Most slip and fall cases are resolved through settlements. A settlement generally involves one party, say a property owner or insurance company, paying the other party to compensate them for their injuries and damages. However, not all settlements are created equal, and some are unreasonably low... Read Full Post
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Motorcycles offer a practical way to get around New York. However, they’re also involved in an alarming number of serious and fatal accidents. That’s why safe riders make sure they’re properly licensed and take time to familiarize themselves with local traffic laws.Licensing and Permit... Read Full Post
It’s not enough for property owners to maintain clear sidewalks and install handrails. They also have to protect lawful visitors from foreseeable crimes. You may have a premises liability claim if you were the victim of assault, battery, robbery, or another... Read Full Post
Buildings must be constructed and maintained to meet a certain level of safety. When a department store, hotel, apartment complex, office space, hospital, or virtually any other property is not up to code, it sets the stage for serious personal injuries. If you were hurt due to a building code... Read Full Post
Not everyone who uses the road is in a motor vehicle. Whether you are walking, jogging, or biking, there is always a risk of being hit by a negligent driver. If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident in New York City, experienced personal injury lawyer Reid B.... Read Full Post
The nationwide ban on certain residential evictions is set to expire on January 31, 2021. It has helped keep millions of struggling Americans in their homes as the pandemic rages on. President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask Congress to extend that ban until September 30, 2021.
However, an... Read Full Post
Pedestrians across the city are forced to navigate hazardous conditions created by winter weather each year. These conditions, such as icy sidewalks, slick parking lots, and snow-covered stairways, are accidents waiting to happen.
New York City ER departments often admit double or triple... Read Full Post
New York City winters are notoriously cold and wet. And it’s not unheard of for major snowstorms to hit our city hard.
These conditions mean that the roads become more dangerous than usual and it’s all too easy to get in a car accident if you’re not careful. Here are some of the most... Read Full Post
Few people have been spared the devastating financial impact of COVID-19. Here in New York, where the cost of living is high, a growing number of tenants are struggling to pay rent. If you are unsure of your rights and fearful of being evicted, keep reading to learn about the protections you... Read Full Post
If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused in part by winter weather conditions, you’re not alone. Car accidents, truck accidents, and slip, trip, and fall accidents all tend to happen more frequently when the ground is icy and visibility is poor.
This year, winter weather-related... Read Full Post