Meet our 2019 Hudson Valley Law Scholarship Winner: Danielle Schmalz Fullam

This year, we launched our first-ever scholarship for law students who grew up in the Hudson Valley. We’re proud to announce that Danielle Schmalz Fullam, a UConn Law student expected to graduate in 2021, won the essay contest:  My name is Danielle Schmalz Fullam, and I attended New Paltz Central Schools throughout my childhood. I … Read More

The 1st Annual Mainetti & Mainetti Car & Bike Show

On a sweltering Saturday, July 20, 2019, we at Mainetti & Mainetti, P.C. were proud to raise money for Ulster County Community Action by putting on our practice’s first annual car & bike show. It was one of many community endeavors that our practice has donated to or participated in; we’ve been proud sponsors of … Read More

A dog bit me and caused injuries. Now what?

Almost everyone has had a brush with some kind of car accident or a slip and fall, and it’s fairly straightforward to imagine how one would obtain compensation for those: by suing the insurance company connected to the vehicle or premises that caused the accident. But what happens if someone’s dog bit you at a … Read More

9 Reasons That a Trucking Company Could Be Liable for Hitting Your Car

Accidents with commercial trucks are considered more dangerous than with regular-sized passenger vehicles. In the latest year of statistics we have available for New York State, there were over 12,000 crashes involving trucks, where 79 people were killed and 15,000 injured. In one such case, we obtained a settlement of over $4.2M for an 11 … Read More