Safranko Speaks Out On Controversial Troy Police Shooting

On January 30, retired Troy Police Chief John Tedesco published an opinion piece in the Troy Record defending the Troy Police Department in general, and Sgt. Randall French in particular, regarding the April 2016 incident in which French fatally shot motorist Edson Thevenin after a traffic stop. Tedesco’s piece countered recent criticism of the department’s […]

Alex V. Bongermino Found Not Guilty of Attempted Murder and Assault

LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC announced today that Alex V. Bongermino, (20), was found not guilty of all charges against him which included Attempted Murder and Assault. Bongermino was defended by Attorney Nicholas Evanovich. The jury trial was held before Hon. James M. Murphy and prosecuted by the Saratoga County District Attorney’s office.  The trial lasted […]

Construction Site Accident: Know Your Rights

Construction sites are among the most dangerous workplace environments. One in five people killed on the job in 2015 were construction workers[1] and thousands more are injured each year. In recent years, notable accidents affecting our own community led to the deaths of a 37-year old man in Niskayuna, a 47-year old man in Rensselaer and […]

LaMarche Safranko Law Client Acquitted of Attempted Murder at Trial

LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC recently had an important verdict in Albany County Court. On Friday July 22, 2016 a jury found our client not guilty of Attempted Murder and Assault charges. The prosecution claimed that our client shot a person 5 times who was attempting to steal an ATV on property next to our client’s […]

Farmer’s Charges Dismissed

Last March, our client Joshua Rockwood – a farmer who pasture-raises all of his animals –  was charged with 13 different misdemeanor crimes.  On Tuesday, 12 of those charges were dismissed, and the remaining charge will be dismissed in 6 months. We are proud of the work we have done on this matter, and proud […]

Marc Pallozzi wins appeal at the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division

Congratulations to Marc Pallozzi on successfully drafting and arguing an appeal before the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department. The Court unanimously held that a Town cannot deny liability for a person who trips and falls on improperly maintained areas adjacent to a roadway.  This successful appeal will allow our client the […]

LaMarche Obtains $250G Settlement in Fatal Crash with Albany Police Car

Money will go to estate of man killed in Albany collision in Aug. 2009 by JORDAN CARLEO-EVANGELIST Staff writer, Albany Times Union Updated and published by the Times Union, 09:18 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011 ALBANY — The estate of man killed two summers ago when the car he was riding in was broadsided by a […]