Category: Slip Trip & Fall

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted On June 12, 2020 In Slip Trip & Fall

If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. Under New York law, property owners owe specific legal duties to guests and other visitors, and they can be held liable when their breach of these duties results in injury or death.…

Who is Liable for a Slip & Fall on a Public Sidewalk?

Posted On June 18, 2019 In Slip Trip & Fall

Sometimes, the property owner is liable. Sometimes, it’s the City of New York. Learn how the law applies in NYC…

New York City may be known for its subway and taxi cabs, but the single most common form of transportation in the Big Apple is undoubtedly walking.…

Slip / Trip and Fall Accidents, Premises Liability in New York

Posted On June 8, 2017 In Slip Trip & Fall

In New York, both slip and fall and trip and fall cases are categories of personal injury law known as premises liability cases. These cases typically arise when property owners, businesses, or other people or entities fail to provide a safe environment on their properties, and people then suffer injuries on those properties.

Woman Falls Over Escalator Handrail To Her Death In New York’s WTC Oculus

Posted On February 17, 2017 In Slip Trip & Fall

After years of construction, the highly anticipated World Trade Center Oculus finally opened in late 2016. The structure, which was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, is supposed to look like a bird in flight and has already faced much criticism from New Yorkers because of years of delays and the construction going over budget by almost $2 billion.

Nurse Awarded Favorable Verdict In Slip And Fall Case

Posted On February 6, 2016 In Slip Trip & Fall

A 39-year-old woman was on her way to work at a local hospital when she slipped and fell on ice in front of the building. She was taken inside and x-rays revealed that she had fractured her ankle. She filed a slip and fall lawsuit against the hospital, alleging that they had failed to properly clear the property of snow and ice, and had therefore been negligent.