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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in NY

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on January 9, 2024

A slip and fall can happen anywhere, including at home, a grocery store, a parking lot, or on the job. In 2021, more than 44,600 people in the United States died in falls, many from falls on the same level. Of the 8 million ER visits every year for falls, about 12% are for slip… read more

How Long Does it Take To Settle a Slip and Fall Claim in NY?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on April 10, 2023

How long does it take to settle a slip and fall case? That depends on many different factors, and there is no “one size fits all” answer. The general answer is anywhere from a few months to a few years, but closer to a few months in most cases. Some slip and fall victims resolve… read more

Who Is Liable in a Slip and Fall Accident in NYC?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on March 20, 2023

Slip and fall accidents generate more than their share of New York personal injury claims. They represent a high percentage of construction site accidents, for example. It is important to know who to file your slip and fall claim against so that you can obtain full compensation. At Your Home A slip and fall accident… read more

What Happens if I Slip and Fall at a New York City Park?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on November 9, 2022

Many people living in New York City visit its parks for recreation or relaxation. The city parks are also popular with tourists visiting the city. However, who is responsible for a slip and fall accident at a New York City park? Slip and Fall Accident Claims in New York Generally, slip and fall accidents are… read more

What Is the Difference Between Slips, Trips, and Falls?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on August 16, 2022

The National Safety Council reports that in 2020, approximately 800 workers died in a fall accident. This included 136 workers who fell “at level,” meaning they fell after a slip or trip. An additional estimated 211,000 workers were injured in fall accidents and needed time off to recuperate. These numbers represent just a small fraction… read more

What Are the Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on August 9, 2022

Slip and fall accidents in New York can occur anywhere. The types of slip and fall accidents are numerous. You could slip and fall at another person’s home, a commercial building, a government office, or on the sidewalk. Dangerous conditions on any private, commercial, or public property could cause painful, life-altering injuries. The Most Common… read more

What Happens If My Child Slips and Falls at School in NYC?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on May 20, 2022

It is frightening to think that we could send our children to school and that they could be injured because of a slip and fall accident. We expect our schools to be safe environments for our children to learn and grow. Unfortunately, however, slips and falls at school in NYC are more common than parents… read more

Falls Down Stairs Can Result in Serious Injuries and Substantial Recovery for Victims

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on April 25, 2022

Falls are the top cause of accidental injuries, and the third-leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. Slip & falls, along with falls from a height, lead to 6.8 million emergency room visits every year. About 1.1 million of these ER visits result from a fall down a staircase. A fall down a flight… read more

Know Your Rights: When Is a Property Owner Liable for an NYC Slip and Fall Accident?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on April 5, 2022

Generally, everyone has a duty to conduct their affairs with sufficient care to avoid injuring others. A motorist, for example, must drive safely by obeying traffic laws and making prudent driving decisions. The owner of a building or parcel of real estate must ensure that their property is reasonably safe for visitors. If a visitor… read more

Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on September 15, 2021

Falling accidents are some of the most common causes of injury in the United States. These types of accidents impact tens of thousands of people annually. Some believe that “slip and fall” accidents and “trip and fall” accidents are the same. This is a misconception. Although these two types of falling accidents share some similarities,… read more

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