Author Archives: John DeGasperis

Erin Andrews – Privacy & Emotional Distress

By John DeGasperis |

A Nashville jury awarded sportscaster Erin Andrews over $50 million dollars for emotional distress and a violation of privacy rights. The lawsuit was against the Marriott Hotel chain and Ms. Andrew’s stalker. The stalker had specifically requested the Marriott allow him to stay in a room adjacent to Ms. Andrew’s, from where he secretly videotaped… Read More »

Black modern car view of side from back to front on a country dirt road.

The Legal Considerations of Auto Technology Advances

By John DeGasperis |

The NY Times recently published an article entitled End of the Road May Be Near for Side Mirrors. This article was interesting to me because it reminds me of the many advancements made in vehicle safety over the course of the last thirty years, as well as the effects those safety improvements have had on… Read More »

A woman on the ground after a slip and slip, trip, and fall accident on the sidewalk.

Q&A: Fall at a Federal Building – Is There a Basis for a Lawsuit?

By John DeGasperis |

Question: Last Thursday I fell at a federal building in Kingston, NY. I didn’t break any bones but I got quite sick. I have a large bruise on my right arm my knee right is painful. My back is hurting again. In the past I suffered from sciatica. I bumped my head on the… Read More »

An image of a work boot about to slip on a banana peel.

Q&A: What Should I Do if I Slip and Fall Over Debris Left Out on Private Property and Broke My Wrist?

By John DeGasperis |

Slip and fall cases are common, especially during the winter months in the New York Hudson Valley area. From the moment an incident happens – that is the time to do some simple things to ensure that your injuries, the site of the accident, and witness information are well documented. In addition, it needs to be reported properly. It is… Read More »

Head-On Crashes are Often Serious or Even Fatal

By John DeGasperis |

Kingston personal injury lawyers Basch & Keegan discuss serious head-on crash of Albany woman & danger of head-on collisions.

Cut Down on the Risk of Fire in Your Home

By John DeGasperis |

Kingston insurance claim & property damage attorneys Basch & Keegan talk about how to cut down on the risk of fire in your home.

Photo of vehicle in front-end car accident.

The Five Most Important Items to Bring With You When Consulting With a Car Accident Lawyer

By John DeGasperis |

Your car is wrecked; your body aches; you’ve got medical bills; and the insurance company keeps calling you and sending you paperwork in the mail.  You’re naturally feeling a little overwhelmed by everything that’s going on so you decide to get free legal advice from a lawyer in Kingston about your rights as a car accident victim. Here is a… Read More »