Wrongful Death Auto Accidents in Ulster and Dutchess County

Driving is dangerous: according to national statistics, traffic accidents are usually in the top ten of the most common causes of death. On top of that, compared to other regions of the state, the Hudson Valley is a very dangerous place to drive, due to long average commute times and crowded roads. We’ve covered tips … Read More

What to do after a slip and fall accident

Property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. This applies to both people’s homes, as well as commercial establishments and parking lots. If someone is injured due to a dangerous condition existing on the property, this may constitute negligence on the part of the property owner or caretaker, or … Read More

Not All Sports Personal Injuries are Accidents; How to Determine Liability

One of the most common ways that people get injured is while participating in sports, either competitively or recreationally. Most sports injuries happen by accident; there truly is no one to blame or to be held liable. There is an “assumption of risk” that is taken when people participate in sports, and participants may be … Read More

Mainetti & Mainetti, P.C. Honored by Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Every year, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley’s Kingston location handles over a thousand cases every year alone, free of charge, for those who cannot afford an attorney when their basic needs are at stake. This November, they held their 3rd Annual Partners in Justice Reception, where they honored our firm as a “Champion of … Read More

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