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Elevator accident attorney nyc
Premises Accidents

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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Premises Accidents

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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Premises Accidents

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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Escalator accident lawyer nyc
Premises Accidents

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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Premises Accidents

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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Premises Accidents

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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