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Basch & Keegan Personal Injury Lawyers Work Together For $775,000 RSD Lawsuit Settlement

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What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome? The personal injury lawyers at Basch & Keegan handle hundreds of car accident cases every year. The severity of injuries can vary from minor soft-tissue strains to serious, life threatening injuries or conditions such as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Syndrome, also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)… Read More »

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Three Hospitalized After Two-Car Crash

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A recent two-car accident on Ulster Avenue sent a driver and her two passengers to the hospital. On Wednesday, August 5, Amber Ostoyic of Saugerties, who was traveling north on Ulster Avenue, attempted to turn left into the Hoffman Car Wash in the town of Ulster. It appears that in doing so, she failed… Read More »

Jeep Rolls Over, Injuring Driver

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A Waterford man has been hospitalized after a rollover crash. 33-year-old Ryan Meagher was driving his Jeep Wrangler south on Route 9 in Livingston at around 10 am on July 30. While driving, he dropped the cigarette he was smoking, causing him to become distracted from focusing on the road. Subsequently, the Jeep left… Read More »

New York State Police Issue Over 17,000 Tickets During “Operation Hang Up”

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The New York State Police issued 17,447 tickets from April 10th through April 15th as part of “Operation Hang Up” – a new initiative aimed at targeting distracted drivers. Of the more than 17,000 tickets issued, 2,752 were for using a cell phone or texting while driving, leading authorities to classify the initiative as… Read More »

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Authorities in Hudson Valley Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

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April has been deemed “Distracted Driving Month.” In order to draw attention to the dangers of driving while using a portable electronic device, New York State Police have launched a week-long campaign to crack down on distracted driving and will be issuing a greater than average number of tickets for the offense. A similar… Read More »