Author Archives: Basch & Keegan

Eli B. Basch Honored as Champion of Justice

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Legal Services of the Hudson Valley hosted its first ever Ulster Partners in Justice Reception on Thursday, November 9, 2017 to honor Eli B. Basch, his law firm, Basch & Keegan, LLP and Rondout Savings Bank as Champions of Justice. The Champion of Justice award is presented by Legal Services of the Hudson Valley… Read More »

Basch & Keegan Settles Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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Attorneys John A. DeGasperis and Eli B. Basch negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of an Albany County woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to hospital and physician malpractice. This case was headed up by Basch & Keegan’s junior associate, and rising star attorney, John A. DeGasperis.   The firm… Read More »

Dos and Don’ts: Social Media Use During Your Lawsuit

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As soon as a lawsuit is filed, the defense will be scouring the internet for evidence to use against you. They will look for your social media pages and those of your friends, family, and coworkers. They will try to find unfavorable photos or posts where you are tagged, perhaps unknowingly. The defense will… Read More »

Rule Allows Residents & Families to Sue Nursing Homes for Abuse & Neglect

By Basch & Keegan |

Last fall, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a broad revision of nursing home regulations. The goal? To help improve care for the country’s 1.4 million nursing home residents. Some of the revised regulations include: Strengthening the residents’ control over important decisions in their lives. For example, the rules allow people to… Read More »

Basch & Keegan Sponsors Shamrock Run in Kingston, NY

By Basch & Keegan |

We are pleased to sponsor the 2017 Shamrock Run in Kingston, NY! Sunday, March 12th 2017: The Shamrock Run is a 2-mile Family Fun Run that leads the St. Patrick’s Parade down Broadway. The run starts at Academy Green and ends at the foot of Broadway in the Rondout district. This event brings Kingstonians… Read More »

Construction Site Accidents: Who Can I Sue for My Injuries?

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According to OSHA, 1 in 10 construction workers are injured every single year on the job site. Out of 4,386 worker fatalities in private industries during the calendar year of 2014, 20.5% were in construction. The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by electrocution, struck… Read More »

Slipped on “Black Ice,” You Say? Well, Don’t Say It.

By Basch & Keegan |

The phrase “black ice” is often used by slip and fall victims when explaining how their accident happened or describing their injuries to a medical professional. We know that property owners are responsible for maintaining their property after the accumulation of ice or snow, but “black ice” cases can present unique legal challenges. What… Read More »

Basch & Keegan Sponsors New Year’s Eve Firework Display in Uptown Kingston

By Basch & Keegan |

KINGSTON, NY (December 21, 2016): Kingston’s personal injury law firm Basch and Keegan, LLP is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year the firm will sponsor a New Year’s Eve firework display for the Uptown Kingston New Year’s Eve Celebration on December 31, 2016. The grandiose light show, set off from the… Read More »

Falls From Height in The Construction Industry: The Scaffold Law & How It Can Help You

By Basch & Keegan |

It’s no surprise that construction sites are dangerous work environments. In fact, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the U.S. Falls from elevated work positions, such as scaffolding or ladders, are the number one leading cause of death in the construction industry. But what happens if you’re injured on the… Read More »

A Big Win for The Rights of the Elderly & Their Families

By Basch & Keegan |

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule that prohibits any nursing home that receives federal funding from requiring that its residents resolve any disputes in arbitration, instead of in court, according to a recent New York Times article.  This rule, as issued by… Read More »