Category Archives: Information and TIps

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 »

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 »

motorcycle tips

8 Motorcycle Safety Tips for Beginner Riders

By Basch & Keegan |

You just received your motorcycle license – congrats! Riding on the open road on your new bike can be exhilarating, freeing, and even relaxing. However, it can also be extremely dangerous to newbies and life threatening if the proper precautions aren’t taken. As a new rider, you know that you should always wear the… Read More »

Car tire blowout, very flat tire.

Tire Blowouts Can Lead to Car Crashes

By Basch & Keegan |

Tire blowouts are one of the leading causes of car accidents. Blowouts can occur for a wide variety of reasons, including: low tire pressure, damage from an object on the road or from a hazardous road condition, over-inflation, excessive weight load, damage from excessive use, or defects in the tire’s design or manufacture. The… Read More »

Five Ways to Get Your Car Ready for Winter Weather

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan discuss ways to get your car ready for winter weather driving to stay safe & avoid car accidents.

Keep Safe on the Road During the Holidays

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan remind drivers to keep safe on the road during the Winter holidays to avoid serious car crash accidents.

Hitting a Deer in the Hudson Valley

By Basch & Keegan |

Kingston & Albany personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan discuss vehicle safety & dangers of striking a deer while driving in the Hudson Valley.

Caring for a Loved One with a Traumatic Brain Injury

By Basch & Keegan |

It can be overwhelming to figure out how to care for an injured loved one after a serious car accident, as well as keep up with everyday responsibilities such as work or child care. Caring for a family member with a brain injury can be even more challenging. Below is a brief overview of… Read More »

Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes Can Be Unnecessary and Dangerous

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan talk about how use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes may be unnecessary & dangerous.