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Category: Trip and Fall Accidents

Preventing Premises Liability Accidents in NYC with Smart Flooring Choices

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 15, 2012

How can smart flooring choices help prevent premises liability accidents? Every year New York plays host to thousands of slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents occur when someone slips on a floor wet with water or some other liquid due to negligence or carelessness. Premises liability accidents can make business owners, local government,… read more

The Seriousness of NYC Trip and Fall Injuries

Posted in Premises Liability,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 14, 2012

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 NYC trip and fall accident can… read more

New York Trip and Fall ends in death

Posted in Trip and Fall Accidents,Wrongful death on October 23, 2012

New York City is one of the largest and most popular cities in the world. The Big Apple is known as a metropolis comprised of pedestrians, taxis, buses, and subways which are great ways to get around and see the wonderful sights of the city. Unfortunately, both walking and taking a taxi have their risks,… read more

Judge suffers slip and fall in New York courthouse

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on October 12, 2012

Slip and fall injuries aren’t exclusive to broken sidewalks, construction sites, or slippery indoor floors. Many times, slip and fall accidents can happen outdoors on even the best maintained surfaces. This truth was realized by Judge Cheryl Austin who, when rushing from the courthouse to her chambers slipped on the granite courthouse steps which were… read more

Tips on How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Medical Facilities

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on September 12, 2012

Hospitals and other medical care facilities are meant to be places of health and safety for patients and for those who work in the medical field. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, and they are especially prevalent in places where liquids, such as; cleaning solutions, bodily fluids, IV fluids, and other biological liquids… read more

Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in NYC

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 31, 2012

The Danger of Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in New York New York City is one of the major business hubs of the world. This one of the reasons why many of the streets and buildings within the city are under construction – whether they are being built from the ground up like… read more

NYC Slip and Fall Accidents: What You Need to Know

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 3, 2012

Key causes of slip and fall injures While it is common for people to slip and fall due to general clumsiness, distractions, or carelessness, however, there are many cases in which a slip and fall accident is caused by conditions outside of the control of the victim. Slippery floors or unsafe walkways in New York… read more

Slip-and-fall judgment is overturned

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on June 15, 2012

The Slippery Slope of Slip and Fall Cases A judge in Carson City Nevada, overturned a ruling that awarded a slip and fall victim $3.5 million dollars. Debbie Giglio was on her way to the bathroom at a local establishment called, Carmine’s Little Italy Restaurant, when she slipped and fell. Debbie testifies that she slipped… read more

Slip and fall accidents can be serious

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on December 30, 2011

Litigation For Slip and Fall Injuries The occurrence of a slip and fall accident is not limited to commercial or business settings. Slip and fall incidents are categorized under a series of personal injury lawsuits, also known as torts, which includes car accidents or dog-related injuries. Slip and fall cases are subject to the same… read more