Recent Blog Posts

Dog Bite Victim Gets Compensated for Permanent Injuries

By John Ricci |

Maureen A. Keegan, Esq recently negotiated a $475,000 settlement on behalf of a client in the case of a vicious dog attack. The victim, a Saugerties woman, was visiting a friend’s home when the attack occurred. Maureen’s client was aware of the animal’s vicious propensities and had asked the homeowner to restrain the animal prior to her visit…. Read More »

Derek Spada

Spada’s Persistence Prevails Again!

By Basch & Keegan |

Attorney Derek Spada LOST an appeal, but didn’t give up! Derek is renowned for his winning track record and his most recent verdict was no different. Our client, who resides in Saugerties, was injured in a car accident and unable to work. His insurance company, GEICO, refused to pay for his lost earnings and… Read More »

Health Alliance Slammed With $801,000 Jury Verdict in Negligence Case

By Basch & Keegan |

An Ulster County jury found Health Alliance negligent in a brutal assault committed on the hospital’s Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston, New York. The jury verdict awarded compensation for the female plaintiff in excess of $800,000.00. The plaintiff, a 69 year-old Ulster County woman, was represented by attorney John A. DeGasperis, who practices law… Read More »

Motorcycle Riding on Road

If You Don’t Look Twice – You Might Miss A Motorcyclist!

By Basch & Keegan |

Distracted driving has increased the number of motorcycle accidents. The weather in Upstate New York has finally broken, just in time for “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While the rate of motor vehicle related fatalities has declined in recent years due to increased safety components, the number of motorcyclists injured or killed each year continues… Read More »

Medical Supplies

Handling Accidents Correctly. Would you know what to do?

By Basch & Keegan |

Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, to even the most careful person. Most people are in shock if they have witnessed an accident or are a victim themselves and may be at a loss for how to handle the situation. Would you know what to do if you or a loved one was injured? Basch… Read More »

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 »

John A. DeGasperis leaning and looking professional

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 »

Eli B. Basch Honored as Champion of Justice

By Basch & Keegan |

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley hosted its first ever Ulster Partners in Justice Reception on Thursday, November 9, 2017 to honor Eli B. Basch, his law firm, Basch & Keegan, LLP and Rondout Savings Bank as Champions of Justice. The Champion of Justice award is presented by Legal Services of the Hudson Valley… Read More »

John Degasperis getting ready for a big case in the courtroom

Basch & Keegan Settles Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Basch & Keegan |

Attorneys John A. DeGasperis and Eli B. Basch negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of an Albany County woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to hospital and physician malpractice. This case was headed up by Basch & Keegan’s junior associate, and rising star attorney, John A. DeGasperis.   The firm… Read More »

man using phone to search social media

Dos and Don’ts: Social Media Use During Your Lawsuit

By Basch & Keegan |

As soon as a lawsuit is filed, the defense will be scouring the internet for evidence to use against you. They will look for your social media pages and those of your friends, family, and coworkers. They will try to find unfavorable photos or posts where you are tagged, perhaps unknowingly. The defense will… Read More »