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Liability in New York Slip and Fall Claims

Liability in New York Slip and Fall Claims

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of every five falls causes a serious injury? Falls are also the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Slip and fall accidents are one of the most dangerous and most underestimated accidents in Central New York. Fortunately, legal recourse may be available for those who have suffered as a result of someone else’s negligence. Can the City Be Held Liable? The answer depends on where in the state the accident occurred. Most municipalities have their own sets of rules and regulations regarding sidewalk liability. In most cities outside [...]

Parking Lot Slip and Falls on Ice

Parking Lot Slip and Falls on Ice

As winter approaches, so do icy parking lots and sidewalks. One of the most common causes for slip and fall injuries, other than wet floors, is slipping on ice. Walking on ice is like walking on a wet floor, there is nearly zero traction between your shoes and the ground. The asphalt that makes up the ground of the parking lot is tough and hard. Falling on this tough asphalt can lead to serious injuries like bone fractures or traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Talk to a New York Slip and Fall Attorney if this happened to you while you were walking around a [...]

What You Need to Know about the New York Statute of Limitations for Slip-and-Fall Lawsuits

Serious Injuries from Slip-and-Fall Accidents

A staggering 800,000 people are taken to the hospital for head or hip injuries from slip-and-fall accidents. From 2007 to 2016, deaths from this type of accident have increased by 30% in the United States. Deaths tend to be caused by serious traumatic brain injuries, but others also may suffer pelvic fractures and serious soft tissue injuries. Medical expenses for these injuries can cost thousands of dollars. Try contacting a New York Slip-and-Fall Attorney if you experienced your slip-and-fall at a business with no wet floor signs. Injuries from the Impact Bone fractures and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the most [...]