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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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Nyack Woman Awarded $775,000 in Medical Negligence Case

medical malpractice, medical negligence, jury decision, new york malpractice law firm June 2nd, 2017

A 22 year old teacher from Nyack, New York was awarded $775,000 by a Rockland County jury as compensation for serious and lasting injuries suffered during a 2008 operation. New City, New York Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice attorney Robert Fellows represented the Nyack woman in this case and helped her achieve this outstanding result….

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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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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is May

May 23rd, 2017

Soaking up the sun and feeling the cool spring air as you accelerate on the open road on your motorcycle, can make any day a memorable one.  As we see more cyclists on the road remember – safety is always paramount.  Operating a motorcycle, whether a “chopper” or a motor scooter, takes a different skill…

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Common Baby Products Can Result in Injuries to Infants

May 22nd, 2017

Babies get injured every eight minutes from using nursery products. More than 66,000 kids under three end up in emergency rooms annually. Why? Because of accidents involving “nursery products” e.g baby walkers, bouncers and changing tables. The most common injuries occur with baby carriers (20%) followed by cribs/mattresses (19%) and strollers (17%). 81% of injuries…

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What is a Long-Term Care Ombudsman?

May 19th, 2017

The first Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program was established in 1972, shortly after in 1978 the Older Americans Act (OAA) was put in place. The act required all states to establish an Ombudsman program that was a local community program utilizing volunteers. So what is a long-term ombudsman? A long-term care ombudsman is an advocate for…

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Steer Clear from Distractions on the Road with these Safety Tips

April 14th, 2017

Distracted driving and texting while driving is a deadly problem. Although laws are in place making it illegal to text and drive, millions still admit to doing it. One insurance company provided 7 ways to avoid distracted driving: Turn off your phone – don’t be afraid to power off your phone while on the road….

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