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City of New York awards $2.5M to slip and fall victim

A Bronx Supreme Court jury in New York awarded $2,500,000 to James Register, who slipped and fell over a 2-inch rise in the sidewalk in front of 1890 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Register incurred multiple fractures to his nose and suffered from a concussion as a result of his fall.

The defendants, KNW Apartment LLC and Urban American Management, LLC, were already issued a citation three years ago by the City of New York, which ordered them to make proper repairs to the defect. Fixing the defect would have cost the companies a mere $18,000. A different victim tripped over the same sidewalk rise in 2015 and was also hurt, though that victim sustained less extreme injuries.

Contact the New York City personal injury attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP by calling (212) 779-0057 or fill out our online contact form if you wish to immediately connect with one of our qualified attorneys. We can handle your personal injury accident case and further the safety of the five boroughs.


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