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New York City Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Lady slips on ice

Storm in Progress Doctrine Prevents Recovery for Slip-and-Fall Victim

By Leandros Vrionedes |

In an opinion recently issued by the Supreme Court of Queens County, the victim of a fall on a New York City bus was denied the opportunity to seek compensation for her injuries by the “storm in progress” doctrine. The case, titled Hicks v. New York City Transit Authority, centered on an accident which… Read More »

Five car accident

Innocence of Plaintiff Doesn’t Automatically Mean Responsibility of Defendants

By Leandros Vrionedes |

In a recent decision by the New York Appellate Division, the court considered whether or not an innocent plaintiff injured in a multi-vehicle accident was entitled to judgment before trial on the responsibility of the two other drivers. In the case that came before the Appellate Division, titled Oluwatayo v. Dulinayan, the plaintiff, Victor… Read More »

Ski slope accident

New York Court Rules In Favor of Person Injured on Slopes

By Leandros Vrionedes |

Participating in dangerous activities generally bars an accident victim from suing for their injuries based on those dangerous activities. However, there are exceptions to every rule. A recent decision by the New York Appellate Division, First Department in favor of an injured plaintiff is an example of the limits of the “assumption of the… Read More »

August Wilson Theater New York

Slip-and-Fall Claim Survives Motion to Dismiss

By Leandros Vrionedes |

The New York Appellate Division, First Department recently upheld a decision denying a motion to dismiss a claim for injuries resulting from a slip-and-fall in a theater. The court, which covers New York County (Manhattan) and the Bronx, concluded that sufficient questions of fact existed to support the claim going forward to trial. At… Read More »

Ladder fall

Employee Succeeds in Proving Liability for Ladder Fall Injuries

By Leandros Vrionedes |

A case which recently came before the New York Appellate Division granted an injured worker’s summary judgment motion, finding a property owner liable for the worker’s injuries after a fall from a ladder under a law mandating safety protections for employees working at an elevation. In the case of Hill v. City of New… Read More »