September 18, 2017

Deadly Bus Crash in Queens Kills 3 and Injures At Least 15

An MTA bus and a tour bus collided in Flushing Queens this morning. As reported by CBS New York, the charter bus was heading east on Northern Boulevard when it struck the MTA bus attempting to turn right onto Northern Boulevard. Among the three dead are the driver of the charter bus, a passenger on..

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September 13, 2017

Matthew Maiorana Included in New York Super Lawyers for the 5th Straight Year

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partner, Matthew Maiorana, for being included in the 2017 edition of New York Super Lawyers. This marks the 5th straight year that Matt has been included in this publication. After spending years in practice defending the City of New..

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September 13, 2017

Negligence or Not? 6 Nursing Home Residents in Florida Dead Due to Power Loss from Hurricane Irma

An air conditioning failure due to power loss resulting from Hurricane Irma claimed the lives of 6 elderly residents of a Florida nursing home. According to CBS New York, a criminal investigation is underway concerning the nursing home for their failure to evacuate the residents and a failure to have the air conditioning connected to..

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September 12, 2017

JAMA – Doctors Should Not Be Afraid to Serve as Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases

JAMA – the Journal of the American Medical Association – recently published an article which encourages doctors to review and participate in medical malpractice cases, whereas medical professionals have been reluctant to do so in the past. The article by Dr. Jeffrey L. Brown, is entitled “Trials and Tribulations” and offers a physician’s perspective on..

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September 12, 2017

Jonny Kool Named to New York Superlawyers for Ninth Straight Year

The recognition for our partners and leaders continues as Jonny Kool has been included in the 2017 New York Super Lawyers, which marks the 9th straight year Jonny has been included in Super Lawyers. The staff and attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP extend our congratulations to Jonny for this achievement. At..

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September 11, 2017

Dallin Fuchs Named as New York Super Lawyer for Eighth Straight Year

Once again, the partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate one of our partners, Dallin Fuchs, for being included in the 2017 edition of New York Super Lawyers. This marks the 8th straight year that Mr. Fuchs has been honored in this way. Mr. Fuchs is well-known throughout..

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September 6, 2017

Barry Washor Named to Super Lawyers for 11th Straight Year

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partner, Barry Washor, for being named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers. This is the 11th straight year that Barry has been included in Super Lawyers. We are all proud of Barry and this recognition of his incredible..

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August 16, 2017

SUV Hops Curb and Injures Two Pedestrians Near Lincoln Center

The injuries suffered by a pedestrian who has been hit by a vehicle may permanently alter the course of their life. On Wednesday morning, an SUV lost control, jumped the curb and struck two pedestrians by the 66th Street- Lincoln Center subway entrance. According to the New York Daily News article, the accident occurred early..

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August 1, 2017

Cosmetic Buttocks Injection Takes Life of 31-year Old Harlem Woman – “Clinic” Under Investigation

Cosmetic procedures at New York clinics are the subject of much scrutiny and publicity in recent years. Questions exist over their regulation, licensing, and safety protocols. Another tragedy, reported by CBS New York, involved the death of a 31-year old Harlem woman named Latesha Bynum who passed away shortly after she received a cosmetic injection..

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July 27, 2017

Medical Malpractice in Foreign Countries – What You Need to Know

Individuals who have suffered an injury due to a botched surgery can face many hardships. Surgical malpractice may cause patients to suffer serious injuries and may be fatal in some cases. A recent trend involves patients seeking medical treatment overseas due to a variety of reasons, mainly involving the costs associated with elective procedures which..

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