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JUST THE TWO OF US??? Make sure your private summer getaway is truly private

August 17th, 2018

It’s enough to make your skin crawl.  The two of you may not be alone in your vacation getaway this summer.  With the rise of technology and hidden surveillance cameras – accessible from your smart phone.  We at Fellows Hymowitz PC have noticed an alarming rise in video surveillance and privacy claims. Imagine renting a…

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Negligence and Fault After the Rodriguez Decision

July 27th, 2018

In a recent article published in the New York Law Journal, attorneys Robert L. Fellows and Daniel Justus Solinsky of Fellows Hymowitz—a personal injury law firm in New City, New York—discuss practical implications of the Court of Appeals decision in Rodriguez v. City of New York. The Court of Appeals decision in Rodriguez v. City of…

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High School Senior Put His School up for Sale on Craigslist

July 10th, 2018

According to Atlanta Journal and Constitution (AJC) a Missouri teenager was banned from graduating with his high school senior class after a prank offering to sell his high school on Craigslist backfired on him. The senior, named Kylan Scheele, 18, admitted he posted the ad on Craigslist offering Truman High School in Independence, Missouri, for sale at…

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Dan Solinsky, Esq. Lectures Attorneys on Ethics Updates

June 26th, 2018

On June 23, 2018, Fellows Hymowitz, P.C. attorney Dan Solinsky gave a lecture to other attorneys in Midtown Manhattan. The lecture was entitled Topics in Ethics 2018 and each of the attendees received credit toward their professional Continuing Legal Education. Dan lectured the attorneys on Intra-Firm Attorney Client Privileges, Waiver of Attorney Client Privileges and Former…

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Beware of Hotel Waterborne Diseases

June 15th, 2018

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a warning to vacationers that one in three treated waterborne disease outbreaks between 2000 and 2014 originated in hotel pools and hot tubs. The report warned that clean looking water in pools, hot tubs and in hotel playgrounds can cause intestinal disorders. One can catch…

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Fatigued Truckers Risk Lives

June 7th, 2018

Federal law requires that commercial truckers not drive their rigs 14 hours after first coming on duty. After that, there must be a ten hour break before they can drive again. USA Today analyzed 30 million timestamps in Southern California. They found 580,000 potential time violations. When it appeared that a truck was being driven…

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Plastic Surgeon Made Youtube Music Video of Herself Dancing In Operating Room During Several Surgeries

May 25th, 2018

The dance moves of a Plastic Surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia are going viral and making international news for all of the wrong reasons this week. Dr. Windell Boutte has been battling several medical malpractice lawsuits (at least 7) over the years according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and in one of the lawsuits, the videos above…

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A No Fly List for Dogs on United Airlines

May 15th, 2018

United Airlines has unveiled its latest No Fly List effective June 18, 2018, and the only image that comes to mind is a Boston Terrier strapped with dynamite. In March of this year, United Airlines was the recipient of some “ruff” publicity when a French Bulldog named Kokito died of suffocation on one of its…

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One Woman’s Fight to be Topless on the Beach

May 8th, 2018

According to “Women in the World” and “Men’s Health” magazine, Chelsea Covington, is an advocate of going “bare chested”.  She prefers to use this term as opposed to “topless” because to her it connotes that she’s lacking something. She wants the right afforded to men of going shirtless on the beaches of Ocean City, Maryland….

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The Golden State Killer and DNA/Geneology websites: What Happens to Your DNA Information Once you Send it to a Geneology Website?

April 30th, 2018

On April 25, 2018, Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested and identified as the Golden State Killer a/k/a the East Area Rapist – One of the most prolific and terrifying rapists and murderers in our nation’s history: Responsible for killing 12 people and raping over 40 women between 1976 and 1986. DeAngelo was identified and arrested…

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