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Property Owners in Washington Heights Fail to Maintain Sidewalks Causing Woman to fall 5-feet

August 16th, 2017

As the owner of property, whether residential or commercial, you have a legal duty to keep your property free from conditions that are obviously dangerous or arose from a failure to maintain the property.  Defects such as a broken walkway, unleveled pavement, a missing handrail are just examples of an accident waiting to happen.  If…

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TRACTOR-TRAILER SIDE GUARDS SAVE LIVES

August 10th, 2017

Some of you may recall the glamorous actress Jayne Mansfield.  She died in a tragic crash when her Buick slammed underneath a tractor-trailer.  Regulations were enacted after Mansfield’s death.  Big rigs were required to have rear underride guards to keep cars from traveling underneath the back of a trailer in a collision.  These are known…

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RECALL OF PROTEIN BARS

August 4th, 2017

Bhu Foods has voluntarily recalled protein bars because of contamination.  The supplier of sunflower seeds used in the bar, located in Highland, NY, reported finding the Listeria bacteria in its facility.  Listeria can cause fever and diarrhea.  Thankfully there have been no confirmed illnesses as of the posting of Bhu Foods’ recall notice. The recalled…

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Fellows Hymowitz Donates to Center for Safety & Change for Purchase of Sexual Assault Kits at Nyack Hospital

July 21st, 2017

Sexual violence and abuse, whether physical or emotional, always brings with it psychological effects all too often post-traumatic stress, depression and other mental health issues.  Domestic violence is a national health epidemic.  Domestic violence has remained hidden for too many years.  Many survivors of domestic violence are now coming forward and the Center for Safety…

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Drinking & Driving Causes 4-Car Crash In Queens

July 18th, 2017

When you choose to get behind the wheel and drive impaired or drunk, you place yourself in criminal jeopardy and jeopardize innocent lives.  Too often New Yorkers read about a drunk, impaired or texting driver who maims or kills a pedestrian, a motorcyclist, a bicyclist and all too often another driver.  Drunk driving is a…

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New Compensation Program Available For Clergy Sexual Abuse Victims By Diocese of Brooklyn

July 12th, 2017

Help is now available for victims of clergy sexual abuse by the Diocese of Brooklyn. An Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) has been created to compensate sexual abuse victims by clergy within the Diocese of Brooklyn, which includes Brooklyn and Queens. A two phase program permits those violated to come forward and submit compensation claims….

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Rob Fellows played role of judge in Singer/Songwriter Herve Alexandre’s New Music Video “Retaliate”

June 28th, 2017

Rob Fellows, a partner at Fellows Hymowitz, PC law firm in New City New York had some fun recently playing the role of a presiding judge in the very talented singer/songwriter Herve Alexandre’s music video “Retaliate.”  Alisha Crowe, Esq., a colleague, film maker, actress and dancer played the role of prosecuting attorney while Angel Gomez,…

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A Tragic NYS Thruway Crash Takes the Life of a Woman

June 16th, 2017

A 45-year-old Rochester resident was struck and killed by a freightliner box truck. Her car was hit in the rear and then struck several other vehicles causing a 5-car pileup. State Police are still investigating.  One might consider this a freak occurrence, but unfortunately crashes like this happen all too often. To read the full…

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Remember Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice This Memorial Day Weekend

May 25th, 2017

Summer officially begins with the Memorial Day Weekend.  Enjoy time at the beach, at the pool, at barbeques with friends and family but do not forget those who gave their lives to a thankful Nation.  Remember those who perished in all of the wars since the founding of this great nation.  Think of a veteran…

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Who Would Believe Where the Safest Car Seat is Located?

May 25th, 2017

Remember as a kid getting stuck in the middle seat in the back of the car? You were cramped. Maybe as a teenager you wanted to sit “shot gun.” Maybe you were pressured to sit in the middle seat. Researchers at the University of Buffalo studied fatalities and crashes in relation to seat location. It…

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