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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.

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Pecuniary Loss: What You Need to Know

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Wrongful Death

When a loved one’s life is prematurely taken due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another, the emotional and financial toll on surviving family members can be immense. In such cases, understanding the legal concept of wrongful death in New York, and the notion of pecuniary loss becomes crucial in seeking justice and financial…

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Fatal Parking Lot Collapse in Lower Manhattan

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Tragically, on April 18th, a four-story parking garage collapsed in lower Manhattan, killing one victim. The garage, located at 57 Ann Street, had numerous prior safety violations, and inspectors were surveying the property when it collapsed at around 4 p.m on Tuesday. Emergency crews responded rapidly to the scene of the incident. Following the collapse,…

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Grieving Families Act: Vetoed by Governor Hochul

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Wrongful Death

On Monday, January 30, 2023, Governor Hochul vetoed a New York State legislative bill, dubbed the “Grieving Families Act,” which would have reformed New York’s wrongful death law which originally dates back to 1847. The Grieving Families Act received widespread acclaim in Albany where it was voted on and passed through the legislature with tremendous…

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The Grieving Families Act – Potential Changes To New York’s Wrongful Death Statute

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Wrongful Death

Following the re-election of New York State Governor, Kathy Hochul, personal injury and wrongful death attorneys are optimistic that she will sign The Grieving Families Act into law.  The new law would modernize New York’s wrongful death law providing the ability to family members of a person killed in an accident to obtain fair compensation…

Monday, October 31, 2022

Fatal Car Accident in New York Leaves Four Teenagers Dead May Be Linked to TikTok Challenge

By Leigh Eskenasi

Last week, four teenagers were killed in a car accident in New York, which may have been caused due to a social media challenge circulating on the TikTok phone application. A total of six people were in the vehicle when the collision occurred in Buffalo, New York. The four teenagers, aged 19, 17, 16, and…

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Food Delivery Worker Dies in Brooklyn Motor Vehicle Collision

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

A 30-year-old food delivery worker, Daniel Vidal, died earlier this month while performing a delivery in Brooklyn. According to police, the delivery worker was driving his motorcycle on Morgan Avenue in East Williamsburg on Thursday, August 11, 2022, when his rear brakes locked. The motorcycle glided on the street, before hitting a curb and throwing…

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Wrongful Death in New York: Here’s What You Should Know

By Grandelli & Eskenasi
Posted in Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is hard to endure. It’s worse if the loss of life was due to the negligent actions of another person. With the help of a wrongful death attorney, the surviving dependents can file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek financial compensation. While suing the liable party can’t eliminate the pain and…

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, 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, March 3, 2017

Plane Crash In Southampton, New York Kills 2

By Ari Lieberman
Posted in Wrongful Death

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, a small plane crashed into trees in Southampton, New York. The pilot of the single-engine plane was practicing taking off and landing when the plane crashed.  The crash killed two people onboard the plane and seriously injured a third. The subject plane was a Navion F aircraft.  The Navion is…

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