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, April 14, 2017

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Obtains $1 Million for Staten Island Construction Worker

By Leigh Eskenasi

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently obtained a $1 million settlement for a Staten Island construction worker who was injured at a construction site in Manhattan. The settlement was obtained by Louis Grandelli and Ari Lieberman during a mediation following the close of discovery. The plaintiff, a tile setter, was injured while working at the Fulton…

Friday, March 24, 2017

Amtrak Train Derails at NY Penn Station

By Leigh Eskenasi

This morning, at approximately 9 a.m., an Amtrak train derailed at Penn Station in New York City. The Amtrak Acela Express 2151 had been bound for Washington D.C., when it derailed and hit a New Jersey Transit passenger train. The impact caused a window on the train to blow out and significant damage to the…

Friday, February 10, 2017

NYC Doorman Killed In Slip and Fall During Snow Storm

By Stephen Wagner III

A doorman was tragically killed on the Upper East Side while shoveling snow during the snowstorm this week. In what the New York Post dubbed a freak accident, Miguel Gonzalez, 59, slipped while he was shoveling snow, fell down a set of stairs, and had his throat slashed as he crashed through a window pane. As a…

Friday, January 20, 2017

E-Cigarette Explosions Causing Concern

By Stephen Wagner III

A New York resident was seriously injured while smoking an e-cigarette. The device, alternatively known as a vaporizer, exploded in his face. The blast knocked out his teeth, ripped a hole in his tongue, and caused his hands to be covered in burns. “It was like an M80 bomb went off in my mouth,” the man,…

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

LIRR Commuter Train Crashes

By Louis Grandelli

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed during rush hour this morning in Brooklyn, injuring 103 people. Fire Department officials stated that the train from Far Rockaway derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn when it struck a bumping block at track 6 in the terminal around 8:20 a.m., causing the first car to come off…

Friday, December 9, 2016

Baby Sisters Tragically Killed in Radiator Accident

By Stephen Wagner III

Tragedy struck a family in the Bronx this week when a faulty radiator led to the deaths of two young sisters. The sisters, Ibanez Ambrose, 2-years-old, and Scylee, one-years old, were sleeping near the radiator in their family’s apartment. A law-enforcement source told the New York Post that the cause of their deaths was “probably a…

Friday, November 4, 2016

Manhattan Fire Kills One and Destroys Building

By Stephen Wagner III
Posted in Personal Injury

A six-alarm fire ripped through an apartment building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan last week, leaving one dead and more than a dozen injured. According to the FDNY, the fire started at about 3:20 a.m. in an apartment building on East 93rd Street in Yorkville. After extinguishing the flames, firefighters found the body…

Monday, October 3, 2016

New Rule Gives Nursing Home Victims Their Day In Court

By Stephen Wagner III

The federal government has instituted a rule which will make it easier for victims of elder abuse and nursing home negligence to obtain justice. As the New York Times reports, the decision by the United States Health and Human Services Department this week forbids nursing homes that receive federal funding through Medicare and Medicaid from…

Friday, August 12, 2016

Ten Year Old Boy Killed In Waterslide Accident

By Louis Grandelli

Caleb Schwab, a 10 year boy, was fatally injured while riding the world’s tallest water slide, “Verruckt”, at a Kansas City water park. Park goers described hearing “a noise that didn’t sound like it was supposed to come from that kind of ride.” Reports state that the child’s body was thrown from his seat and…

Friday, August 5, 2016

NYC Can Be Liable For Not Providing Helmets For Citi Bikes

By Stephen Wagner III

An appellate court in New York recently held that a man who suffered brain damage after flipping his rented Citi Bike and landing on his head is free to make a claim against the City of New York that it was negligent in not providing helmets to riders. The man, 75-year-old Ronald Corwin, crashed into a concrete…

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