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What Happens if I Get Injured at Central Park?

Posted in Premises Liability on June 10, 2024

Central Park is a lovely oasis in the urban jungle of  New York City. Once you suffer an injury there, however, it stops being fun. Indeed, it might even turn deadly. Although it’s possible to file a personal injury lawsuit, unusual restrictions apply, and the legal basis of compensation is surprisingly complex.  Claims vs…. read more

Am I Liable If Someone Trespasses on My Property in New York City and Gets Hurt?

Posted in Premises Liability on August 24, 2022

Generally, property owners owe a duty of care to people who enter their property. This means that if you invite someone to your property and they get hurt by a dangerous condition, you could bear liability. This duty of care applies to those who have a reason to be on your property, such as a… read more

Who Is Liable for an Accident on an Easement in NYC?

Posted in Premises Liability on July 19, 2022

Being injured on another person’s property could give you the right to compensation for damages under New York premises liability laws. However, determining who is liable for damages could be more challenging if your injury occurs on an easement. What Is an Easement? A property easement gives another party the right to use another person’s… read more

Are You Liable if Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property in New York?

Posted in Premises Liability on June 14, 2022

Property owners have a duty to take reasonable measures to ensure people entering their property are not injured, including residential property owners. Premises liability laws can hold a homeowner personally liable for injuries and damages occurring on their property. However, do these laws apply to individuals working on your property? Can I be held liable… read more

Are Slip and Fall Injuries Covered by Homeowners Insurance in NYC?

Posted in Premises Liability on May 23, 2022

A slip and fall accident can cause severe injuries. The property owner could be liable for your damages. If the fall occurred on residential property, the homeowners’ insurance policy might cover the accident. Contact an experienced New York City slip and fall attorney near you to help you get back on your feet. What Do… read more

Can I Sue If I Fall on a New York City Sidewalk?

Posted in Premises Liability on December 22, 2021

Sidewalks are a crucial element of pedestrian navigation, especially in a busy city like New York. In fact, the DOT estimates that NYC has over 12,000 miles of sidewalk. The presence of that many sidewalks means a whole lot of maintenance. A poorly maintained sidewalk can become a serious safety hazard. If you’ve been injured… read more

Helpful Guide On Slip and Fall Accidents

Posted in Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on February 24, 2014

Staying on Your Feet To help Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries One of the biggest causes of serious injury and death is a slip and fall accident. According to the National Safety Council, almost 9 million slip and fall accidents resulted in emergency room visits in 2011. There were over 25,000 deaths in 2009 which… read more

New York City Escalator Malfunctions May Lead To Serious Injuries

Posted in Escalator Injuries,Premises Liability on March 21, 2013

Insights From a NYC Escalator Injury Lawyers with the Skills to Win your Case – New York City at its outlaying Boroughs are home to three major airports –  JFK International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and La Guardia Airport (LGA), 7 shopping malls, at 9 featured department stores, and countless more multilevel retail centers, transportation facilities, businesses, and public buildings… read more

Tips on Preventing and Reporting Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on November 27, 2012

The United States is home to hundreds of millions of ambulatory people. Every day people are walking and working, and sometimes slipping and falling. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that unintentional falls account for 19,565 fatalities per year. Slip and fall accidents can cause moderate to severe injuries including: Spinal cord and cranial injuries… read more

The Seriousness of NYC Trip and Fall Injuries

Posted in Premises Liability,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 14, 2012

Trip and Fall accidents can lead to serious injuries Trip and fall accidents are second only to vehicle accidents in the number of fatalities every year; representing 15% of all fatal accidents. Trip and fall accidents are unforeseen occurrences that can have very serious consequences. Injuries sustained during a NYC trip and fall accident can… read more

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