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Heat Stroke Due to a Boiling NY Apartment? Your Landlord May Be Liable

No one likes a sweltering apartment. It can be hard to find relief, and difficult to sleep in extreme heat and humidity. That’s just the beginning, though. An overly hot apartment isn’t just an annoyance – it can be dangerous, and even deadly.   Thanks to record heat waves, New York has recently seen a rash of heat-related illnesses, particularly in lower-income areas where apartments are less likely to be air conditioned.   Although New […]

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Watch for These NY Heat Injuries That Can be Due to Negligence    

The heat can be deadly, causing people all kinds of injuries if they’re not careful. Below, we’re going to go over some of the most common types of heat-related injuries someone can suffer from.   If you get these types of heat injuries at work, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. Learn more about these injuries and what you can do according to New York law.   Common Heat Injuries and […]

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Reasons New Yorkers Should Pursue a Slip and Fall Claim

A “slip and fall” doesn’t sound like a serious accident… so why are there so many cases of million-dollar slip and fall accidents?   If you or a loved one are suffering from a recent slip and fall accident, you know that medical bills pile up fast. These types of accidents result in a range of injuries – from a bump on the head to broken bones, brain injuries, or even paralysis or death. Over […]

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What You Need to Prove to Win a NY Slip and Fall Suit

  If you slip and fall in New York due to someone else’s mistake, you should not have to pay for the costs related to your accident.   Unfortunately, that’s often the way it works unless you file – and win – a slip and fall lawsuit.   Below, we’re going to detail what you have to prove in order to win a slip and fall case in New York and get the compensation that […]

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Can New York Renters Injured in Storms Sue?

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Southeast Texas, and parts of Louisiana, it got everyone thinking about storm-related injuries. As a renter, if you’re injured in your building during a storm, is the landlord liable for your storm injury?   Let’s first look at New York’s premises liability law in order to answer that question. How Premises Liability Works in New York   Premises liability law says that if you are injured while you are lawfully […]

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What Happens If a Child Is Injured At School in New York?

All parents have had a moment of fear or apprehension when they first drop their child off at school: what if they get hurt? From violent playground bullies to school bus accidents, there are all kinds of ways for children to have a school injury – and since you can’t be there to prevent them or help your child, you have to rely on others to do so.   Sometimes, though, kids still get hurt, […]

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What Happens If I Have A Public Transportation Injury?

We know that mass transit in New York City isn’t always the most fun way to get around town. Everyone has a story or two about watching a fight break out or how an issue caused annoying delays.  Delays can be a real annoyance, but a public transportation injury is far worse. Sometimes, however, hazards on the subway are more than just annoying or frustrating – they can cause serious injury. If you slip and fall on […]

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The 5 Most Common Personal Injury Claims

A simple slip and fall can cost thousands of dollars. A mistake by a doctor may lead to many future trips to the hospital. Car accidents cost billions of dollars each year in injuries around the country. Injuries are expensive, but there are ways to receive compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Filing a personal injury lawsuit will allow you to make a claim for the damages and losses sustained. You are entitled to receive compensation for […]

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