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What Are Grounds for a Legal Trip and Fall Claim in New York?

Slip and fall injuries happen, especially in places like New York. Unfortunately, there are some who try to take advantage of the system. Like the recent trio found guilty for attempting to defraud New York City in a trip and fall scheme. Bad actors like this are particularly harmful to those who really do get seriously hurt in these types of accidents because they can lead to bias against slip and fall victims. What can […]

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Did You Name All Responsible Parties in Your NY Slip and Fall Claim?

In New York, it’s all too easy for negligence to lead to serious injuries. Especially in the winter, when the floors are wet, the sidewalks are icy, and the weather is against you. There are a lot of moving parts that need to coordinate in order to keep the city safe for everyone. Accidents happen, but everyone has the responsibility of making them easier to avoid. When you slip, fall, and injure yourself, sometimes it’s […]

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Sleet in the City Means Your Sidewalk Fall Could Be NYC’s Fault

New York is notorious for its wet winters. People slip and fall on snowy and icy surfaces all the time in this city. Much of the time, these falls are relatively harmless and don’t result in anything more than a bruise or a skinned knee. But what happens when a slip and fall accident causes a serious injury? When falls on slippery sidewalks occur because the owner of the property failed to clear the snow […]

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You’ve Suffered a Slip and Fall in New York – What’s Next?

Most of the time, a slip and fall means no more injury than our pride. We get up, dust off, have a laugh and move on. Sometimes, however, slip and fall accidents can cause debilitating or even fatal injuries. Slip and fall accidents can happen just about anywhere. In fact, a state prison inmate in New York recently slipped and fell while mowing the prison grounds. He claimed an injury was due to the prison’s […]

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‘Tis the Season for Parties – Can You Sue a NY Nightclub If You Fall?

Crazy things can happen at holiday parties. Who hasn’t heard stories of people getting drunk and wild at office get-togethers? Or had to deal with family members who enjoy a bit too much “adult” egg nog? Now imagine the typical holiday party vibe at a nightclub. Dancing. Drinking. Complete strangers. And all the emotions that come with the holidays. Insanity, right? Even with the added craziness of the holidays, clubs can get crazy. Like the […]

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Over 25% of Older Adults Fall Each Year – What NY Seniors Can Do

Over one million U.S. residents seek emergency help for slip and fall injuries every year, and seniors are more likely to fall than the average person. It’s just a fact, and if you or someone you love is getting up in years, it’s one you have to accept. Over 25 percent of seniors fall each year, and an initial fall raises the risk of a subsequent fall by 50 percent. A slip and fall injury […]

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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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(Don’t) Let It Snow – How NY Winters Cause Slip and Falls

  Snow tends to fall often and hard during New York winters. Because of this, you probably know that snow can lead to lots of accidents and injuries – especially slip and fall injuries. Below we’re going to go over some of the most common causes of winter slip and fall accidents in New York, and what you can do if you are injured.   Dangerous Balcony and Stair Conditions   Individual snowflakes are light […]

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Your Rights in NYC When Weather Causes a Slip and Fall

  Winter in New York City is beautiful, yet inclement weather can bring a higher risk of accidents. Rain, sleet, and snow frequently lead to slips and falls. Sometimes these falls are minor, but in other cases they can cause serious injury.   When is a fall just an accident, and when can it be attributed to someone else’s negligence? Here are several ways to understand the difference.   Winter Fall Injuries and How Liability […]

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