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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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UNDER PRESSURE: Read This Article Before you Purchase an “Instapot” or Electric Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker April 11th, 2018

By Daniel Justus Solinsky of Fellows Hymowitz, PC If I hear about one more loved one getting an “Instapot” or electric pressure cooker, I’m going to explode – bad pun.  If you are in the market for one of these items, you need to read this article. Pressure cookers have the ability to cook food…

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Daniel Justus Solinsky, Esq. Joins Fellows Hymowitz, PC

Daniel Justus Solinsky March 29th, 2018

Fellows Hymowitz is proud to announce that Daniel Justus Solinsky has joined the firm. Dan has extensive experience as a litigator and trial attorney.  He comes from a prominent Long Island personal injury practice.  His ability to achieve unusually high verdicts in notoriously conservative courtrooms throughout New York State brought him accolades among his peers….

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Nursing Home Evictions Are On the Rise

March 16th, 2018

Many nursing home actually evict residents after their better-paying Medicare coverage ends and replaced by Medicaid that pays at much lower rates. As an example, after Debra Blansfield had the lower half of her leg amputated, her nursing home where she was recovering told her that insurance would no longer pay – it was time…

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Panera Bread recalling cream cheese products.

Panera Bread is recalling cream cheese products. Call Fellows Hymowitz, Because the Right Lawyers Make a Real Difference. February 1st, 2018

There has been a national Panera Bread voluntary recall of cream cheese products from its bakery/café’s. This includes 14 locations in the Hudson Valley after one of the cafés showed listeria contamination. The organism is called listeria monocytogenes. It can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in children and the elderly and those with compromised…

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing Home December 1st, 2017

Think carefully before you select a nursing home.  A congressional committee recently released a report revealing that 1 in 3 nursing homes in the United States have been cited for abuse of residents.  Nursing home abuse and neglect was reported 9,000 times over two years according to a report of the Special Investigations Division of…

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