Social Media is Not Your Friend in Personal Injury Law Cases

If you’re reading this, odds are you have some kind of social media account and use it quite a bit. 68% of Americans use Facebook for an average of almost an hour a day, connecting with friends, sharing updates about their lives and following the latest news. It’s likely a part of your daily life, … Read More

How to Safely Get Started Motorcyling in the Hudson Valley

Riding a motorcycle is dangerous. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, per mile traveled, a motorcyclist was 28 times is likely to die in an accident than a car driver. Some of the most common causes include: Cars making left-hand turns Lane splitting Speeding Collision with a median or fixed object Roadway conditions However, … Read More

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