Dahlia Charter Bus Driver Caused Fatal Crash in Queens

September 26th, 2017

Last week, a Dahlia charter bus driver was speeding and ran a red light resulting in the death of the driver, a passenger on another bus and a pedestrian.  The driver struck a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus making a right turn.  Sixteen people were also injured on that bus.  The force of the crash sent…

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Do You Know Which Sports Pose The Greatest Risk Of Concussion?

September 20th, 2017

The beginning of the sports season can be an exciting time, but it is critical to keep in mind the risks associated with many elementary and high school sports. According to the American Academy of Neurology, football, rugby, and soccer pose the greatest risk of concussion to athletes. A concussion is a form of a…

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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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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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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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$1,900,000 – Failure to Timely Diagnose

August 1st, 2017

Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat a Child’s Brain Tumor – This tragic matter involved the alleged failure to order an MRI of the brain made worse by miscommunication between a pediatrician and pediatric neurologist resulting in an eight month delay in diagnosing a 5 year old’s brain tumor.  Unfortunately, after two surgeries to remove the tumor, it reoccurred and eventually took the life 5…

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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 & Change in Rockland County is a safe haven for…

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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 national health epidemic, like opioid addiction.  Whether one is addicted…

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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. Phase I Limited to those individuals who previously submitted a…

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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, Esq. was defense counsel. To view video click here. Congratulations…

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