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Capital Region Cities Take Opioid Makers to Court

Albany Law Firm Explains Capital Region Opioid Maker Lawsuit On Tuesday, January 8, four upstate New York cities—Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Plattsburgh—announced that they are suing drug manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid epidemic. The four cities filed separate complaints alleging that the pharmaceutical companies that make common opioid painkillers like OxyContin […]

Two leading Capital Region law firms join forces to better serve clients.

ALBANY – The partners at Dreyer Boyajian and LaMarche Safranko Law announced the merger of their two firms, to become Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko, Attorneys at Law (www.DBLS.com). “The merging of Dreyer Boyajian and LaMarche Safranko Law brings together two firms that share a common philosophy to always put the client first.” Donald Boyajian said. […]

Hit-and-Run Crash Injures Bicyclist—Who Pays?

Albany Pedestrian Injury Lawyer Explains Queensbury Hit & Run Accident As of this posting, Queensbury Police and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office were still searching for clues on the vehicle that struck bicyclist Aron J. Steves shortly before 6 pm on December 18. Steves, 52, of Whitehall, was hit while biking on Corinth Road near […]

Beekmantown Helicopter Crash Tragedy

Clifton Park Personal Injury Lawyer Explains How Wrongful Death Claims May Bring Compensation to Victims’ Families Investigators are looking into what caused a helicopter to crash into power lines and burst into flames in northern New York on October 31, 2018 killing two utility workers and injuring two others. The crash occurred in Beekmantown, NY […]

Deadly Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey

Albany Personal Injury Attorney Explains Wrongful Death Law in Adenovirus Outbreak A ninth child has died as a result of an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, New Jersey. According to health officials, the outbreak started on September 26, when a child in the ventilator unit was diagnosed […]

Schenectady Police Officer Exonerated

On October 19, 2018, a Schenectady County grand jury cleared Schenectady Police Officer Mark Weekes of criminal wrongdoing in the death of a man in police custody, declining to file any criminal charges against him after being presented with the case by the New York state attorney general’s office. Officer Weekes was under investigation by […]

After the Tragedy, Assessing the Liability

The Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko family wishes to extend its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the devastating limousine crash of October 6, 2018. Here we offer some information on the legal issues that inevitably arise from a tragedy of this magnitude, as investigators try to determine what went wrong, and victims’ loved ones […]

Common Carriers: Special Road Safety Regulations

Safety Regulations for Common Carriers: An Albany Car Accident Lawyer Explains On October 22, 1999, 51 children and adults were injured in a school bus and dump truck collision at the intersection of Route 30A and Route 7 in Central Bridge, Schoharie County, New York. The tragic incident involved an extensive National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation. Our personal injury attorneys from […]

Valsartan, Blood Pressure Medication, Recalled After Potential Link to Cancer Discovered

New York Defective Products Attorneys Discuss Valsartan Recall The FDA announced a voluntary recall of several heart and blood pressure medications containing the active ingredient of valsartan last month. An impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), was found in the recalled products. NDMA has been linked to an increased risk of cancer in studies, according to the FDA. It has […]

New York Construction Fatalities Rise Sky-High

Albany Construction Site Injury Attorneys on Rising Fatality Rate in New York A study recently published by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health entitled “Deadly Skyline” has unearthed some disturbing trends in the construction industry. Construction fatalities rose to a 10-year high in 2016, marking a nearly 40% increase across that same timespan. Tragically, […]