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Handling Accidents Correctly. Would you know what to do?

By David Nolan |

Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, to even the most careful person. Most people are in shock if they have witnessed an accident or are a victim themselves and may be at a loss for how to handle the situation. Would you know what to do if you or a loved one was injured? Basch… Read More »

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3 Most Important Steps if You Slip and Fall on Ice This Winter

By Basch & Keegan |

Ice and snow are common this time of year in Upstate New York. These winter conditions are the main causes of slip and fall accidents during winter months. According to the lawyers at Basch & Keegan, most slip-and-fall accidents are preventable and they occur because the property owner acts negligently. Within the first month… Read More »

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Planet Fitness Violates Public Health Law Resulting in Montgomery County Man’s Death

By Basch & Keegan |

Basch & Keegan LLP gives surviving family a second chance. Wrongful death lawsuits are not only about recovering damages for family members who have lost loved ones to tragedy. These cases also serve to protect the general public by holding corporations and other wrongdoers accountable for their negligent acts. Whether it be a product… Read More »

Eli B. Basch Honored as Champion of Justice

By Basch & Keegan |

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 »

John Degasperis getting ready for a big case in the courtroom

Basch & Keegan Settles Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Basch & Keegan |

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 »

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

By Basch & Keegan |

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?

By Basch & Keegan |

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 »