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Hiring the Best New York Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Established more than 50 years ago, the law firm of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool has successfully represented seriously injured clients in personal injury and medical malpractice cases throughout the State of New York. The firm’s lawyers are highly regarded in the profession for their excellence in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Over the years, our firm has won verdicts and settlements of over $1 billion for our clients.

New York Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Lawyers

  • Pokemon Go Takes Distracted Driving to a Lethal Level

    Distracted driving, usually thought of as texting while driving, is an ever-increasing hazard on our roadways. The advent of new applications, such as Pokemon Go, has provided yet another distraction to operators of motor vehicles. In Japan, a truck driver struck two pedestrians, killing one of them, while being distracted playing Pokemon Go, according to an article in the New York Post . ...
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  • Will This Labor Day Weekend Be the Deadliest in Years?

    Beaches, picnics, barbecues - all things that make Labor Day special. Unfortunately, traffic accidents are also well-known to be associated with Labor Day weekend. In an article by the New York Post , experts are predicting that this Labor Day weekend could be the deadliest in years in terms of motor vehicle accidents. Traffic injuries and fatalities are up this year and more people are driving ...
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  • Five Killed in Horrific Crash on Long Island Expressway

    Five people died, including a former aide to Governor Cuomo, in a terrible cross-over accident on the Long Island Expressway. The New York Daily News reported that the driver of a Subaru Outback lost control of his vehicle and crossed the grassy median. His vehicle went airborne into oncoming traffic. A 10-year old boy lost his life as well as 4 others including Scott Martella, a former aide to ...
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  • Deadly Bus Crash in Newark

    A deadly collision between two New Jersey Transit buses in Newark left the driver of one bus dead and caused injuries to several passengers. The full details of the crash are still under investigation, according to a report by CBS New York . The buses were found in a classic T-Bone collision pattern. At least 18 people have been reported injured. Due to their massive size, buses can cause ...
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  • Six Children Injured by Electrical Shock at Connecticut Boardwalk Ride

    The summer months continue to provide examples of negligence and improper maintenance concerning amusement parks, carnivals and other seasonal attractions. In a report by the New York Daily News , on Tuesday, 6 children received electrical shocks from a Boardwalk ride at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut. All were rushed to the hospital, with one child suffering burns to his hand from ...
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  • Three Girls Injured in Fall from Faulty Ferris Wheel

    On August 8, 2016, three girls were riding a gondola-style ferris wheel at the Greene County Fair in Tennessee. According to a report by the New York Daily News , the car in which they were riding became stuck on another car and began tipping as the ferris wheel rotated. The girls fell about 35-40 feet to the ground. One of the girls sustained a traumatic brain injury and another sustained a ...
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  • Drunken Hedge-Fund Executive Injures Motorist in Hamptons Accident

    On Saturday at approximately 3:00am, a cross-over accident in the Hamptons resulted in injuries to a motorist involved and criminal charges against a hedge-fund executive driving the other vehicle. In a report by the New York Post , Sahm Adrangi, was charged with drunken driving and cocaine possession over the weekend after getting into the crash. People who are injured by a drunk driver are ...
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  • Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

    The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partners, Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay for their inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2017 . Mr. Washor was included in Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and in the field of Medical ...
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  • Three People Injured in Fire at Lower Manhattan Skyscraper

    A fire in a New York City skyscraper is a serious and potentially deadly occurrence. On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, a fire broke out around 10:15 a.m. in a 12th floor machinery room in a skyscraper at 30 Broad Street near Exchange Place. According to a report by CBS New York , the New York City Fire Department had 26 units and 84 firefighters at the scene. A spokesman from the FDNY said three people ...
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  • Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Where Autistic Teen Elopes from Queens Public School

    A settlement has been reached in the death of Avonte Oquendo, wherein Oquendo’s family agreed to a $2.7-million payout from the city, CBS2 reported. In October of 2013, the 14-year-old autistic boy vanished from the Riverview School in Long Island City. Three months later, his body was found on a beach in College Point, Queens. When an individual suffers an injury or death in an accident caused by ...
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  • 23-Year Old Woman Dies in Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Lincoln Tunnel

    A 23-year old female passenger on a motorcycle was killed on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at approximately 3:00am. The driver of the motorcycle was 35 years old. The full details of the crash were not apparent in the report by CBS New York. The investigation was being conducted by the Port Authority Police. This fatal accident led to significant delays in the morning commute and it took hours for the ...
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  • Central Park Tour Bus Accident Injures 13

    A guided tour around New York City on a hot summer day took a disastrous turn when the double-decker tour bus operated by GO New York Tours crashed into a tree in Central Park on Thursday afternoon. As reported by the New York Daily News , thirteen people were injured when the bus driver lost control causing the bus to leave the roadway, jump a curb and strike a tree on the eastern edge of Central ...
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  • Care at Rehab Hospitals May Result in Harm to One Third of Patients

    Health care institutions such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes have a duty to provide adequate care for patients. When facilities fail in their duties, patients may suffer serious injuries. Many instances of medical malpractice have facility negligence as the underlying cause. Ultimately, the facility is responsible for its staff, grounds and services. In a recent study performed by the ...
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  • 15 Injured in Lincoln Tunnel When One New Jersey Transit Bus Rear-Ends Another New Jersey Transit Bus

    Two New Jersey Transit buses crashed inside the Lincoln Tunnel on Monday morning. According to an article by the New York Daily News , a 114 line bus from Plainfield rear-ended a 190-line vehicle from Paterson in the tunnel’s center tube at about 7:35 a.m. Both of the buses were bound for the New York Port Authority. There were over 100 passengers on the two buses. Due to their massive size, buses ...
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  • Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Tribeca Auto Accident

    Another serious pedestrian accident has been reported in New York City. This time, an unidentified man was struck by one or maybe two vehicles in Tribeca on Friday, July 15, 2016. According to a report by the New York Daily News , the accident occurred on Canal St. near West Broadway at around 4:40 a.m. The victim was taken via ambulance to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition. One of the ...
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