What to do if you get injured by a drone in the Hudson Valley

On December 28, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that drone pilots can fly small drones over people, provided they meet certain terms and conditions. Previously, drone operators could only fly drones over other people if they were located under a “covered structure, or inside a stationary vehicle.”  The report says, “Although the FAA expects the … Read More

Redesign Hopes to Reduce Poughkeepsie Car Accidents On Route 9 and 44/55

Injured in a car accident in Poughkeepsie? There’s a good chance that one of these roads are part of the story: Route 9 and Route 44/45. According to a recent report published by the Dutchess County Transportation Council, the area around the Route 9 and Route 44/55 interchange and intersections along Route 44/55 had a … Read More

Car Accidents to Blame for Most Hudson Valley Accident Deaths

According to the latest data from County Health Rankings, Ulster and Dutchess County have more fatal accident victims than the average New York county, while Orange County is slightly better than average. The data tracks the number of deaths resulting from accidents between 2014-2018, for people residing in these counties. Hudson Valley Car Accident Deaths … Read More

Over 2.2 Million New York Vehicles Have a Safety Recall

As a personal injury firm that represents the victims of vehicle accidents in the Hudson Valley, we know that no two accidents are alike. Every accident has thousands of factors that contribute to them. These factors lead to untold amounts of damage and trauma to people’s lives, and if they’re lucky, they can recover some … Read More

How much is a personal injury claim worth?

One of the most common and important questions that we get from people is about money. How much can someone recover in a personal injury lawsuit? Everyone who contacts us for a free personal injury consultation has experienced some kind of loss: the loss of past and future income, the loss of enjoyment of life, … Read More

Ulster County Motor Vehicle Traffic is Now Up 80% Year over Year

In June, we shared vehicle traffic data from Streetlight, a company that uses smartphone locations to estimate how many miles are being traveled on every road in America. The data estimated that at the peak of the COVID-19 virus in New York State, traffic in the Mid-Hudson Valley decreased by as much as 75% year … Read More

Are New York Nursing Homes Liable for COVID-19 Deaths?

From mid-March to present, it’s estimated that over 6,400 nursing home patients officially died of COVID-related causes in New York State nursing homes, and untold thousands more are believed to have been affected. The pain, trauma and loss of human life that happened in such a short period of time is overwhelming. And although the … Read More