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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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Subway Accident in New York

In September of 2008, a man had a subway accident in New York. He is legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa and relies upon a cane for mobility. The man fell through a missing portion of a stairwell at the New York City Transit Avenue N station.

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Slip And Fall On Ice

New York City is largely a pedestrian city. This winter there has been near constant snow, slush, and ice on the ground. Of course, this makes for dangerous walking conditions. Pedestrians are clearly susceptible to slipping and falling on snow, slush, or ice.

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New York Subway Accident

Most New York subway accident cases settle before going to trial. This happens for a number of reasons. First, trials are expensive.  Law firms pay doctors and experts large sums of money to testify at trial.  This cost typically comes out of the plaintiff’s award.

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