Latest Legal News Image

Latest Legal News

UPDATE: Victim identified in Robert Moses Causeway Car Wreck

January 24, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(LONG ISLAND, January 2020) — The victim in the fatal car wreck on the Robert Moses Causeway has recently been identified. The crash occurred around 6:40 AM on Thursday on the southbound portion of the bridge in Suffolk County.

Continue Reading: UPDATE: Victim identified in Robert Moses Causeway Car Wreck

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge Reopened Following Crash

January 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) Around 4:30 a.m. this morning, a cement truck and trailer carrying live stock crash on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. According to ABC7, the accident caused Brooklyn bound upper decks to be closed and created delays in Staten Island.

Continue Reading: Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge Reopened Following Crash

Additional Info: Truck Accidents

Car Crashes Into dealership Following Fatal Shooting

January 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Continue Reading: Car Crashes Into dealership Following Fatal Shooting

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Fatal car accident reported on the Robert Moses Causeway

January 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(LONG ISLAND, January 2020) — One person was killed in a car accident on the Robert Moses Causeway on Thursday. The crash occurred between Montauk Highway and Ocean Parkway. The roads were shut down for five hours after the accident, but have since re-opened. 

Continue Reading: Fatal car accident reported on the Robert Moses Causeway

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Three-vehicle accident leads to traffic on Long Island Expressway

January 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(LONG ISLAND, January 2020) — A three-vehicle car accident shut down lanes on the Long Island Expressway early Thursday morning.

Continue Reading: Three-vehicle accident leads to traffic on Long Island Expressway

Additional Info: Car Accidents

BREAKING: Lane closures on George Washington Bridge

January 23, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — All lanes on the George Washington Bridge westbound have been closed due to construction. The closure extends from Lower Trans Manhattan Expressway and to the New York Side/Lower Level, according to the New York Department of Transportation.

Continue Reading: BREAKING: Lane closures on George Washington Bridge

Additional Info: New York

Car crashes into tree in Staten Island

January 22, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — A car crashed into a tree on Staten Island on Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4:22 PM at Arthur Kill Road. Authorities have not yet released any details about the accident and it is not yet known at this time if anyone was hurt. 

Continue Reading: Car crashes into tree in Staten Island

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Queens Hit And Run Driver Convicted of Manslaughter

January 22, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Continue Reading: Queens Hit And Run Driver Convicted of Manslaughter

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Man suffering from head trauma after crash on Southern State Parkway

January 22, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(LONG ISLAND, January 2020) — 21-year-old Gerson E. Rauda-Garcia was driving eastbound in his 2005 Honda Civic Del-Sol when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into multiple trees alongside the Southern State Parkway on Sunday night.

Continue Reading: Man suffering from head trauma after crash on Southern State Parkway

Additional Info: Car Accidents

NYPD officer injured in hit-and-run accident in the East Village

January 22, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — A NYPD police officer was injured in a hit-and-run accident in the East Village on Tuesday night. 45-year-old Franklin Liz was driving on Houston Street when he slammed into a cop car.

Continue Reading: NYPD officer injured in hit-and-run accident in the East Village

Additional Info: Car Accidents

5 Car Crash in Jericho Causes Multiple Injuries

January 21, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Continue Reading: 5 Car Crash in Jericho Causes Multiple Injuries

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Victims awarded $320K after Brooklyn car wreck

January 21, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — A driver and her passenger were awarded $320,000 for injuries they sustained after being hit on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn in 2016. Ilene DeGregorio was driving westbound on the parkway when she was hit by a 2002 Honda driven by Abdelhadi Elhashash.

Continue Reading: Victims awarded $320K after Brooklyn car wreck

Additional Info: Car Accidents

New Jersey Police Officer Committed Suicide Following Car Crash

January 21, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Continue Reading: New Jersey Police Officer Committed Suicide Following Car Crash

Additional Info: Car Accidents

MTA bus runs over Citi bike station in Manhattan

January 21, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — Around 8 AM on Sunday morning, a Metropolitan Transit Authority bus slammed into a Citi bike station at the intersection of 95th Street and Columbus Avenue. No one was injured in the crash, but a photo taken at the scene shows the station was badly damaged. 

Continue Reading: MTA bus runs over Citi bike station in Manhattan

Additional Info: Bus Accidents

Vehicle slams into home in Staten Island

January 21, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — Firefighters responded to a call at the 400th block of St. Paul's Avenue on Saturday evening. A vehicle slammed into a private home around 5:18 PM that night and emergency crews had to remove the car from the home.

Continue Reading: Vehicle slams into home in Staten Island

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Police officer in critical condition following car wreck in Queens

January 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — A car wreck in Queens left an off-duty police officer in critical condition this weekend. Authorities say the officer's vehicle was t-boned by another car at the intersection of Nashville Boulevard and Lucas Street around midnight on Saturday.

Continue Reading: Police officer in critical condition following car wreck in Queens

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Man Arrested Almost a Year after Fatally Hitting Woman

January 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) A Brooklyn man, Justin Guillaume, was arrested on charges including man slaughter nearly a year after fatally hitting another driver, 63-year-old real estate agent Patricia Lancaster. According to the Gothamist, the then 19-year-old driver hit Lancaster at the intersection of East 56th Street and Avenue J on March 30th, 2019. Guillaume's additional charges include reckless endangerment, not stopping at a red light, and speeding. 

Continue Reading: Man Arrested Almost a Year after Fatally Hitting Woman

Additional Info: Car Accidents

8 injured in 15-car pileup on the Bronx River Parkway

January 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — The snow lead to a massive car pile-up in the Bronx Expressway on Saturday. According to police, fifteen cars slid to a stop on the southbound lane of the Bronx River Parkway near East 233rd Street.

Continue Reading: 8 injured in 15-car pileup on the Bronx River Parkway

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Man arrested for driving stolen vehicle after accident in Brooklyn

January 20, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — An unidentified driver was traveling down State Street near Bond Street in Brooklyn in a red Honda Civic on Saturday morning when he t-boned another vehicle after speeding through a previous intersection. The t-boned vehicle then slammed into two other parked cars.

Continue Reading: Man arrested for driving stolen vehicle after accident in Brooklyn

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Woman killed by MTA bus in Brooklyn

January 17, 2020 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

(NEW YORK, January 2020) — A Metropolitan Transit Authority bus struck and killed a woman in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brookyln on Thursday. According to authorities, the woman had missed her stop and the driver of the bus, a B-41 bus, attempted to pull over at Flatlands and Flatbush. The woman then forced open the doors of the bus as it was moving. She then hit a pole and fell out of the bus and was run over.

Continue Reading: Woman killed by MTA bus in Brooklyn

Additional Info: Car Accidents

Recognized Leadership