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 10, 2018

Rideshare Accident – Insurance Coverage for Uber Accidents in New York

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Car Accidents

Rideshare Accident & Injury New York has seen a major increase in the use of TNC (“transportation network company”) services as a means of transportation. Among the most widely used TNC “rideshare” companies is Uber. What happens when an Uber driver or an Uber passenger, or both, get injured in a rideshare accident in New…

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

GM Announces Plan To Mass Produce Self-Driving Cars

By Benjamin Zepnick
Posted in Car Accidents

This week at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors announced its intention to roll out a new generation of driverless motor vehicles by 2019. These new self-driving cars, which lack steering wheels and pedals, will be deployed as ride-hailing vehicles in numerous cities throughout the United States. Whether or not GM’s driverless cars will be…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Distracted Driving Causing More Accidents

By Benjamin Zepnick
Posted in Car Accidents

According to a recent study released by the University of Utah, driver’s utilizing their car’s built-in navigation system are more distracting than driver’s who are texting. Driving while using other in-vehicle information systems such as MP3 players, radios, cellphones, and messaging devices, is equally as dangerous, the study found. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found…

Friday, September 22, 2017

Charter Bus Accident Kills 3 In Queens, New York

By Benjamin Zepnick

On Monday, two buses collided in a major motor vehicle accident that killed three people and left many others injured. Video taken at the intersection of Main Street and Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens, shows a Dahlia Travel charter bus speeding through a red light at 58 miles an hour and crashing into the rear end of…

Friday, May 19, 2017

Woman Killed By Sanitation Vehicle in Manhattan

By Stephen Wagner III
Posted in Car Accidents

A 60-year-old woman was struck and killed by a sanitation truck in Greenwich Village, New York, this week. According to the New York Post, the woman was crossing Sixth Avenue at its intersection with West 8th Street at the time. She was dragged under the truck and crushed by its tires. According to a witness…

Friday, December 16, 2016

Driving Tired As Dangerous As Driving Drunk

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, found that sleeping just a two hours less than usual can double an individual’s risk of getting into a motor vehicle accident. Missing three hours quadruples that risk, and those who slept less than four hours had eleven times the risk of getting into…

Friday, October 28, 2016

Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise As Man Killed in Queens

By Louis Grandelli

A 79-year old man was struck and killed by an SUV as he crossed the street in Queens this past Sunday Night. The pedestrian was crossing at Northern Boulevard and Prince Street in Flushing around 6:00p.m. when he was hit by a Ford Explorer driven by a 56-year old woman. The driver remained at the…

Friday, September 23, 2016

New York City Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Car

By Louis Grandelli

An elderly Upper East Side resident was struck and killed by an SUV on East 71st Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan this week. Lee Strong, 83, was beginning to cross at the southwest corner of the intersection when a reckless driver stopped his Chevrolet Traverse in the intersection and began reversing in order to…

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Cyclists’ Deaths in NYC Rise in 2016

By Louis Grandelli

A bicyclist was killed during his routine morning ride last week in Queens, New York. Michael Schenkman was killed when he was struck by a young motorist while riding on Northern Boulevard in Queens at 6:30a.m. The particular area where Mr. Schenkman was killed is known as one of the most dangerous roadways for pedestrians…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pokémon Go App Causing Unexpected Accidents and Injuries

By Louis Grandelli

On Wednesday July 6th 2016, the much anticipated release of Pokémon Go finally came. The game allows players to “capture” Pokémon in real world situations. The game has taken the New York City area by storm. With already over 15 million downloads nationwide, the new app is overflowing with success. However this early success has…

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