Winter Hazards in New York: Understanding Slip and Fall Risks on Icy Surfaces

The Reality of Winter Slip and Falls in NYC Slip and fall accidents spike during the winter months. Icy sidewalks, snow-covered steps, and slippery public spaces become common. These conditions pose a risk to physical well-being and can also lead to complex legal situations.  Identifying Common Winter Hazards Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities In New York… read more

Infant Formula Tied to Digestive Problems in Premature Babies

Imagine finding out that your baby’s food, instead of providing nourishment, is actually causing harm. This is the reality for thousands of parents who fed their premature infants baby formula made by Abbot Laboratories and Mead Johnson & Company. Parents of premature infants often discover that breastfeeding is difficult or even impossible or find that… read more

Who is Responsible for Poor Security?

There are over 1.5 million rental units in New York City, making it the largest rental market in the country. Crime statistics for the City show over 6,500 burglaries in 2020, up from 4,480 as the year before. When can a landlord be held responsible for damages caused to tenants from criminal activity? Landlords’ Legal… read more

Snow and Ice Hazards – Who is Responsible?

Today’s winter storm is expected to bring the deepest snowfall since January 2016. With this massive winter storm, you can expect to see snow and ice on driveways, sidewalks, and other public and private walkways. Falls are inevitable, often resulting in serious injuries and even death. Who is responsible for maintaining these walkways in a… read more

Medical “Never Events”: What Are They?

Many medical malpractice claims originate from a mistake made by a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional that creates a serious health issue later in the patient’s life. A mistake is considered malpractice if the medical professional violated the accepted standard of care, as specified by the testimony of other practitioners and experts. However, some incidents of… read more

Train and Railway Accidents Attorney in New York

Pedestrians Being Struck by Trains The Metropolitan Transit Authority reported 621 incidents of people on subway tracks or struck by subway trains, leading some to call for additional safety precautions to make it more difficult for people to fall or step onto tracks. One woman was killed and another injured in December of 2019 when… read more

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident In NYC

It happens to all of us – one moment you are walking along, and the next thing you know, you are flat on the ground.  Slip and falls are the #1 cause of injuries. Over eight million people end up in hospital emergency rooms every year from slip and fall injuries. Slip and fall injuries… read more

What Should I Do If I Get Hurt at an Amusement Park?

You don’t have to travel to far if you’re in New York City and want to enjoy a day at an amusement park. The city is home to plenty of its own. Brooklyn is home to the famed Coney Island. The Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village is right down the road in Queens. Six Flags… read more