One Person Killed, Four Injured In Rockland County Car Accident

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According to the Rockland Times, state police are trying to determine how a man ended up driving the wrong-way on the Tappan Zee Bridge, causing a five-car accident that killed a Rockland County resident. On July 23, four people including a wrong-way driver were injured and one person was killed, on the bridge following a crash at 8:51 p.m. An …

‘Glee’ Star Divorces Husband

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Cheyenne Jackson, a star on the television shows Glee and 30 Rock, has filed from divorce from his husband after they were married in 2011. According to the New York Daily News, the 38-year-old actor has filed from divorce from his Monte Lapka, with a source saying the couple was “living separate lives.” “Cheyenne Jackson and his husband Monte Lapka …

Boat Operator Charged Following Bride-to-Be’s Death

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According to USA Today, the operator of the boat that crashed into a construction barge on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge, killing a bride-to-be and injuring at least four others in Rockland County has been charged with vehicular manslaughter. The boat accident happened on July 27. Jojo K. John, 35, of Nyack was charged with manslaughter on …

Man Seriously Injured in Westwood Car Accident, Charges Pending

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According to NorthJersey.com, a 54-year-old Hillsdale man was charged with assault and reckless driving after a car accident on July 15 in Westwood that seriously injured a 46-year old Belleville man. The website reported that the crash took place when Michael Baba drove through a red light at the intersection of Lafayette and Washington avenues, into the side of an …

Three Estate Planning Lessons From the Death of James Gandolfini

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1. A little knowledge is dangerous. Shortly after the Will of actor James Gandolfini was filed for probate, it became the focus of commentators who offered opinions concerning the quality of the estate planning reflected in the actor’s Will. A fundamental principle of estate planning is that it must be done in context. The aggressive criticisms of the planning for …

Judge Orders NJ Powerball Winner to Pay $30,000 in Back Child Support

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A man in New Jersey is now a multi-millionaire, thanks to the $338 million Powerball jackpot he won on March 23. Pedro Quezada, 44, is getting a lot of press coverage after receiving the fourth-largest amount in the history of Powerball winnings. However, some of this media attention on Quezada has focused on how a part of his lump claim …

Plane Makes Crash Landing at La Guardia Airport Due to Gear Failure

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Several passengers and flight attendants are reporting injuries after the landing gear of their plane failed during arrival at La Guardia Airport on July 22. According to WNYW-TV, the Southwest Airlines plane attempted to land after a flight from Nashville International Airport around 5:40 p.m. when the nose gear collapsed during touch down. “The aircraft skidded down the runway on …

Maywood Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves Man With Serious Injuries

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According to NJ.com, a vehicle near the corner of East Pleasant Avenue and Elm Street struck a 51-year-old man during heavy rain on June 13 in Maywood. Witnesses told police that they observed a red sedan leaving the scene of the crash. “The witnesses said they saw the vehicle actually backing up and driving around the victim before leaving the …

Iconic Wrestler Rick Flair Arrested for Failing to Pay Spousal Support

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According to the Charlotte Observer, a North Carolina judge ordered the arrest last week of former professional wrestling champion Ric Flair, who was held in contempt for not paying his estranged wife more than $32,000 in spousal support. The Observer reported that Flair, whose birth name is Richard Fliehr, was ordered to pay $4,000 a month to Jacqueline Beems, after …

Let Our Rockland County Injury Lawyers Represent You

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Rockland County is located about 15 miles northwest of Manhattan and the New York City Metropolitan Area. The county sits west of the Hudson River and had a population of 311,687, according to the 2010 United States Census. Rockland County is comprised of five towns and nineteen incorporated villages, with 16 unincorporated villages and hamlets. Rockland County has the largest …