We are happy to announce that The Grandelli Firm will now be known as

GRANDELLI & ESKENASI

The addition of Leigh Eskenasi as a named partner recognizes his dedication to our clients, and his contributions to the numerous multi-million dollar recoveries the firm has obtained, which are among the highest in New York State.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

New York City Traffic Fatalities Increase In 2020

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

The New York City Police Department has recently reported that traffic fatalities have increased 14.9% in 2020, compared to 2019.  In 2020, there have been 224 traffic-related deaths that occurred in the City compared to a total of 195 in 2019. The family of loved ones wrongfully killed by negligent drivers are often left with…

Thursday, October 22, 2020

NYPD’s Accepted Culture Of Reckless Driving In New York Costs Taxpayers Millions Of Dollars Each Year

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Statistics from the New York State DMV show that of the 2 million vehicles present and operating in New York City, over 9 thousand are police vehicles. Accounts of reckless driving by New York police department members have increased over the years. From 2013 through August 2019, the City of New York paid out $228…

Friday, October 16, 2020

20 Year Old Pedestrian Struck and Killed By NYPD Vehicle

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

Grandelli & Eskenasi has a long history of fighting for families of the victims who were killed or catastrophically injured in tragic accidents.  In fact, our office has made new law in New York, expanding the rights of the families of those killed in accidents.  Earlier this week, 20-year-old Sofia Gomez Aguilon was killed after…

Friday, August 21, 2020

NYC Reports Record Motorist Fatalities During COVID-19 Lockdown

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

By Luiz Raible As New York City implemented its Corona Virus quarantine, the overall number of car accidents on its streets decreased.  Despite the decrease in accidents, motorist fatalities skyrocketed. This surprising trend is due to the fact that less vehicles on the road led to more speeding, a top cause of death in the…

Thursday, August 6, 2020

NYC Pulls The Plug On Moped-Sharing Company Revel After Deaths

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Recent Revel Scooter Accidents In NYC The moped-sharing company Revel announced Tuesday that it would be suspending operations in New York City following the deaths of two users. On Monday July 20, Nina Kapur, a reporter for CBS 2 NY died after a crash on her Revel scooter in Brooklyn. Kapur was a passenger on…

Friday, February 21, 2020

NYPD Implements Non-Injury Vehicle Collision Program In Staten Island

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

In order to “improve response times to serious emergencies, and save time for busy New Yorkers”, the NYPD will no longer respond to motor vehicle incidents which only involve property damage. Under the new program, drivers are not required to wait for police to respond to the scene of the accident. However, under New York…

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

New Motor Vehicle Law In NY – Medical Emergency Defense

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

Medical Emergency Defense A new law was recently signed with the goal of making roads more safe. Drivers who get into an accident allegedly caused by a personal medical condition will not be able to drive until the Department of Motor Vehicles conducts a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident and the claimed…

Thursday, October 31, 2019

West Side Highway Speed Limit Reduction – NYC Car Accidents Lawyers

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents, News

NYC Car Accident Lawyers The speed limit was reduced this month on a deadly stretch of the West Side Highway.  Speed limits along the Manhattan highway will be reduced from 35 mph to 30 mph. According to New York City and State officials, the new limits will take place on the West Side Highway south…

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

School Bus Crash with Adults with Special Needs

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

NYC Bus Accident Lawyer At least thirty people were injured last week in Brooklyn when a bus carrying adults with special needs collided head on with another vehicle. According to the New York Post, the school was heading west near Avenue U and East 61st in the Mill Basin area of Brooklyn at the time of…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Nassau County Municipal Liability

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Municipal Liability A judge in Nassau County recently approved a $25 million settled between the County and the family of a woman who was suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a car crash in 2007. The family of the victim argued that Nassau County was responsible because it knew that the “site lines” at…

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