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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

Tips on How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Medical Facilities

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

Hospitals and other medical care facilities are meant to be places of health and safety for patients and for those who work in the medical field. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, and they are especially prevalent in places where liquids, such as; cleaning solutions, bodily fluids, IV fluids, and other biological liquids… read more

New York Trip and Fall FAQs

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on August 7, 2012

Trip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents in the US. Trip and fall accidents in New York can occur anywhere and anytime and often times can result in a serious personal injury. Construction sites and the workplace, are places where slipping, tripping and falling are frequent causes of personal… read more

Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in NYC

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 31, 2012

The Danger of Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in New York New York City is one of the major business hubs of the world. This one of the reasons why many of the streets and buildings within the city are under construction – whether they are being built from the ground up like… read more

NYC Slip and Fall Accidents: What You Need to Know

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 3, 2012

Key causes of slip and fall injures While it is common for people to slip and fall due to general clumsiness, distractions, or carelessness, however, there are many cases in which a slip and fall accident is caused by conditions outside of the control of the victim. Slippery floors or unsafe walkways in New York… 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

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

Slip and fall accidents can be serious

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on December 30, 2011

Litigation For Slip and Fall Injuries The occurrence of a slip and fall accident is not limited to commercial or business settings. Slip and fall incidents are categorized under a series of personal injury lawsuits, also known as torts, which includes car accidents or dog-related injuries. Slip and fall cases are subject to the same… read more