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Can you bring a lawsuit for an ice-skating rage?
In a recent case involving a fall on ice, an experienced skater was injured while she was skating at the Rockefeller Center ice rink. The injured ice skater claimed she was pushed down onto the rink because of the actions of two disruptive skaters who caused other skaters to fall to the ice before her own accident. The injured [...]
How a jogger’s trip and fall on a roadway excavation resulted in a civil lawsuit
In a case involving a trip and fall on a roadway, a pedestrian was jogging on a two-way street where motor vehicle traffic was active from each direction. To avoid an approaching vehicle, the pedestrian began moving to her left, towards the side of the road. After moving over, she was injured when she tripped and fell over a raised e[...]
Why subway accidents are so valuable?
How do jurors decide in trip and fall cases?
Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it. That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway. He attempted to board the train at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, New York. As he attempted to walk down the stairs he almost instantly lost his footing. A faulty tread, one that wa[...]