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New York City Personal Injury Attorney Blog

A running commentary on legal developments as they occur in state statutes, municipal laws and legal decisions in the trial and appellate courts throughout New York City and beyond.

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Appellate Division Decides General Contractor Had Authority over Subcontractor’s Worker

By Leandros Vrionedes |

One question that often determines whether a company is liable for a worker’s injuries in a claim based on New York Labor Law § 200 is whether the company being sued had authority and control over the work being done. The Second Department of the New York Appellate Division (including Richmond, Kings, Queens, Nassau… Read More »

Manhole Explosion

East Harlem Manhole Explosion Injures Two Workers

By Leandros Vrionedes |

A recent accident involving a manhole injured two individuals on the job for Consolidated Edison. Manhole accidents are surprisingly common events and can cause major injuries to their victims. Read on to learn more about manhole accidents and the injuries they can cause, and contact a dedicated Manhattan personal injury lawyer if you’ve been… Read More »

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Court Dismisses Claims of Subcontractor Plaintiff

By Leandros Vrionedes |

In a recent personal injury claim based on New York’s Scaffold Law, a trial judge for the Supreme Court in New York County dismissed the claims of a subcontractor determined to be the only person responsible for his injuries. Injuries received while constructing a scaffold The case of Merendino v. Costco Wholesale Corp. was… Read More »

2 cars in a crash

Potential Liability for Owner and Mechanic Shop in Accident

By Leandros Vrionedes |

An accident at an intersection in Rockaway Beach seemed straightforward enough on its face; a car failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a car that had the right of way and was traveling through the intersection. Upon closer inspection, however, the case becomes much more complex. The Second Department of… Read More »

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City of New York and Citi Bike Settle Lawsuit with Injured Cyclist

By Leandros Vrionedes |

The City of New York and bike rental company Citi Bike have recently settled a lawsuit filed by a man who sustained serious injuries after falling off one of the rented bikes. The settlement was reached only days before trial, where the injury victim was seeking some $60 million in damages. Ronald Corwin was… Read More »