Internet-based maps and satellite images from reliable sources like Google have long contained information that would help judges and juries better understand and evaluate legal claims. Unfortunately, efforts to admit this kind of information into evidence have been met with multiple objections and mixed results. A new bill, awaiting the Governor’s signature, would allow courts [...]
Associate Steve Gokberk obtained a summary judgment for a Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro client on the issue of liability. This action was commenced to recover damages for serious personal injuries allegedly sustained on September 16, 2016 as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and 39th [...]
Lavern's Law was passed in June of 2017 to change the statute of limitations on medical malpractice lawsuits to give some victims more time to file complaints and seek restitution. Recently, Gov. Cuomo and state legislative leaders struck a deal for some amendments that gives cancer patients more time to sue for malpractice. Under the new bill [...]
When news of a sexting scandal at a Long Island high school broke, WNBC-TV and WPIX-TV asked Salenger, Sack partner Joe Bavaro to explain the law, and possible consequences for “sexts”. […]
The Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro team negotiated a settlement in the tragic case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. View CBS Coverage More coverage of the settlement negotiated by Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro in the high profile case of a Nassau [...]
Justice was served last week when we reached a settlement in the high profile case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. While nothing can bring back a loved one, the settlement will allow Officer Breitkopf's family to take comfort in justice served and [...]
Jeff Kimmel was recognized as one of the top practitioners on Long Island by Long Island Business News. Among Jeff’s many accomplishments are his victories for his clients, his giveback to his profession through mentoring and lecturing, his pro bono work on the Advisory Council for Nassau/Suffolk Law Services, and his fundraising efforts supporting various [...]
Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro was voted Best Litigation Firm by Long Island Business News.
When ESPN journalist Bob Pockrass was looking for expert insight on a high profile wrongful death lawsuit, he reached out to the Salenger Sack team. Check out this link to see what Marvin Salenger had to say. http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/cup/story/_/id/13424375/what-expect-wrongful-death-lawsuit-tony-stewart
Jeff Kimmel was sworn in to serve on the Advisory Council of the Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee (NSLS). Established in 1966, NSLS is one of the largest providers of free civil legal assistance in New York.