Steven Palermo

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Oktoberfest – Malvern, NY Nothing says October like Oktoberfest. If you live in Nassau, you might want to go to Crossroads Farm’s very own annual Oktoberfest celebration. Featuring local brews only from Long Island along with great wines, the event will be hosted on October 13th from 1pm – 6pm. In addition to the typical beer and bratwurst you’d find at any Oktoberfest, this event will be fun for the whole family and have a…
To reduce the amount of needless litigation arising from motor vehicle accidents, New York State enacted a law that requires that you sustain a serious injury before you qualify to bring a lawsuit for your damages not covered by no-fault. The law has become known as the threshold law. It can be found in the Insurance Law of the State of New York under Section 5102(d). It lists eight types of injuries that qualify under…
Patchogue’s Influence Patchogue has become a trend for Long Island towns due to the success of Levy’s plan. Since then, many other townships such as Bay Shore and Farmingdale have followed this trend to allow developers to create projects for them to boost local business and create lively towns. This adaptation is a progression for Long Island’s changing economy. Director of Vision Long Island, a smart growth planning advocate group, Eric Alexander commented that 60…
What You Can Look For The good news is that in today’s information age it is easier than ever to do your research and find the right attorney for you. I would first recommend that you assess your own personal needs to see what is important to you. Some people want to find the most aggressive attorney for their case. Others are looking for an attorney with a great bedside manner. While others just want…
1. Fire Hazards / Premises Liability Every property owner is responsible for the safety of anyone that enter’s their establishment. So if someone gets injured due to an unsafe condition, it is the owner who is responsible for the injury. The problem with many of the restaurants operating as nightclubs is that they are now operating as an establishment they do not have the licenses and approval for. This could easily cause overcrowding. Overcrowding can…
Not all motor vehicle accidents will require hiring a personal injury attorney to handle the case. Generally, a personal injury attorney can help with automobile accident claims. However, in certain instances spending the money on an attorney will not be necessary. First, there are two different fee arrangements you can make with an attorney to handle your claim. First, you can hire an attorney on an hourly rate. Second, an attorney may be willing to…
Teach Your Kids Pedestrian Safety If your son or daughter walks to school every day it is very important that you teach them the proper pedestrian safety so that they can prevent dangerous situations. Distraction is the biggest problem with child pedestrian safety. Statistically, teenagers have a higher risk of getting a fatal pedestrian injury the older they are. The main cause of this involves these teens being distracted while they are walking. As…
Bodily Injury Adjuster Your bodily injury adjuster may be the most important adjuster you will deal with. This adjuster is employed by the offending vehicle’s insurance carrier to adjust your bodily injury claim. Not all motor vehicle accidents will have a bodily injury claim. But if you do, this will be the person that evaluates the claim and decides how much money to offer to settle the case. I advise people that if you have…
The Accident On July 12 a police driver had to jump on a moving crane after it had crashed into multiple cars on the Long Island Expressway, Hauppauge Suffolk County. After hitting four cars near exit 57 and being spotted by the police, the 47 year old took off in his crane. Around Exit 63, Joseph Goss, a highway patrol officer, jumped in to the crane once it slowed down to stop the vehicle from…
Trial Now, that protracted litigation is completed, the case is scheduled for a trial. Once again, this is a time consuming process and it can take several months for the trial to begin since the court system is typically backed up with cases. Scheduling a trial date is especially tricky when there’s many witnesses that need to be coordinated. For the trial itself, it’s best if possible that the plaintiff allow the case to run…