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people walking on a slippery road in the winter

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 »

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 »

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.

Snowy winter road conditions.

Flurry of Late Winter Accidents Shows Need for Caution While Driving New York Roads

By Basch & Keegan |

While spring has officially sprung, dangerous winter weather continues to plague Orange and Ulster County roadways, leading to a recent rash of car accidents. A wet snow that fell on the first official day of spring led to over ten accidents in the region. Orange County officials reported numerous fender benders along I-84. One… Read More »

23 car pile-up accident in Orange County, NY, image courtesy of ABC News, http://abc7ny.com/traffic/23-vehicles-involved-in-massive-chain-reaction-pileup-in-orange-county/544147/

Dangerous Road Conditions Lead to 23-Car Pile-up in New York’s Orange County

By Basch & Keegan |

A massive pile-up in Orange County, New York shut down the highway for hours on March 4th. The incident, occurring during the morning rush hour in Greenville, New York, involved ten commercial vehicles and 13 passenger vehicles. The road remained jammed for many hours after the original crash. Authorities investigating the accident say that… Read More »