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June 15, 2020

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work. Even when you take every precaution, the risk of suffering a serious injury remains high. Often, construction accident injuries can be catastrophic in nature, resulting in costly medical bills and significant time away from work.... Read Full Post

May 22, 2020

Your landlord is legally required to provide all services expressly agreed upon in your lease and maintain safe, habitable conditions at the property. In addition, you should reasonably expect that you won’t be overcharged and that your security deposit will be returned upon moving out as long... Read Full Post

April 24, 2020

The law provides certain protections for renters. If you’ve been treated unfairly by your landlord, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages. In order to achieve a successful outcome to your landlord/tenant dispute claim, you must be able to prove your... Read Full Post

March 30, 2020

Although drivers are most commonly at-fault in wrecks involving pedestrians, there are some cases in which the pedestrian may be responsible. If a pedestrian is proven to be primarily responsible for your accident, you may be able to seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and... Read Full Post

Category: Motor Vehicle
February 14, 2020

Avoiding the road when winter weather rolls in is a great way to stay out of an auto accident, but unfortunately, your life doesn't stop when it is snowy, and you may have to venture out. Taking precautions and adjusting your driving can help you prevent many winter car accidents.

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December 23, 2019

Winter weather in New York City can bring hazardous conditions and an increased risk of injury. Slip and fall accidents caused by snow and ice are a common cause of injuries like broken bones, concussions, and sprains. Per... Read Full Post

November 13, 2019

Construction work is risky, even in perfect weather. Intense physical demands, use of heavy machinery and equipment, and use of chemicals are just some of the ways this career puts construction workers in harm’s way. When cold weather, ice, and snow are added into the mix, the dangers pile up.... Read Full Post

October 31, 2019

As cold temperatures, snow, and ice move in, even a walk across the street for coffee becomes treacherous. Slip and fall accidents caused by snow and ice can cause serious injuries and can leave you with a stack of medical bills, an inability to work and resulting lost wages, and a range of... Read Full Post

September 20, 2019
Who Is Liable After a Slip and Fall Accident at Work?

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident while on the job, you likely cannot sue your employer. However, you can sue any negligent third party that may have contributed to your accident, and you can do this on top of collecting workers... Read Full Post

Category: Slip and Fall
June 11, 2019

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injuries, emotional distress, loss of income, and other devastating consequences for the victim. Property owners are required to maintain a safe environment for visitors. When dangerous conditions exist and cause injuries, the property owner may be... Read Full Post

Category: Slip and Fall