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March 2013 Archives

UPDATE: Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Verrazano Bridge Toll Reduction For Commercial Vehicles

The following e-mail was sent out by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce today, March 13th, regarding the Verrazano bridge toll for commercial vehicles whose businesses are based in Staten Island, New York.

Albany Lawmakers Move To Reduce The Verrazano Bridge Toll

On March 5th, 2013, Supervising Partner of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, Annamarie G. Gentile, traveled to Albany with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce to discuss the recent toll increase on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with State legislature representatives. During the congregation, the group voiced their concerns for the effect of the toll on the Staten Island residents and businesses and personally lobbied Albany officials to reduce the tolls. As a result of the meeting, Albany lawmakers announced they will be moving to reduce the tolls on the Bridge for Staten Island residents and businesses.

Presentation At Holy Family Parish On Elder Law And Estate Planning

Annamarie G. Gentile, Esq. and Stefanie L. DeMario, Esq. gave a presentation at Holy Family Parish on Elder Law and Estate Planning. Annamarie G. Gentile, Esq., supervising partner of the Elder Law and Estate Planning Group at Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, discussed basic estate planning documents, estate planning, how to finance short term and long term care, asset protection and Medicaid.

Annamarie G. Gentile, Esq. Travels To Albany To Discuss The Recent Toll Increase

Annamarie G. Gentile, Esq., Vice Chair of the SICC Board of Directors and past Chair of the SICC small Business Committee accompanied the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce to Albany on Tuesday March 5, 2013 to meet with State legislature representatives on the recent toll increase which went into effect on March 3, 2013.

Upcoming Events at Angiuli & Gentile, LLP

Annamarie G. Gentile, a founder and partner of the New York City law firm of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, will be attending several events within the next week regarding Elder Law & Estate Planning and the recent toll increase in Staten Island. Stefanie L. DeMario, an associate in the firm's Elder Law and Estate Planning Group, will be accompanying Ms. Gentile to the events pertaining to Elder Law and Estate Planning as well. After each event, photos and key points will be shared here on our blog, as well as on our Facebook and Twitter.

Success Stories

  • A 43 year old ironworker who fell four stories and sustained injuries to his ankle while installing a staircase settled his claim for $1,500,000.00. The accident was due to the failure of the building owner and general contractor to provide a safe place to work.
  • A construction worker operating an asphalt roller settled his case for $525,000.00 when the edge of the roadway he was paving collapsed into a trench being dug by a subcontractor causing him to sustain injuries to his leg.
  • A 54 year old commuter settled his case against the NYCTA for $1,200,000.00. when he tripped and fell on a subway platform due to the pavement being in disrepair, causing him to fall forward and to strike his head on a train pulling into the station.
  • The estate of a 64 year old woman received a settlement of $425,000.00 after she was struck and killed by a speeding tractor trailer while crossing the street at the intersection of Richmond Terrace and Port Richmond Avenue.
  • A $1,200,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of a 54 year old man from Staten Island, New York, who, while in the course of his employment as a bus driver, was rear-ended on the Garden State Parkway and caused to suffer injuries to his back and neck as well as a fractured rib and fractured pelvis.
  • A 47-year-old building superintendent who sustained injuries to his head and right side of his body due to a tripping hazard at his job site received a settlement of $300,000.00 from the electrical company performing work at the site.
  • A 43 year old construction worker was caused to sustain injuries to his back, shoulder and hand when the elevator he was riding malfunctioned and dropped 8 floors. He received $350,000.00 in the settlement of his claim against the building owner, maintenance company and elevator company.
  • The administrator of the estate of a 69 year old man who suffered stage four pressure sores while a patient at a Queens nursing home settled the case for $400,000.00 after the man died.
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