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  • Premises Liability

    Child Suffers Fatal Injury Due to Falling Brick

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A brick from a building on the Upper West Side reportedly slipped away from the facade and fatally hit a two-year-old child who was under the care of her grandmother at the time. The brick apparently tumbled down eight stories from a crumbling window ledge at the Esplanade Manhattan nursing home, striking the woman and […]

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  • Personal InjurySlip and Fall

    Examples of Slip and Fall Accidents

    By Michael Barasch

    Many people who hear the phrase “slip and fall accident” think of an elderly person slipping on a patch of ice. However, slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, and they can occur almost anywhere. Depending on the circumstances of your fall, any number of parties may be to blame, including the property or […]

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  • Personal Injury

    All Visitors are Not Created Equal

    By Michael Barasch

    What happens if you slip and fall on someone else’s poorly maintained property?  Can you pursue fair compensation for your injuries and lost income? The answer is ― it depends on why you were visiting the property in the first place. Under premises liability law, visitors to a property come in a variety of forms: […]

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