Warning! Salmonella outbreak! Check the meat in your freezer!

October 5th, 2018

Before you cook the last barbecued hamburger of the summer, check the packaging! According to CNN some 6,500,968 pounds of ground beef is being recalled by Arizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson, Inc. for fear that the meat may be contaminated with salmonella. 57 cases of salmonella illness were reported between August 5 and September 6. The meat was packaged between July 26 and September 7…

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Daniel J. Solinsky to Lecture Attorneys on Municipal Liability on Friday, September 21, 2018.

September 21st, 2018

Fellows Hymowitz, PC’s trial attorney Daniel Justus Solinsky will begin a four part lecture series at the New York City Seminar and Conference Center at 71 West 23rd Street in Manhattan.  This is the 6th year Dan has lectured for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. Dan co-authors the Municipal Liability materials for the Academy and will appear at the following 2018 Annual…

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Tainted Empire Kosher Brand Chicken Linked To Salmonella Poisoning In Four States

August 31st, 2018

One New Yorker has died from salmonella poisoning from eating tainted chicken.  Ten more New Yorkers became sick.  The chicken was  sold by “Empire Kosher” from September 2017 through June 2018.  People have been made ill in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  Empire is a Pennsylvania company. Salmonella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever lasting from 4-7 days and most people recover without treatment. Salmonella…

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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 room or a property this summer, kicking off your shoes…

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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 New York—already known to most plaintiff and defendant attorneys who…

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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 a bargain price of $12,725, according to the Kansas City Star,…

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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 Client Conflicts. Dan typically lectures other lawyers four times annually…

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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 Legionella, a disease-causing bacteria that includes Legionnaire’s Disease, a pneumonia-like…

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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 without the ten hour break, truckers without adequate sleep are…

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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 were reportedly introduced in one of the malpractice cases. The…

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