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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
August 15, 2019

The second leading cause of injury related hospitalizations in New York is car accidents, following only slip and fall accidents. While some car crashes occur due to circumstances outside of the driver's control, often these crashes are preventable as long as you drive safely.

Here are... Read Full Post

Category: Motor Vehicle
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
May 30, 2019

If you’ve suffered a personal injury on someone else’s property, you are probably overwhelmed. Pain, medical treatments, and worry over how the injury will affect you in the short and long term can result in high stress levels.

It is important that you get advice from a legal professional... Read Full Post

Category: Premises Liability
May 23, 2019
I Fell On A Broken Sidewalk. Who Is Liable?

Under premises liability laws, property owners are responsible for maintaining the safety of their grounds and the abutting sidewalks. If you're injured in a slip-and-fall accident on a broken sidewalk, the owner of the adjacent property may owe you... Read Full Post

May 17, 2019
Can A Family Member Be Sued For A Slip & Fall?

People often wonder if they can sue a family member for a slip, trip, and fall accident. The answer is yes. There is no law barring you from suing a family member if you were injured through their negligence. If you were hurt on a family member'... Read Full Post

Category: Slip and Fall
May 02, 2019

Negligent security is a type of premises liability case that is unfortunately all too common here in New York. You may have a negligent security case if you were injured from an assault that occurred due to insufficient security measures, such as if you were attacked in a dark hallway where the... Read Full Post

Category: Premises Liability
January 31, 2019

Property owners have a duty to maintain safe conditions for visitors. If you suffer injuries because of a slip and fall accident on a public or private property that could have been prevented with proper warning or maintenance, you may have grounds for a premises liability lawsuit. Take a look... Read Full Post

December 31, 2018

If you slipped and fell on ice as a result of poor maintenance by a property owner, but no one saw your fall, you may wonder if you can still sue the property owner for negligence since you have no witnesses to back up your claim. Luckily, this is not a problem. You can almost always sue for a... Read Full Post

November 30, 2018

If you are injured in a bar, you may be able to sue depending on the circumstances. Bar owners can be sued for premises liability if you were assaulted due to insufficient security or if you were injured due to negligence, such as broken glass on the floor or a spill that was never mopped up.... Read Full Post

Category: Premises Liability