nail salon trying to decide upon the perfect color or which service to splurge on, take a look around. Some salons send clients home with more than they bargained for, like nasty infections caused by unclean conditions. A surprisingly high number of nail salons have sub-standard sanitation practices. Before your next -->

Emerging Technology May Reduce Construction Site Injuries and Fatalities

A student at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a prototype of a devise that could greatly reduce the likelihood of construction site injuries. The technology would monitor worksites, and if a safety issue was detected the technology would immediately notify workers via a mobile app.  This type of technology would be especially beneficial for -->

Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Slips and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common dangerous occurrences, especially in the workplace. While these types of accidents are responsible for many work related injuries every day, by following some safety guidelines in the work place, such injuries can be avoided. If you or someone you know has been injured in a -->

Traumatic Brain Injury Client Testimonial

  Brain injuries cases can be especially complex. Brain injuries often require ongoing treatment that can become quite costly. Because of the complexities of this type of case we have a dedicated traumatic brain injury attorney group. We have successfully sought justice for countless brain injury victims. Below is a recent testimonial from one of our traumatic -->

Impaired Albany Man Hits Truck at 85mph

An Albany Man pled guilty to aggravated vehicular assault on May 13th after causing a serious crash in Colonie.  According to authorities, the 28 year old Albany man was speeding when he crashed into an oncoming truck. The man was traveling at approximately 85mph at the time of the crash. The truck driver and two -->

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 -->

Albany Ambulance Rollover Caused by Failure to Yield

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 -->

The Discrimination Injured or Disabled Job Candidates Face

In a recent study researchers from Rutgers and Syracuse concluded employers tend to discriminate against job candidates who have a disability of sorts, even those who are well qualified.  The study compared fictitious candidates with an application or cover letter which made mention of an injury or disability to applications that did not reference a -->

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 -->