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.
A case recently before the First Department (Manhattan and the Bronx) of the New York Appellate Division asked the court to rule on whether the City of New York was required to consider a claim for injuries caused by a pothole if the City didn’t receive written notice in advance. The Appellate Division ruled… Read More »
A local repairman was recently fatally injured while working on an elevator in Manhattan. The accident is a tragic reminder of the need for all workers to receive critical safety equipment when working at a height on New York construction projects. Read on to learn more about the lethal accident, and contact an experienced… Read More »
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has recently released a report on the number and causes of on-the-job deaths nationwide in 2016, and the results are startling. Read on to learn about the most common reasons that workers are injured in the US, and speak with a skilled New York workplace injury lawyer… Read More »
A woman who was injured by an allegedly misleveled apartment building elevator will now be able to move forward with a claim for damages, after the New York Appellate Division rejected the defendants’ attempt to have the lawsuit dismissed. This case was conducted in the First Department, serving New York County (Manhattan) and Bronx… Read More »
New York has been walloped with record-breaking cold temperatures and snowfall that has blanketed the city. Despite the brutal weather, life goes on. Most of the city’s residents must still make their way out into the chilling cold to get to work or school – commutes which often involve traversing treacherously-slippery roads and sidewalks…. Read More »