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


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.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Self-Driving Car Fails, Killing Driver

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

Although the introduction of self-driving automobiles comes with the advantage of eliminating human error in operating a vehicle, it appears that these cars are not without flaws. On May 7th, the first self-driving car fatality occurred when a driver of a Tesla S sports car died in collision in Williston, Florida while using the vehicle’s…

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Star Trek Actor Tragically Killed By Faulty Jeep Gearshift

By Benjamin Zepnick

On Sunday, June 19th, actor, Anton Yelchin, was found by friends, crushed between his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and his home mailbox, after not arriving for rehearsal earlier that day. Yelchin, best known for his most recent role in the Star Trek movies, is said to have died within a minute of his car rolling…

Friday, May 13, 2016

Snapchat May Be Liable For Accidents Caused By Users

By Louis Grandelli

With the rising popularity of the social media app, Snapchat, comes the potential for a wave of lawsuits implicating the photo and video sharing app. Attorneys have recently set up web sites, and sent out press releases detailing Snapchat’s involvement in certain motor vehicle accidents. Particularly at issue, are the app’s “speed filter”, which allows…

Friday, April 29, 2016

‘Textalyzer’ Being Developed To Deter Texting While Driving

By Louis Grandelli

Distracted driving has become an increasingly dangerous problem for drivers. According to the National Safety Council, nearly 330,000 injuries occur each year as a result of texting while driving. Indeed, drivers who text are six times more likely to cause an accident when compared to driving while drunk. This is, in part, a result of…

Friday, March 25, 2016

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Wins Appeal Expanding Employer’s Liability for Employee’s Negligence

By Louis Grandelli

Ari R. Lieberman, an associate of Louis Grandelli, P.C., recently won an appeal in the case of Hormigas v. Village East Towers, et al., which is precedent-setting in expanding plaintiff’s rights to sue companies for the negligence of its employees. The plaintiff, Gregorio Hormigas, was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Queens when he was…

Friday, March 11, 2016

Crazy Taxi Driver Hits Cyclist, Car, Pedestrian & Building In One Accident

By Louis Grandelli

Earlier this week, an New York City cabbie caused mayhem when his taxi hit a bicyclist, an SUV, a pedestrian in the crosswalk, and a building, all at the intersection of 1st Avenue and 33rd Street in Manhattan. The impatient hack was speeding up and trying to move around the cars in front of him,…

Friday, February 26, 2016

50 Car Pile Up in Pennsylvania a Reminder of Dangers of Winter-Time Driving

By Louis Grandelli

Earlier this month, on a Saturday morning, multiple fatalities were reported as a result of a massive 50 car pile up on Interstate 78 in Central Pennsylvania. As a result of the accident, cars and trucks were tangled together across three lanes and the snow-covered median. This accident serves as a reminder of the unique…

Friday, January 29, 2016

Plaintiff Withdraws GM Ignition Switch Case After Getting Caught in a Lie

By Louis Grandelli

The GM ignition key switch case took an unexpected turn last week when the lead plaintiff, Robert Schuer, withdrew his case. The decision comes on the eve of trial after accusations that Mr. Schuer and his wife had lied in Court. Mr. Schuer had claimed that as a result of an accident, in which his…

Friday, January 22, 2016

What To Do If You’re In A Car Accident During This Weekend’s Storm

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

Hopefully this weekend you’re able to stay inside, stay dry, and avoid having to drive anywhere. However, if you are on the roads this weekend, and get involved in a car accident, it’s important you do the following: – Contact the police; – Make sure they create a police report that includes your version of…

Friday, January 15, 2016

US Government and Auto Industry To Announce Agreement On New Safety Measures

By Louis Grandelli

The U.S. government and a group of auto manufacturers will be unveiling a voluntary agreement at the Detroit auto show today in an attempt to improve auto safety standards and create changes within auto companies to ensure safety remains a top priority in the manufacturing of vehicles. The agreement comes after a record year in…

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