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Long Island’s Top Rated Law Firms in 2016

Our firm was featured in the Legal Leaders section of Newsday on March 31, 2016 as being honored as one of Long Island’s top rated law firms in 2016.  All four of our partners all are Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV rated which is the highest rating for skills and ethics. All four of our partners, along… Read More »

Do Roundabouts Actually Make Intersections Safer?

Roundabouts are popping up on roadways across the nation under the premise that they reduce congestion at intersections and decrease the number of serious injuries from auto accidents. However, research from the Albany Times Union has revealed the number of collisions actually increased in Albany and other New York cities after roundabouts were installed. The… Read More »

Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Bus

A recent accident in downtown Manhattan has underscored the importance of paying attention for both drivers and pedestrians. A bus headed to Staten Island during rush hour reportedly hit a 90-year-old woman, who was left in critical condition. The driver of the bus was not charged with any violation. In recent years, the New York… Read More »

Recent Motorcycle Accident Highlights Importance of Safety

A recent motorcycle accident on Long Island resulted in the death of a 27-year-old rider, highlighting the importance of safety and awareness for all drivers. The motorcyclist involved in the accident reportedly attempted to make a left-hand turn into a parking lot when he was struck by a minivan headed in the opposite direction. The… Read More »

New York Sees Increase in Fatal Construction Accidents

According to recent reports, New York City has seen an increase in fatal construction accidents this year, with as many people dying in these accident already in 2015 as those who passed away in all of 2014.  The number of non-fatal construction-related accidents is also on the rise, with 2014 seeing a 24 percent increase… Read More »

Firm Update: Edward W. Jakubowski, Esq (1939-2015)

We are sad to announce the passing of Edward W. Jakubowski, Esq. Our condolences to his wife, Wanda, and his sons, Eddie (Lisa) and Matthew. If anyone would like information with regard to wake and funeral services, please contact our office. Thank you.

Family of Woman Murdered in Long Island Settles Wrongful Death Suit

The family of a Long Island teacher who was the victim of a grisly crime has decided to settle its wrongful death suit against a mental health facility located in upstate New York. Denice Fox was a 57-year-old retired teacher living in a gated community in Glen Cove, Long Island. Just across the street, Evan… Read More »

Drunk Driver Arrested After Fatal Long Island Accident

A woman in Long Island was arrested for driving under the influence in the early hours of March 13 after she allegedly caused a car accident that killed another driver. Suffolk County police say that the suspect, 36-year-old Natalia Simmons, was driving north on Route 25A in her 2013 Nissan Rogue when she steered her… Read More »

Long Island Motorcyclist Killed After Running Over Pothole

Police from the eastern part of Long Island say a motorcyclist died from his injuries after he hit a pothole on Reeves Avenue. When friends of the victim from his motorcycle club went to the accident scene to see what could have led to his accident, they discovered a road that was covered with potholes…. Read More »

Woman Arrested After Fleeing Scene of Fatal Accident

Law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of a 57-year-old woman who has been charged with fleeing the scene of an accident in Deer Park, Long Island. The woman, Irene Caldarero, had been driving on Deer Park Avenue one Saturday evening when she allegedly struck a woman crossing the road. Rather than stopping and staying… Read More »