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Tragedy on NYC subway lawyer
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Tragedy on a MTA NYC Subway

Upon treating with a specialist, the injured man had a diagnosis of a fractured lamina in his neck spine.  He also sustained a herniated disc in the same area.  With injuries this severe, his only option was surgery.  The plaintiff underwent fusion surgery…

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Slip and fall subway attorney nyc
Premises Accidents

Slip and Fall – Subway

As a result of the slip and fall in the subway, the man suffered life-changing injuries to his neck. An ambulance took him to a local emergency room where he explained to the doctors and staff that he had significant pain in his cervical spine.

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Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer

In New York City, owners of commercial and residential (excluding one- or two-family homes) property are responsible to maintain the sidewalks that abut their property. Pedestrians who trip over a defect in a sidewalk can sue the owner of the…

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Elevator Accident

Plaintiff claimed that the defendants did not schedule regular maintenance of the elevator. Also, the elevator’s cabin tipped because of improper weight distribution. He argued that the building’s managing staff should have supervised his use of…

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Legionnaires Disease Attorney

If you were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, there is likely somebody responsible for your illness and injuries and The Platta Law Firm can help prove your case. There can be many potential liable entities, including, public and private building…

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Accident in the workplace lawyer
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Slip and Fall Injuries in the Workplace

One of the subcontractor’s laborers resided in the United States on an F1 student visa. His supervisor instructed him to carry a nine-by-two-foot plywood panel weighing more than 100 pounds to an adjacent area.

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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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