Blog Posts in 2017

Attorney Portela Begins Injury Claim for MTA 125th Subway Derailment Passenger

On June 27 th, 2017, the southbound A subway train derailed at the Harlem Street station at 125 th Street around 10:00 AM. An unknown number of passengers were aboard the two cars of the subway train ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Derailment Of MTA Subway A Train At 125th Street, NYC Injured Passenger Rocio Delances

Rocio Delances appeared at the Portela Law Firm, PC in Washington Heights to report that she was a passenger on the A train the day before which derailed at the 125th street station. She reported that ...
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Honduran Immigrant in ICE Custody Dies, Attorney Portela Comments

Rolando Meza Espinoza was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents on April 1 st, 2017 while the agents were seeking another individual suspected of illegally entering the country. ...
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How Is Child Custody Determined in New York?

Factors Considered When Deciding Child Custody Determining child custody always comes down to what’s believed to be in the best interest of the child / children involved. The state of New York ...
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