Author: QuellerFisher

September 23, 2020

Barry Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Recognized in Best Lawyers in America for 2021

NY Supreme Court

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool and the Law Office of William A, Gallina, LLP wish to congratulate our partners Barry Washor and Christopher L. Sallay for their inclusion the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for 2021. Barry Washor, our senior partner, has long been recognized as..

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August 31, 2020

Jonny Kool Recovers $5.25 Million on Behalf of Injured Construction Worker

Labor Law, Construciton accident

Congratulations to our partner, Jonny Kool, for his outstanding work in settling a Bronx County action for $5.25 million on behalf of a 31-year old construction worker.  The plaintiff, a union Laborer for Local 79, was performing demolition work at a major commercial building project that involved the removal of a freight elevator. Pursuant to..

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June 8, 2020

Child Victims Act – Time to File Extended

Child Victims Act - Time to File Extended

The Child Victims Act is a piece of New York State legislation which extended the statute of limitations for a survivor of child sexual abuse to bring a lawsuit against those responsible in New York. Prior to the Child Victims Act becoming law, the previous statute of limitations required victims who suffered sexual abuse as..

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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

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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