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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

An Honest Evaluation of a New York City Slip and Fall Case

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on July 20, 2021

One of the most important conversations you will have with your injury lawyer after you slip and fall will relate to the value of your case. This evaluation will account for many factors, including some that are outside your control. But setting expectations early in a case can benefit you and your lawyer. By evaluating… read more

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall Injury in NYC?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on June 10, 2014

Helpful tips regarding hiring a lawyer for a slip and fall Watching comedians do pratfalls and orchestrate slips and falls is quite funny. The best physical comedians can take something that’s otherwise tragic and turn it into the funniest thing we’ve ever seen. And once they add the exaggerated facial expressions, I’m lost in laughter…. 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

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on February 11, 2013

Insights Regarding Slip and Fall Accidents – “I was injured when I slipped and fell at a retail store. Is the owner of the business liable for my injuries?” A slip and fall accident can be a serious event and the owner of a business may be liable. In some cases, minor injuries can be… read more

Slip and Fall Statistics From The Occupational Health and Safety Organization

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on January 9, 2013

News Update On Slip and Fall Accidents – According to the Occupational Health and Safety organization:  “Slip, trip and fall accidents result in more than 8 million emergency room visits and more than 21,000 deaths each year…The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) estimates that the financial impact exceeds $80 billion per year. …The grocery industry… read more

Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC This Holiday Season

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on December 3, 2012

Tips on how to prevent Slip and Fall accidents in NYC this Holiday Season The Holiday Season is here, and that means family and friends are making preparations to gather together and celebrate the season and all the joy it brings. Unfortunately, the Holiday Season isn’t always filled with laughter and joy, because sometimes unforeseen… 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

Preventing Premises Liability Accidents in NYC with Smart Flooring Choices

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 15, 2012

How can smart flooring choices help prevent premises liability accidents? Every year New York plays host to thousands of slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents occur when someone slips on a floor wet with water or some other liquid due to negligence or carelessness. Premises liability accidents can make business owners, local government,… read more

Judge suffers slip and fall in New York courthouse

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on October 12, 2012

Slip and fall injuries aren’t exclusive to broken sidewalks, construction sites, or slippery indoor floors. Many times, slip and fall accidents can happen outdoors on even the best maintained surfaces. This truth was realized by Judge Cheryl Austin who, when rushing from the courthouse to her chambers slipped on the granite courthouse steps which were… read more