January 19, 2016

12 People Injured in Harlem Apartment Fire

During the winter months, fires become a very regular occurence in New York. This is often due to faulty wiring, over-used electrical circuitry, ungrounded space heaters or other factors. In many of these circumstances, the spread of the fires or the fires themselves could have been prevented if reasonable care had simply been exercised. On..

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January 15, 2016

Matthew Maiorana and Christopher L. Sallay Named as Partners

The firm of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP is proud to announce that Matthew Maiorana and Christopher L. Sallay have been named as partners in our firm. Matt has been with our firm for over 10 years and he will continue to represent clients injured through the negligence of others focusing primarily in the areas..

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Posted in: News

January 12, 2016

Six Children Suffer Injuries in Brooklyn Bus Crash

Six children and one adult suffered an injury when a mini school bus crashed in Brooklyn last Friday. The accident occurred when the Bus was broadsided by a mustang while travelling northbound on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope. The impact of the crash flipped the bus onto it's side. Video of the accident shows the..

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Posted in: Car Accidents

January 11, 2016

Brooklyn Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

A 49-year old Brooklyn man was killed on Sunday when he was struck by two cars while crossing Atlantic Avenue in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. One of the vehicles was not identified as it fled the scene following the accident. The full story can be found in the New York Post. Pedestrian accidents are..

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Posted in: Car Accidents

January 4, 2016

Electrical Fire Kills Bronx Man

In New York City, fires and explosions in apartment buildings and private residences are a well-known danger. Often, fires occur due to the fault of a public utility, a private electrical contractor, a landlord or some other responsible company or individual. These types of tragedies seem to happen more frequently when the weather gets colder..

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Posted in: Fire and Explosion

December 31, 2015

New York Motor Vehicle Arbitration Award Overturned

In a rare circumstance under New York Law, a New York State Supreme Court Justice overturned the decision of an Arbitrator who awarded a couple $650,000 for injuries sustained when their motor vehicle was struck from behind by an unmarked police vehicle from the City of Rye. Usually, arbitration awards are extremely difficult to vacate..

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Posted in: Car Accidents

December 30, 2015

Woman Who Hit 37 Had Marijuana in Her System

According to the Daily News Lakeisha Holloway, the woman who hit 37 people with her car in Las Vegas, tested positive for Marijuana after the accident. Holloway, an Oregon native, had been living out of her car immediately before the crash. Fortunately, Holloway's three-year-old daughter, who was also in the car, was uninjured; unfortunately most..

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Posted in: Car Accidents

December 28, 2015

Car crashes through store window in New Rochelle, New York

A man sustained a broken ankle when a car crashed through a store window on Sunday in New Rochelle. The driver, an 88-year old woman, is believed to have accelerated instead of braking. To read a full report on this story, please visit 1010 Wins. If you or someone you love recently suffered a serious..

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Posted in: Car Accidents