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
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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
If you are injured after a slip, trip, and fall accident that occurred on someone else's property, you may be entitled to damages under premises liability law. Premises liability essentially means that building owners have a duty to keep their properties safe for visitors, guests, and residents... Read Full Post
The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a severe financial blow to many New York City workers. As someone in the construction industry, who faced widespread job site closures over the past few months, you are all too familiar with this difficult reality.
You may not have known when you would... Read Full Post
Car accidents are always stressful, though they are made far worse when the other driver decides to flee the scene. You may be left wondering how you can obtain fair compensation as the victim of a hit and run, particularly if you suffered injuries.
Luckily, even if the other driver is... Read Full Post
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
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
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
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
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.
However... Read Full Post