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Accident – Escalator

First, let’s talk about where the escalator is located. Accident location will determine who must be sued. For example, if the escalator is located within a mall, the mall itself is likely responsible for maintenance. In that scenario, the owner of the mall is likely…

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Trip and Fall Attorney NYC

The jury found that the defendant restaurant was at fault. It also found that the restaurant’s negligence caused the accident. However, the the jury also found that the plaintiff was negligent and that his conduct while intoxicated contributed to the accident.

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Negligent Security Cases

It is impossible to guarantee that someone will be safe all the time. How can a business owner know whether a thief is lurking about in the parking lot?  In negligent security cases, business owners are not held liable for crimes that occur on their premises that are…

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School Accident

The Court stated that there was no dispute that the girl voluntarily participated on her school’s soccer team, a sponsored athletic activity. The Court pointed out, however, that pursuant to the doctrine of primary assumption of risk, a voluntary participant…

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Shopping mall accident

The retail industry can be dangerous. Every day employees working within shopping malls are injured in accidents on the-job. Many of these accidents are falls from ladders. This article discusses who is liable in such a scenario.

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Sidewalk Accident Attorney

Generally, if you fall within City limits, the City of New York owns the sidewalk.  However, that does not mean the City is liable for every sidewalk accident. Over 10 years ago, the City passed a law that shifts the duty to maintain certain sidewalks to the adjoining property.

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Staircase Accident in NYC Subway

This article discusses whether a person injured in a NYC subway accident due to a trip and fall on a staircase can recover. It also discusses what the court will consider in evaluating a jury verdict for a money award.

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Sidewalk Trip and Fall Attorney

A woman sustained injures when she tripped and fell on a raised and uneven portion of sidewalk in Brooklyn. She subsequently hired a sidewalk trip and fall attorney. The injured woman filed a suit against the City of New York to recover damages for injuries.

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Trip and Fall Lawsuit Cases

Lawsuits stemming from trip and fall accidents on the sidewalk can be impacted by the type of property adjacent to the fall. This article discusses how New York City Administrative Section 7-210 can affect trip and fall cases.

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