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What Happens if my Child Slips and Falls at School in the Bronx?

Schools have a duty to provide a safe learning environment for children. Parents expect to send their children to school trusting that they will be safe from harm. Unfortunately, children can be injured at school in a variety of circumstances in the Bronx, including slips and falls. Why Do Slip and Fall Accidents Happen in Schools? A child might slip, trip, and fall for several reasons. For example, a child might not be paying attention as they walk across a...

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When is a Property Owner Liable for a Slip and Fall Accident in Queens, NY?

Slip and fall accidents can cause severe injuries. You may incur substantial medical bills and lost wages because of a broken leg or back injury while shopping or enjoying time at a spa. The good news is that the property owner could be liable for your damages. Property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain safe premises for the people who lawfully enter their property. Failing to maintain safe premises could result in a premises liability claim. Claims may be...

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Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Owners and tenants of premises must keep them reasonably safe from hazards. When guests injure themselves on the property due to the fault of the owner or tenant, they can pursue injury compensation. Premises liability law remains the same whether you trip or slip before you fall. But how you fall may make a difference in proving negligence by the owner or tenant who occupied the property. Here are some differences between slip & fall and trip & fall accidents...

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Can I Sue if I Fall on a Sidewalk in Queens, NY?

You can sue if you fall on a sidewalk in Queens and sustain injuries in many cases. However, you have the burden of proving the city or the property owner failed in their duty of care to maintain the sidewalks, and that breach of duty caused your fall. In short, the answer depends on the facts and circumstances of the case. Whom Do I Sue if I Fall on a Sidewalk in Queens? It depends on who has the duty...

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Winning Your Case When You Trip and Fall on a New York Sidewalk

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 properly maintained. An improperly maintained sidewalk can become uneven, cracked, or otherwise potentially harmful for those using it. If you trip and fall on...

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Winter Storms, Slippery Sidewalks, and Successfully Pursuing a Slip-and-Fall Case in New York City

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 knowledge about some of the legal concepts and rules that go into a New York slip-and-fall case occurring as a result of a...

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What To Do When Your Opponent Loses or Destroys Potential Evidence in Your New York Injury Case

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 amassing the proof you’ll need to win your case. Your attorney can also help you when the other side does things like losing...

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Altering the Theory of Your New York Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit — What Does It Mean for Your Case?

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 for getting the case thrown out of court. The courts, however, did not accept this argument and instead allowed...

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Slip And Falls On Snow And Ice: Who Is Liable?

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 pedestrians and outdoor workers. If you slip on an icy sidewalk and are injured, you may be able to recover for...

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Brooklyn Building Accident Lawyers | Snow and Ice

Experienced Building Accident Lawyers for Brooklyn Snowy and Icy Conditions | Slippery Sidewalks, Driveways and Parking Lots |Broken Steps, Stairs or Sidewalks | Failure to Shovel| Slip and Fall Accidents In January in Brooklyn, snow and ice are pretty much a given, and can pose a serious risk of injury. Under the law, property owners and managers, as well as landlords and certain tenants, have a responsibility to take reasonable measures to ensure that you don’t face unnecessary risk when...

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