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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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Dangers Of The Daily Commute

By Stephen Wagner III

From the Bronx to Staten Island, millions of New Yorkers are potentially exposed to the dangers presented by one of the most expansive and sprawling public transportation systems on the planet. Just last week, a woman was gravely injured when she fell on the subway tracks at the Gun Hill Road station in the Bronx. She…

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…

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, April 15, 2016

Family Poisoned By Toxic Pesticides While On Vacation

By Louis Grandelli

A Delaware family became gravely ill during a routine vacation to St. John in the U.S. Virgin Island. During their stay at the Siren USA resort, the family was exposed to the pesticide methyl bromide. The exposure caused the family to suffer severe nerve damage, forcing some into medically induced comas for weeks in order…

Friday, April 1, 2016

Foreseeability Is Key To Demonstrating Liability in An Injury Case

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Personal Injury

To prevail in a personal injury suit, one requirement a plaintiff bears is proving that the defendant’s conduct was a substantial factor in causing of the events which produced the plaintiff’s injury. Essentially, a plaintiff need demonstrate that the risk of injury from the defendant’s conduct was foreseeable. Without the foreseeability that a defendant’s actions…

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…

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