April 28, 2020

What is the Legal Fee for a Car Accident Case? Is Your Office Handling Cases During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

NEW YORK CAR ACCIDENT CASES I was injured in an auto accident, and I need to hire an attorney.  How much does your office charge? People assume lawyers are very expensive to hire, particularly those with experience handling car accident cases.  In reality, the law in New York provides that virtually all car accident cases..

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December 16, 2019

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Queens

A Queens man was struck and killed by a driver who allegedly ran a stop sign hitting the pedestrian who was lawfully within the crosswalk according to a story published in the New York Daily News. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-bmw-blows-stop-sign-kills-pedestrian-20191216-d73zuvbxdbdovpatkm2oz37aky-story.html Pedestrian accidents represent approximately half of the fatalities caused by traffic accidents in New York City. Despite city-wide..

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January 28, 2019

Scary New York Elevator Incident

Elevator accidents in New York are an infrequent occurrence.  When they occur, they can be extremely scary for passengers as passengers are often helpless and have done nothing to cause the accident.  As reported by the New York Post, a 50-year old woman was trapped inside an elevator for the entire weekend at the premises..

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January 15, 2019

What You Should Do If You Slip and Fall on Snow and Ice

The winter weather season is rapidly approaching. During this season, snow and ice accidents are a major cause of personal injuries. If you have an accident and fall on snow and ice, these are the Top Six things you or someone on your behalf should do as soon as possible: 1. Call for help –..

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November 26, 2018

The Maternal Mortality Crisis and New York Medical Malpractice

The United States of America has the highest mortality rate for women during childbirth than any other developed country.  Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States have risen since 2000 while other countries’ rates have gone down.  Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine has called for standardized care for the treatment of women in labor..

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November 19, 2018

U.S. News & World Report Includes Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP in Listing of 2019 Best Law Firms in New York City

U.S. News & World Report released their annual listing of “Best Law Firms” rankings. Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP was included in the New York City rankings in three practice areas – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The partners and staff are..

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October 2, 2018

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Boy Scout Troop Killing a 12-Year Old Boy

Drunk driving continues to plague our country and state.  This time, a drunk driver drove his vehicle into a troop of Boy Scouts on Sunday, September 30, 2018, just before 2:00pm.  The accident occurred in Manorville, New York in Suffolk County on David Terry Road.  According to a report by the Riverhead Patch, Boy Scout..

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August 17, 2018

Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Named to 2019 Best Lawyers List

We are proud to announce that tow of our partners, Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay, have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers list.  Barry was named to the 2019 Best Lawyers list in the areas of  “Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs” and “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs”.    Chris was named to the..

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