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No Injuries Reported at Fire at Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant

On Friday, November 4th local fire companies reported to a fire at the Coyote Grill in the town of Poughkeepsie. The fire broke out with employees and patrons inside.  All those inside the building were able to exit safely. Authorities report the fire was contained in less than twenty minutes from the time crews were -->

Fire Tears through Building of one of Dutchess County’s Top Employers

On Monday, August 30th a fire destroyed Fishkill’s Gap Inc. distribution center, a facility where hundreds were employed. The fire broke out at approximately 10:30pm. It took 23 Fire departments and over a million gallons of water to contain the blaze. Remarkably no one was hurt in the fire. Authorities have yet to divulge the -->

Our Poughkeepsie, New York Client Shares Her Experience with the Firm: Slip and Fall

Landlords are expected to maintain a safe environment for their tenants and the general public. All too often innocent people are hurt when business/property owners neglect to take basic steps to keep their property safe. Read more about a recent slip and fall in Poughkeepsie, and how we were able to help our client get -->

Teen Seriously Hurt in Fishkill Crash

A young driver lost control of his vehicle on Sunday, April 3rd in East Fishkill. According to authorities the 18-year old driver hit a tree on Sandy Pines Boulevard. The driver was transported to a Poughkeepsie area hospital with a serious head injury.  Authorities have yet to determine what caused the crash. Local police ask -->

Poughkeepsie Kitchen Fire Displaces Roughly 120 Residents

Authorities have deemed the kitchen fire that displaced over a hundred Poughkeepsie, NY residents “accidental.” According to officials the blaze occurred after a resident left their stove unattended while cooking.  Multiple city and state organizations including the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Roosevelt Fire District, Mobil Life Support Services, the American Red Cross, and the -->

$ 500,000 Settlement Collected for Poughkeepsie Woman

At the end of August Finkelstein & Partners attorneys were able to collect a maximum available insurance settlement 10 months prior to the scheduled trial date. Our client fell outside of her Poughkeepsie, NY apartment. The landlord had neglected to shovel and salt the common areas, or take general safety precautions like installing a railing. The -->

Flagger is Unable to Stop Poughkeepsie, NY Man from Crashing into Ditch

Gas line workers in the city of Poughkeepsie narrowly escaped a disastrous crash in late July. According to officials, a driver crashed into a man-made ditch on the corner of Clover and Main Street. Only moments before the incident Central Hudson crews were in the ditch, working on a gas line. The driver of the vehicle somehow missed -->

Authorities Continue to Investigate School Bus Crash

Police are still investigating the school bus crash that sent nine children and two adults to the hospital Wednesday morning. According to authorities a woman driving a minivan was stopped in an eastbound lane, waiting to take a left hand turn. A car approaching from behind didn’t see the minivan in time. According to preliminary -->

Fifth Armed Robbery in One Week Strikes City of Poughkeepsie

An armed robbery has struck the the City of Poughkeepsie for the fifth time this week. An Academy Street deli was held up at gunpoint on Thursday night. According to police, a plan was wearing a ski mask armed with a semi-automatic handgun and entered the deli around 8:30pm. He demanded money from the cashier, -->

Town of Poughkeepsie Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

An early-morning crash on Route 9G was the fourth with a fatality in Dutchess County in a two-week span. On Sunday, October 13, 23-year-old Joshua Bohlmann lost control of his motorcycle as he was heading south. He crossed into the northbound lane and went off the shoulder near the Town of Poughkeepsie line. Bohlmann was -->