Tag Archives: wrongful death

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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 »

Construction Accidents Rising in New York

By Basch & Keegan |

Kingston personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan talk about the reasons why safety is down & construction accidents are up in New York in 2015.

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Serious Saugerties Car Accident Results in Death of Four

By Basch & Keegan |

A tragic accident in the Ulster County town of Saugerties resulted in the death of four, and spinal injuries for the car’s driver, as well as a great deal of property damage. The group, four men in their twenties and the 19-year-old female driver of the Honda Civic, was traveling from a shift at… 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 »

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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 »

Dump Truck and School Bus Collide, Leaving One Dead

By Basch & Keegan |

A truck/bus collision in the Orange County town of Wallkill between a dump truck and a school bus has resulted in the death of the driver of the school bus. Raymond Lucca Sr., 69, of Walden, had just dropped off his bus load of students and was heading east along State Route 211. The… Read More »

Group Traveling to Religious Retreat Involved in Fatal Crash in Wawarsing

By Basch & Keegan |

A group of seven church members traveling in a church van from Brooklyn to the Dutchess County Honors Haven Resort in Ellenville were involved in a vehicle crash. Three of the passengers of the van, all members of a Brooklyn Seventh Day Adventist church, were killed in the crash. While investigations remain ongoing, preliminary… Read More »

Ulster County Law Enforcement and Rail Operator Educate Community on Crossing Safety

By Basch & Keegan |

Over the past ten years, the town of Ulster has seen some eight accidents involving pedestrians and trains. When adding in those pedestrian train accidents occurring in Kingston, Saugerties, and throughout Ulster County, officials estimate that nearly 20 such accidents have occurred. In order to stem the occurrence of such accidents, police agencies in… Read More »