Gary S. Graifman Awarded 2017 AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell

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Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PC is proud to announce that firm partner Gary S. Graifman has once again received the AV Preeminent rating for 2017, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.  Mr. Graifman was first awarded this designation in 2013. Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® certification is considered the benchmark for measuring an attorney’s exceptional skill, experience, and reputation …

Our Support of the YWCA: Building a Stronger Bergen County

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  Since 1920, the YWCA of Bergen County, New Jersey has tirelessly advanced its mission of empowering women and families, supporting social justice, and eliminating racism. Not only is the YWCA the leading destination for health and fitness programs, but it also operates Bergen County’s only Sexual Violence Resource Center, healingSPACE. Here at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, our personal injury …

How Social Media Can Undermine Your Lawsuit

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Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are integrated into the fabric of our daily lives. We routinely post pictures of our kids playing soccer, our travels abroad, and our wild birthday bashes. While it’s a natural inclination to want to share our lives with family and friends, social media puts private information out there for the world to see, and can seriously …

New Technologies May Be Responsible for Increasing Number of Vehicle Crashes

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New technologies designed to enable drivers to use their smartphones while on the road may be responsible for a dramatic increase in the number of vehicle accidents nationwide, according to experts on traffic safety. At issue is the ability of wi-fi in vehicles to connect to the internet and apps. As a result, both drivers and passengers can do everything …

NTSB’s 10 Most Wanted Safety Improvements for 2017-2018

By Sarah KleinNews

With the coming of a new year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is publicizing its regular issued group of Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements. It is referred to as the MWL. The NTSB is responsible for the safety of vehicles, trains, airplanes, and boats and other watercraft throughout the nation. It advocates for safety improvements annually. The …

Traffic Deaths Rise Substantially in First Half of 2016

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For the first half of 2016, the number of people dying as a result of vehicle accidents rose sharply, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The number of deaths was 10% over the figures for the first half of 2015. In total, the NHTSA says that almost 18,000 people died in the first six months of year, …

Deadly Hoboken Train Crash: The Latest Updates

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One of the busiest train stations in the region was instantly plunged into chaos last Thursday, September 29, as a New Jersey commuter train crashed in Hoboken. The horrific disaster left one person dead and at least 108 injured, including the train’s engineer. Many of those who were injured were listed as being in critical condition. The train was carrying …

Proposed Fantasy Sports MDL Teems With Venue Requests

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  By Carolina Bolado Law360, Fort Myers (January 28, 2016, 9: 27 PM ET) — Both plaintiffs and defendants involved in dozens of proposed class actions aimed at fantasy sports websites DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. pitched consolidation of the  cases Thursday, but they were all over the  map about the venue. In a hearing in Fort Myers, Florida, the …

LEGAL LEADERSTM Presents NEW YORK’S Top Rated Lawyers of 2015

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KANTROWITZ GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN, P.C. KNOWLEDGEABLE, HARD-WORKING, TRUSTWORTHY Since 1975, Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman, PC has provided large-firm, full-service, high-quality legal work for a broad range of clients with a wide variety of legal problems. Forty years later, the firm remains “big enough to do it all, and small enough to care.” KGG Partners Barry Kantrowitz, Paul Goldhamer and Gary …