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    New York City Occupational Deaths Increase Sharply

    By Michael Barasch

    Federal records for the 2017 calendar year showed a significant increase in on-the-job deaths among New York City workers. No specific explanation has been given to explain why the number jumped to 87 occupational fatalities from the all-time low of 56 in 2016. However, city officials are attempting to use better tracking and are considering […]

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    When Your Landlord Is Liable for Your Snow/Ice Slip-and-Fall

    By Sara Director

    4 hours. That is the time limit New York City landlords have to remove snow and ice from the sidewalks in front of their property after a storm has ended. Should someone slip and fall due to a snow and/or ice condition which was ignored by a New York City landlord, that landlord may be […]

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  • Slip and FallAuto Accidents

    Getting the Picture: Make Smart Use of Your Smartphone at an Accident Scene

    By Michael Barasch

    We’ve all heard the old adage: a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s certainly true in the courtroom, where pictures can be invaluable. It is no easy thing for jurors to form a clear understanding of a place or a thing or an event purely from a description. Lawyers can use photographs to help […]

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    Landlord Liability and the “Open and Obvious” Hazard

    By Michael Barasch

    If you suffered a trip and fall or slip and fall accident on someone’s property, you probably feel you’re entitled to compensation. There was a hazardous condition on the property, and the landlord should have known better! However, the law must also ask whether you, too, should have known better. New York premises liability law […]

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  • Slip and FallVerdicts

    Jury Awards Bronx Grandmother $16M for Subway Slip and Fall

    By Dominique A. Penson

    In one of New York’s largest personal injury awards of 2014, a jury ordered the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) to pay a 69-year-old woman $16 million for a fall she suffered at the Graham Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. On December 12, 2008, Maria Alcantara, a native of the Dominican Republic, was returning […]

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  • Slip and FallPersonal Injury

    Who is at Fault for a Slip and Fall Injury?

    By Michael Barasch

    When a surface is slippery or uneven, it poses a risk for slipping and falling. Every day people injure themselves due to surfaces that are not safe. Though these injuries can sometimes be as simple as a bruise or abrasion, occasionally they are much more serious and a person can suffer broken bones, a head […]

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  • Slip and FallPersonal Injury

    Pedestrians Face Serious Risks in New York

    By Michael Barasch

    Every single year, vehicle accidents claim the lives of nearly 4,400 pedestrians and injure another 69,000 on U.S roads and highways. This amounts to a vehicle hitting and killing a pedestrian every two hours and injuring one about every eight minutes. These injuries often occur at legal crosswalks or even when pedestrians are walking on […]

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  • Slip and FallPersonal Injury

    Don’t Spend Summer in a Cast

    By Michael Barasch

    Now that summer is finally here, you and your family are likely anxious to indulge in all sorts of outdoor activities. In order to avoid having your summer fun cut short by an accidental injury such as a slip and fall, make sure you do whatever you can to stay safe while having fun. Some […]

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    Common Types of Slip and Fall Accident Injuries

    By Michael Barasch

    As a kid, you probably experienced your share of falls and tumbles. But what many people may not realize is that some slip and fall accidents can result in catastrophic injuries and even death. And they can occur virtually anywhere.  Slips and falls happen in restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, stairwells, elevators, parking garages, apartments […]

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    Slip and Fall Accidents Are a Leading Cause of Brain Injuries

    By Michael Barasch

    When an unlucky grandmother slipped and fell down a New York City subway station staircase, her life changed forever. The fall resulted in a traumatic brain injury, leaving the once active woman hardly able to communicate.  Maria Alcantara, a 69-year-old mother of four, had just finished work and was on her way to meet her […]

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