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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 »

Jeep Rolls Over, Injuring Driver

By Basch & Keegan |

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 »

Two-Car Accident in Town of Ulster Causes Injuries

By Basch & Keegan |

An accident in the town of Ulster sent three women to the hospital. Dolores M. Anderson, 28, of Kingston, was driving a 2010 Hyundai with a passenger, Erica Petramale, 38, also of Kingston. Anderson was merging onto Route 209 near the U.S. Route 9W overpass, and in the course of doing so hit the… Read More »

Intersection Site of Two Accidents in One Day

By Basch & Keegan |

One Rhinebeck intersection was the site of two separate car accidents on Wednesday, July 15, and at least four people involved required hospitalization. The accidents occurred at the intersection of state Route 9G, Kalina Drive, and state Route 199 in the Dutchess County town. The first incident occurred at 2:14 p.m., when the Rhinebeck… Read More »

Woman Dies, Three Children Injured in Taconic Parkway Crash

By Basch & Keegan |

A solo car crash has led to the death of one woman and injuries to four others. On July 16, Nancy Sullivan, 57, of Papua New Guinea was driving north on the Taconic State Parkway in LaGrange, New York. At approximately 9:50 p.m., the 2016 Kia Sportage she was driving left the roadway and… Read More »

Family Home Damaged by Two-Car Crash

By Basch & Keegan |

The home of a family in Niskayuna, New York was damaged under unusual circumstances when a crash moved from the street into their house. At 2 pm in the afternoon of July 3rd, Paul Avery and his wife were backing their Volkswagen sedan out of their driveway on Albany Avenue. While doing so, a… Read More »

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Remain Aware of Safety Issues While Bicycling This Summer

By Basch & Keegan |

As we reach the height of summer and the sun stays up later, many Hudson Valley residents and visitors from out of town will take to the street on two wheels. While bicycling can be a fun way to commute while getting exercise, it is important to be aware of safety concerns while on… Read More »

Man Dies While Driving Motorhome at Speedway

By Basch & Keegan |

A recent demolition derby event turned deadly for one of the drivers. Shawn Rivers, 43, of Castleton, New York, was killed while racing a Winnebago at the Lebanon Valley Speedway. Rivers was participating in the annual “Eve of Destruction” event at the Speedway, driving a motorhome around the track in the event featuring a… Read More »

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Young Man Dies after Minor Traffic Accident

By Basch & Keegan |

A young man from Hopewell Junction suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a car on June 29th. Lorenzo Gallardo-Vligen, 19, was involved in a minor two-car crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers, involving property damage to the cars. Gallardo-Vligen exited the car in which he was riding as a passenger immediately… Read More »