Month: August 2015

Slip, Trip, and Fall in a Parking Facility

Posted On August 28, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

Parking garages are a common sight in many cities and towns, providing an easy way for people to park their cars in an otherwise busy area.  Parking lot owners are responsible for maintaining a reasonable level of safety in their facility and when they don’t, many slip, trip, and fall hazards can appear.…

Who is Responsible for Damaged Sidewalks, Part 2

Posted On August 18, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

A few weeks ago we posted a blog explaining who is responsible for the upkeep of damaged sidewalks in Westchester county and detailed the laws surrounding sidewalk upkeep for about half of the towns and villages in the county.  This post covers the second half of Westchester County towns and who is responsible for sidewalk maintenance, if your town didn’t make it to the first blog post, it is probably in this one!…

Shopping Mall Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards

Posted On August 13, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

A day out at the local shopping mall is supposed to be fun.  Many people turn to shopping for stress relief, relaxation, and for a good time out with their friends or family.

An injury from a slip and fall accident while you’re out shopping is the last thing anybody wants to happen when they’re trying to enjoy their day, but there are many hazards in shopping malls that can turn your day sour very fast if you are not aware of them.  …

Slip and Fall Hazards to be Mindful of in a Grocery Store

Posted On August 7, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

One minute you’re shopping for milk and next minute you’re on the ground with a broken ankle.  The grocery store is a place where slip and fall hazards can be as abundant as breakfast cereal options if the store managers and employees do not take care of the store’s facilities.…