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September 6, 2016

Drunk Driver Stopped by Police on Long Island Expressway

Drunk Driver Stopped by Police on Long Island Expressway

Thankfully, due to multiple calls to 911, the police were able to stop and arrest a drunken Queens man driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway before somebody was injured or killed. The offender was pulled over and arrested on Tuesday near Exit 52 in Commack about 2:20 a.m. According to a report..

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August 31, 2016

Queens Accident Kills 3 and Injures 10

Queens Accident Kills 3 and Injures 10

A multi-vehicle chain reaction crash on Wednesday resulted in thee deaths and 10 injuries according to a report by the New York Daily News. A driver of a motor vehicle lost control and hit a guardrail on a Long Island Expressway exit ramp in Queens. The vehicle was split in half and caused a multi-vehicle..

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August 31, 2016

Kayaker Nearly Has Arm Severed After Being Struck by Ferry Boat on Hudson River

Kayaker Nearly Has Arm Severed After Being Struck by Ferry Boat on Hudson River

A group of kayakers enjoying some exercise and activity on the Hudson River were struck by a ferry boat that pulled out of Pier 84. The ferry boat apparently did not see the kayakers as it plowed straight into them. Among the injuries reported by the New York Post was a man who nearly had..

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August 25, 2016

Pokemon Go Takes Distracted Driving to a Lethal Level

Pokemon Go Takes Distracted Driving to a Lethal Level

Distracted driving, usually thought of as texting while driving, is an ever-increasing hazard on our roadways. The advent of new applications, such as Pokemon Go, has provided yet another distraction to operators of motor vehicles. In Japan, a truck driver struck two pedestrians, killing one of them, while being distracted playing Pokemon Go, according to..

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August 22, 2016

Five Killed in Horrific Crash on Long Island Expressway

Five Killed in Horrific Crash on Long Island Expressway

Five people died, including a former aide to Governor Cuomo, in a terrible cross-over accident on the Long Island Expressway. The New York Daily News reported that the driver of a Subaru Outback lost control of his vehicle and crossed the grassy median. His vehicle went airborne into oncoming traffic. A 10-year old boy lost..

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August 19, 2016

Deadly Bus Crash in Newark

Deadly Bus Crash in Newark

A deadly collision between two New Jersey Transit buses in Newark left the driver of one bus dead and caused injuries to several passengers. The full details of the crash are still under investigation, according to a report by CBS New York. The buses were found in a classic T-Bone collision pattern. At least 18..

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August 17, 2016

Six Children Injured by Electrical Shock at Connecticut Boardwalk Ride

Six Children Injured by Electrical Shock at Connecticut Boardwalk Ride

The summer months continue to provide examples of negligence and improper maintenance concerning amusement parks, carnivals and other seasonal attractions. In a report by the New York Daily News, on Tuesday, 6 children received electrical shocks from a Boardwalk ride at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut. All were rushed to the hospital, with..

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August 16, 2016

Three Girls Injured in Fall from Faulty Ferris Wheel

Three Girls Injured in Fall from Faulty Ferris Wheel

On August 8, 2016, three girls were riding a gondola-style ferris wheel at the Greene County Fair in Tennessee. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the car in which they were riding became stuck on another car and began tipping as the ferris wheel rotated. The girls fell about 35-40 feet..

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August 15, 2016

Drunken Hedge-Fund Executive Injures Motorist in Hamptons Accident

Drunken Hedge-Fund Executive Injures Motorist in Hamptons Accident

On Saturday at approximately 3:00am, a cross-over accident in the Hamptons resulted in injuries to a motorist involved and criminal charges against a hedge-fund executive driving the other vehicle. In a report by the New York Post, Sahm Adrangi, was charged with drunken driving and cocaine possession over the weekend after getting into the crash…

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August 15, 2016

Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partners, Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay for their inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2017. Mr. Washor was included in Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. He has..

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