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Category: Slip and Fall Accidents

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

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