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Helpful Guide On Slip and Fall Accidents

by February 24, 2014

Staying on Your Feet To help Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries  One of the biggest causes of serious injury and death is a slip and fall accident. According to the National Safety Council, almost 9 million slip and fall accidents resulted in emergency room visits in 2011. There were over Read more »

NYC Escalator Malfunctions May Lead To Serious Injuries

by March 21, 2013

Insights From a NYC Escalator Injury Lawyers with the Skills to Win your Case – New York City at its outlaying Boroughs are home to three major airports –  JFK International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and La Guardia Airport (LGA), 7 shopping malls, at 9 featured department stores, and countless more multilevel Read more »

Tips on Preventing and Reporting Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC

by November 27, 2012 » Add the first comment.

The United States is home to hundreds of millions of ambulatory people. Every day people are walking and working, and sometimes slipping and falling. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that unintentional falls account for 19,565 fatalities per year. Slip and fall accidents can cause moderate to severe injuries including: Read more »

The Seriousness of NYC Trip and Fall Injuries

by November 14, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Trip and Fall accidents can lead to serious injuries Trip and fall accidents are second only to vehicle accidents in the number of fatalities every year; representing 15% of all fatal accidents. Trip and fall accidents are unforeseen occurrences that can have very serious consequences. Injuries sustained during a Read more »

New York Trip and Fall FAQs

by August 7, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Trip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents in the US. Trip and fall accidents in New York can occur anywhere and anytime and often times can result in a serious personal injury. Construction sites and the workplace, are places where slipping, tripping and falling Read more »

NYC sinkhole nearly swallows a car

by August 3, 2012 » Add the first comment.

What liability issues do potholes and sinkholes in New York City create? A huge sinkhole in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, created a big concern for drivers and pedestrians.  A car parked near the sinkhole was nearly swallowed. The sinkhole was 20-foot wide, 15-feet deep and big enough for a large Read more »

Where & How Do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

by April 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Thousands of slip and fall accidents happen in New York at all kinds of places. Common slip and fall accidents or trip and fall injuries occur on public sidewalks, public restrooms,  buses, airports, subway, retail stores, shopping centers, restaurants, grocery stores, night clubs, fitness gyms, swimming pools, construction sites, office Read more »

Manhattan Building Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Two

by March 23, 2012 » Add the first comment.

A building being demolished in Manhattan collapsed killing one construction worker  and injuring two others.  The building is located on 130th Street near Broadway.  It is owned by Columbia University and was being demolished to make way for the school’s expansion.  Construction workers cut a structural beam which caused the Read more »

How To Avoid A Slip and Fall Accident in NY

by March 18, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Slip and fall lawsuits are costly regardless of liability. Whether a business owner is at fault or not, its still costs both time and money. It is important to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid a costly slip and fall. The following tips are not only easy to Read more »

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