Category: Slip and Fall Accidents

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snowy sidewalks in front of a new york apartment building

Generally speaking, the owner of a property has a legal obligation to maintain that property in a safe and reasonable condition. When a property owner fails to properly maintain their property, and someone is injured, the injured party may bring a premises liability claim. Dangerous conditions include and snow, broken

a man falling on wet floor

A slip and fall is an accident where an individual is injured due to hazardous or dangerous conditions while on someone’s property. Your slip and fall could be the result of the property owner’s negligence, or it could be caused by other factors, such as the weather. No matter the

Public transportation systems require ongoing maintenance and improvements to ensure that they are safe for public use. However, far too often, negligence and mismanagement allow these systems to fall into disrepair, putting you and your loved ones at risk. Unfortunately, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York City is

Navigating streets and sidewalks after a winter storm can be difficult for pedestrians. The magnificent skyscrapers that give New York City its internationally famous skyline also obstruct sunlight from reaching the pavement, resulting in ice lingering much longer than it does in sunnier locales. During a storm ice may melt

The Thanksgiving holiday in New York featured bitter cold and blowing winds, both recipes for increased rates of accidents. One of the major risks from sustained temperatures below freezing is the accumulation of ice on sidewalks and outside businesses. Heavy winds contribute to the danger, as significant gusts can affect

Wet floors pose a significant risk to consumers visiting supermarkets and other stores, and also pose dangers in office buildings and other public places. When the floor is wet and slippery, a person is much more likely to fall, and difficulty regaining balance on the way down can also increase