Premises Liability

When Are Expert Witnesses Used in a Slip and Fall Accident Case?

In New York, businesses and property owners have an obligation to protect the health and well-being of customers and other guests. Among other things, this responsibility includes a duty to identify and remove slipping hazards and tripping hazards. Unfortunately, too...
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New York’s Premises Liability Laws

When visiting somebody else’s property, you never expect to encounter a dangerous condition that causes you to suffer an injury. Unfortunately, this is something that happens far too often due to a property owner’s negligence. In these events, you may...
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Can Construction Accidents Include Premises Liability?

Construction accidents are some of the worst because they can involve severe injuries. Sometimes, the damages in these accidents can be fatal. While many construction accidents can go through work injury claims, potentially leading to workers’ compensation, some situations can...
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The Dangers of a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and falls are extremely common. Each year, nearly 8 million Americans suffer serious injuries or are even hospitalized due to a fall. More often than not, these accidents occur because property owners are negligent in the care of their facilities. Because...
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Can You Sue the City If You Fall on the Sidewalk?

Most of the time, when another person is negligent and you are injured as a result, you have the right to sue the negligent party for damages. But what happens if the negligent party is a government entity? What if...
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