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NYC sinkhole nearly swallows a car

Posted in Premises Liability on August 3, 2012

What liability issues do potholes and sinkholes in New York City create? A huge sinkhole in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, created a big concern for drivers and pedestrians.  A car parked near the sinkhole was nearly swallowed. The sinkhole was 20-foot wide, 15-feet deep and big enough for a large truck to fall into. The sinkhole… read more

Where & How Do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on April 17, 2012

Thousands of slip and fall accidents happen in New York at all kinds of places. Common slip and fall accidents or trip and fall injuries occur on public sidewalks, public restrooms,  buses, airports, subway, retail stores, shopping centers, restaurants, grocery stores, night clubs, fitness gyms, swimming pools, construction sites, office buildings, on the job, and… read more

Manhattan Building Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Two

Posted in Construction Accidents,Premises Liability on March 23, 2012

A building being demolished in Manhattan collapsed killing one construction worker and injuring two others. The building is located on 130th Street near Broadway.  It is owned by Columbia University and was being demolished to make way for the school’s expansion.  Construction workers cut a structural beam which caused the building to collapse, trapping the… read more

How To Avoid A Slip and Fall Accident in NY

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on March 18, 2012

Slip and fall lawsuits are costly regardless of liability. Whether a business owner is at fault or not, its still costs both time and money. It is important to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid a costly slip and fall. The following tips are not only easy to adhere to, but will also… read more

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