To schedule your free case evaluation, call us at 718-993-9999 or contact us online. We serve clients throughout the NYC area, as well as on Long Island and in Westchester County. Unfortunately, New York City and the surrounding areas contain many potential dangers for pedestrians. One of those dangers can occur when a sidewalk is not . . .
Right now, it is still summertime in New York. Temperatures are warm, and snow and ice seem far away. Nevertheless, winter will inevitably return, and with it will come treacherous conditions, and slipping hazards on the New York City sidewalks. An icy sidewalk case decided back in the spring of this year provides several useful pieces of . . .
In your slip-and-fall case, there are several things you may need to do. If you can, consider taking pictures of the scene of your accident. They could possibly be helpful to your case later. One thing you should definitely do is retain a knowledgeable New York slip-and-fall attorney right away. Your attorney can provide major assistance with . . .
When you initiate a lawsuit seeking damages, the defendant in your case is obviously going to defend itself zealously; in other words, it is going to do everything within the rules to undermine your case. In the slip-and-fall case of a woman who fell on a ramp, the defendant tried to use the plaintiff's "clarification" of her accident as a basis . . .
Severe winter conditions create the prospect of weather-related slip and fall accidents. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency room visits each year. In many of these cases, people are injured when they slip and fall on walkways that are not properly kept free of ice or snow. Slip and falls on icy and snowy surfaces can involve . . .
Slip and fall injuries on construction sites can be caused by many things and occur even more often when the weather is poor. Construction work during the winter can become even more dangerous because ice can build up on ramps, walkways, scaffolding or sidewalk bridges and cause falls. Dripping snow and ice can freeze over and may cause floors, . . .
If you have an accident due to ice or snow on the street and need someone to fight for your rights, contact Oresky & Associates, pllc. We will give you the help you need. Make the right call, (718) 993-9999 , and speak with an experienced accident lawyer or contact our office online to schedule a free consultation. . . .
A drop in available site-safety engineers combined with a huge upswing in construction in New York City has led to an increase in the number of laborers dying at construction sites. "Eighteen workers died during the last federal fiscal year. . . That's up from twelve during the previous 12 months and seven the year before that, according to the . . .
When you are leaving your building, going to work, entering a retail store or restaurant, the last thing you may think about is a trip or slip and fall accident. People are injured every day by trips or slips and falls over entrance way carpets or rugs with raised edges, missing tiles, or broken sidewalks. Property and business owners are . . .
As we all know, this past winter in New York City ranked as one of the severest on record. People should know their rights when they fall due to wintry conditions. In many instances injuries sustained in a fall on snow or an icy sidewalk could have been avoided if the property owner where the accident occurred had properly cleaned the sidewalks in . . .