Family of Son Killed in White Plains Crash Files Suit Against Three Local Bars

Penelope Ward, the mother of 27 year-old Isaac Ward, who was killed in a car crash, filed a lawsuit against the driver and the three local bars that served...

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The 13th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Classic Tournament: Another Year of Fun, Action and Scholarship Support In the Bronx Community

On August 18th and 19th, the Bronx community hosted the 13th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Classic Tournament, the most action-filled street basketball on the East Coast. The Gardiner family turned tragedy into hope and triumph through the game of basketball after losing family members in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in 2006. The Gardiners established The Gardiner Foundation to turn the goal into reality. The Gardiner Foundation is a nonprofit organization that builds upon the Gardiner’s family legacy of helping others in need and involvement in the game of basketball by providing educational scholarships, financial and emotional...

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3 Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. Partners Named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers List

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We are pleased to announce that Edward H. Gersowitz, Jeff S. Korek, and Michael A. Fruhling, the three partners at Gersowitz, Libo & Korek P.C., have been selected to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers, part of the Thompson Reuters, is a research-driven peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have achieved a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in New York. Selection to the Super Lawyers lists is regarded...

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3 Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Partners Selected As “The Best Lawyers In America”

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. (GLK) is honored to announce that partners, Edward H. Gersowitz, Jeff Korek, and Michael A. Fruhling, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. About Best Lawyers Best Lawyers was first published in 1983. Since then, it has become nationally known as the ultimate guide to legal excellence. Only the most qualified and accomplished attorneys are invited to be included as part of the Best Lawyers lists. The invitations-only selection process is multi-phased, involving third-party research and statistical analysis of a candidate’s professional experience,...

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Jury Awards $289 Million to a Man Who Claimed Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer Gave Him Cancer

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San Francisco jurors ruled that Roundup, the most popular weed killer in the world, gave a former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson terminal cancer. They awarded him $289 million in damages. Most of the award was aimed to punish the agricultural company Monsanto. Johnson’s victory could set a massive precedent for thousands of other cases claiming Monsanto’s famous herbicide causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial because his terminal cancer was in its last stages and his doctors said he was near death. In California, dying plaintiffs can be granted expedited trials. Monsanto Vice President...

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Road Rage Accident In Brooklyn, NYC Injures Innocent Driver

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A driver was injured in a road rage accident on July 25th in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The victim was on McGuiness Boulevard near the intersection of Norman Avenue when another enraged motorists tried to cut him off. As both motorists came to a stop at the red light, the aggressive driver got out of his car and started to verbally and physically abuse him. In a defensive response, the other driver got of his car as well. However, before he could do anything to protect himself, the aggressive driver went back to his car and returned with a knife and...

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Common Causes of Crane Injuries and Fatalities

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New York City is a massive city filled with skyscrapers. The constant construction to upkeep and build in the city makes cranes and crane operators a regular fixture on almost every single construction site. Although these machines and their operators make so much work possible, they can also pose a real problem when safety regulations are not properly followed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), between 2011 and 2015, crane related accidents resulted in 220 fatalities. This does not include the number of people seriously injured in these accidents. The data further...

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The 13th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Tournament: Dedicated to the Youth of the Bronx

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On Saturday August 18th and Sunday the 19th, the Bronx community will host the 13th Annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Classic Tournament in St. James Park in the Bronx. Known as one of the elite street basketball events on the East Coast, the tournament provides two days of high-flying hoops featuring eight of the best teams from around the country. One Bronx family turned tragedy into hope and triumph through the simple game of basketball. After losing six family members in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in 2006, Dexter Gardiner and his wife Sherri chose to dedicate their lives...

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Pedestrians Are at Risk in Crosswalks

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New York streets and sidewalks are crowded. Pedestrians have to hustle and fight to get their space on sidewalks. Obeying the rules of crosswalks and sidewalks are crucial in order to cross safely and arrive at your destination alive. Although you may not be able to control vehicles around you, you can do certain things to ensure your safety while crossing the street. Dangers of NYC Crosswalks New York State averages nearly 300 pedestrian fatalities each year. In conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration, New York State Department of Transportation is sponsoring a statewide effort to increase pedestrian traffic...

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