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June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP! Please Don’t Drink and Drive!

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP!  Please Don't Drink and Drive!

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July holiday weekend! It is an unfortunate truth that the incidents of drunk driving in New York increase during holiday weekends such as the 4th of July. Please be careful and responsible..

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June 29, 2017

New York’s Transit System Is Broken According to Governor Cuomo

New York's Transit System Is Broken According to Governor Cuomo

The epidemic of transit problems plaguing New York in recent months is well-known to New Yorkers and anyone else who relies on the transit system on a regular basis. Delays, failures, emergencies and injuries have become the norm. As reported by CBS New York, Governor Cuomo will be signing an executive order declaring a state..

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June 27, 2017

“A” Train Derailment in Harlem Injures 17 Straphangers

"A" Train Derailment in Harlem Injures 17 Straphangers

On Tuesday, a Brooklyn-bound A Train derailed in Harlem following a power outage. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the incident occurred at approximately 9:45am. Riders reported that the power went out first, and hen the train slammed into the side of the tunnel near 125th Street. Hundreds of passengers were..

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June 26, 2017

26-Year Old Jet-Skier Collides with Boat Near Liberty Island and Sustains Critical Injuries

26-Year Old Jet-Skier Collides with Boat Near Liberty Island and Sustains Critical Injuries

In the summer, the number of accidents involving boats and other water activities sharply rise for obvious reasons. As reported by CBS New York, a 26-year old jet skier is in critical condition as a result of injuries he sustained in a collision with a boat near Liberty Island. The exact cause of the accident..

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June 19, 2017

Gold Handle Exhibits by John Afrides Explains the Day-in-the-Life Video

Gold Handle Exhibits by John Afrides Explains the Day-in-the-Life Video

A Day-in-the-LIfe video is a powerful tool in the arsenal of an experienced personal injury trial attorney. The well-known and well-respected John Afrides of Gold Handle Exhibits explains the importance of this type of documentary in personal injury litigation. We encourage readers of our blog to visit this website and read the valuable information it..

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June 16, 2017

9 People Injured in Hell’s Kitchen Accident Resulting in SUV Jumping Curb

9 People Injured in Hell's Kitchen Accident Resulting in SUV Jumping Curb

A driver’s attempt to beat a red light resulted in a chain of collisions ending up with the SUV on the sidewalk and 9 people injured. According to CBS New York, the SUV accelerated through the light and contacted multiple vehicles prior to jumping the curb. Eyewitnesses report that the SUV struck one person on..

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June 14, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 32 People in Tribeca

Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 32 People in Tribeca

A likely carbon monoxide leak in the basement below Amish Market in Tribeca resulted in 32 people becoming overcome by the deadly gas. The incident occurred at the intersection of Murray Street and West Broadway and the Amish Market was shut down as dozens of fire crews responded to a call for a carbon monoxide..

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June 14, 2017

Please Support Lavern’s Law to Aid Victims of New York’s Unjust Medical Malpractice Laws

Please Support Lavern's Law to Aid Victims of New York's Unjust Medical Malpractice Laws

In New York, a victim of medical malpractice may be precluded from suing a negligent doctor because the Statute of Limitations has expired before they even knew that medical malpractice was committed. This unjust reality is the subject of Lavern’s Law which would allow victims of medical malpractice the right to sue within a certain..

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June 8, 2017

Pedestrian Knockdown in Queens Leaves Mother and Two Children Injured

Pedestrian Knockdown in Queens Leaves Mother and Two Children Injured

Pedestrian knockdowns on New York sidewalks are a frightening experience for the victims because the accident usually comes out of nowhere when the victims believe they are in the relative safety of a sidewalk. As reported by CBS New York, a 2-year-old, a 3-year-old and their mother were hit by a car that jumped a..

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June 7, 2017

Gary Pillersdorf – June 5, 2017

Gary Pillersdorf - June 5, 2017

The partners of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to offer our condolences to the Pillersdorf family and the legal community on the passing of our colleague, Gary Pillersdorf. His Obituary may be found here. Gary was a prominent member of the New York State Trial Lawyers community and his advocacy skills and..

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