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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 Are the Most Dangerous Tools and Equipment on Construction Sites?

Posted in Construction Accidents on August 9, 2022

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), almost 6.5 million construction workers go to work at over 250,000 construction sites every day across the country. With those numbers, it’s no wonder the injury and fatality statistics are so high for individuals working in the construction industry. OSHA emphasizes the importance of proper training… read more

How To Proceed With An NYC Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted in Personal Injury on August 3, 2022

New York City personal injury lawsuits proceed under New York state law, not NYC municipal law. Nevertheless, local court rules can exert some influence on the outcome of a case. Not all lawsuits proceed in the same manner – legal strategy determines much of what happens. For example, most personal injury lawsuits never make it… read more

How Can Construction Workers Avoid OSHA’s Fatal Four: Struck-By Hazards?

Posted in Workplace Accidents on July 26, 2022

Construction workers account for about 20% of workplace fatalities each year. Struck-by accidents are one of the “fatal four” hazards faced by construction workers. The “fatal four” hazards for the construction industry are falls, caught in-or-between hazards, struck-by hazards, and electrocution. What Is Meant by “Struck-by Hazards?” A struck-by accident occurs when a worker comes… read more

What Does a “Salvage Title” Mean in New York?

Posted in Car Accidents on July 25, 2022

A salvage title indicates that a motor vehicle has sustained severe damage. The severe damage could be from a car accident or other event. Before the vehicle can receive a new title, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must inspect the vehicle. What Qualifications Must Be Met for a Vehicle To Receive a… read more

Why All Motorcycle Riders Should Wear a Helmet Camera While Riding in New York City

Posted in Motorcycle Accidents on July 22, 2022

New York City is infamous for having deadlocked traffic, which is not surprising given that 4.4 million vehicles travel throughout the city each day. With so many cars on the road, the odds of an accident skyrocket. The dangers are even more prevalent in the case of a motorcycle; in one split second, a vehicle… read more

Who Is Liable for an Accident on an Easement in NYC?

Posted in Premises Liability on July 19, 2022

Being injured on another person’s property could give you the right to compensation for damages under New York premises liability laws. However, determining who is liable for damages could be more challenging if your injury occurs on an easement. What Is an Easement? A property easement gives another party the right to use another person’s… read more

Worst Traffic Times in New York City

Posted in Car Accidents on July 15, 2022

New York City is one of the most famous cities in the United States and worldwide. It’s a beautiful city full of opportunities, attracting more residents and visitors each year. With over 8 million residents, the city is busy at all hours of the day and night. A hectic city like New York is bound… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Your Person

Posted in New York Law on July 11, 2022

There is a big difference between driving without a license and driving without a license on your person. Driving without a license means driving on a license that has been suspended or revoked. Alternatively, your license might have simply expired, and you never bothered to renew it. It might also mean you have never attempted… read more

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor?

Posted in Medical malpractice on July 6, 2022

Doctors and medical providers owe a duty of care to meet or exceed the accepted standard of care for a situation. Medical negligence, malpractice, and doctor’s errors can cause catastrophic injuries and permanent impairments. In addition, their wrongdoing can cause lifelong impacts on a patient’s quality of life. However, a doctor’s conduct can also cause… read more