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Hiring an Attorney after a Car Accident

No one needs to tell you that New York has a lot of traffic. The sheer number of cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and cabs on the road account for thousands of injuries to motorists, passengers and pedestrians alike. If you’re injured in an accident, it goes without saying that the first thing you should do…

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Premises Liability in New York

The owner or person responsible for maintaining any premise is legally liable for injuries sustained on their property due to negligence. Any person on the property legally can and should expect for the property to be maintained so as to protect their personal safety. Trip and falls and slip and falls account for the lion’s…

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What to do in a Product Liability Case

There are an infinite number of ways a person can be injured by a defective product. There is also any number of companies who could be found responsible if an injury occurs. Anyone associated with the production, design, manufacture (even manufacturers of component parts), retailer and wholesalers may be liable. An experienced product liability attorney…

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New York Assembly Considers Construction Liability Reform

Last month, reform legislation was introduced in the New York Senate to reform the state’s Scaffolding Law. The current law holds contractors and property owners absolutely liable for workplace injuries, regardless of fault.New Yorkremains the only state to still have such a law on the books. Citing the fiscal challenges faced by municipalities in the…

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