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September 2013 Archives

Slip-and-fall victims may be entitled to compensation

Slip-and-fall accidents occur all of the time in New York City, and with winter around the corner, they will only get more prevalent. Slips, trips and falls may seem like minor accidents at the time, but they can leave the victim with serious injuries such as broken bones, lacerations, back injuries or even brain injuries.

Garage worker injured in NYC elevator accident

If you're like most New York City residents, you rely on elevators nearly every day to get to your job, appointments or residence. Not only are there elevators for people in most buildings, there are also elevators for cars in many parking garages in New York City.

Principal blames students who were injured in pedestrian accident

School is back in session at many New York City schools, which means that the sidewalks are once again filled with students walking to and from school. Unfortunately, an increase in sidewalk traffic also means an increased likelihood for pedestrian accidents in the city.

'Slumlord' sells two Staten Island apartment buildings

Most New Yorkers are apartment dwellers, which means that they depend on property owners to keep their living quarters safe. Unfortunately, not all property owners take these duties seriously, and tenants are often injured as a result. In general, property owners can be held liable when an injury occurs on their property and negligence was involved.

Another NYC sidewalk accidents leaves 7 pedestrians injured

Another sidewalk accident has left several people injured in New York City after a car jumped the curb after being rear-ended by another vehicle. The accident occured last night around 7:00 p.m. at Eastern Parkway and Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Harlem apartment building stairwell collapses

Last week, several dozen residents of an apartment building in East Harlem had to be evacuated after a man fell through a staircase. The 34-year-old man, who was a resident of the building, suffered injuries in the cave-in and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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