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December 21, 2020

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

December 15, 2020

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

Category: Car Accident
November 23, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

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

August 21, 2020

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

Category: Premises Liability
July 31, 2020

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

July 16, 2020

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

Category: Car Accident
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