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Last Updated: 05-05-2022
Premises Liability How To Prove My Landlord’s Responsibility for My Accident

How To Prove My Landlord’s Responsibility for My Accident When you, a relative, or a guest is seriously injured at your rented home or apartment, you may have grounds for filing a premises liability claim or lawsuit. If the accident was due to the carelessness of the property owner or their designated property manager, they […]

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Premises Liability Preventing Slips and Falls in Winter

by: Brandon Cotter Winter is well underway in New York, and with it comes an increased risk of slip and fall accidents. Ice, sleet, and snow can cause slippery surfaces when traveling in the winter. While a slip on icy pavement might not seem like a serious situation, these accidents can cause severe injuries like […]

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Premises Liability Tips for Keeping Your Building Safe

Whether you are a business owner in charge of employees, a building owner with one or more tenants, or even just a homeowner with frequent guests, it is important to keep your premises safe. Failure to ensure safety on your property could cause others to hold you liable for injuries that occur on your property. […]

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Premises Liability New York City Snow Removal Requirements

During the winter months, the city of New York requires property owners and renters to clear snow and ice from the sidewalks outside their buildings. This helps to keep pedestrians safe and reduce the risk of a slip and fall accident. The city released a guidebook outlining what exactly property owners, managers, and residents are […]

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Premises Liability Pedestrian Injured by Falling Basket Designed to Protect Passersby From Falling Subway Debris

A metal basket struck a pedestrian Sunday, August 2, seriously injuring them and sending them to Jamaica Hospital for treatment. This type of basket is attached to the undersides of elevated subways throughout New York City and is designed to catch debris that often falls loose from the tracks. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority […]

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Premises Liability Truck Slams Into Sunset Park Outdoor Dining Area

Three people were injured and taken to the hospital after a pickup truck accidentally drove into the outdoor seating area set up by L’Wren restaurant in Sunset Park. Thankfully, initial reports indicate that none of them have sustained life-threatening injuries. Many New Yorkers knew that this was a possibility as restaurants started reopening with outdoor […]

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Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability Falling Building Debris Poses Safety Risk to New York Pedestrians

One New York City woman’s death caused by falling debris has shined a light on safety infractions of hundreds of other city buildings, according to The New York Times. Sixty-year-old architect Erica L. Tishman was killed after a piece of debris fell from a building she was walking past in December of 2019. The city’s […]

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Premises Liability How is a slip and fall accident different from a trip and fall?

If you were hurt in a slip, trip, or fall accident in New York City, you could be owed significant compensation if someone else’s negligence caused you to get hurt. First, it is important to learn the definitions of both a trip and a slip. A slip and fall accident occurs when a person loses […]

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Premises Liability Escalator Injuries: How Do They Happen?

If an escalator is defective, poorly maintained, or otherwise unsafe for use, innocent people could be severely hurt or killed. Some of the most common types of injuries that occur on escalators include: Neck injuries Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)  Cuts or lacerations Broken bones or fractures Internal organ injuries Other types of elevator or escalator […]

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Premises Liability, Workplace Injury What you need to know about toxic mold

Mold is a relatively common occurrence in homes and buildings, especially in dark, damp areas such as basements and bathrooms. Generally, the presence of mold is harmless, if unsightly. But certain types of mold, if present in large enough amounts, can pose a health risk to people living or working in that building. This could […]

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