February 22, 2016

A 44-year-old woman was raped and robbed inside a Staten Island office building

In New York City, property owners of establishments such as office and apartment buildings, restaurants, schools, and bars have a duty of care to take certain security measures to ensure a safe environment for individuals who are visiting, live, or work on their premises. When an owner fails to take adequate precautions to secure their..

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February 19, 2016

E-Cigarette Battery Explosion Seriously Burns British Man

A British man sustained serious burn injuries when the battery of his e-cigarette exploded while in his pants causing them to catch fire. He sustained serious burn injuries to his leg necessitating skin graft surgeries and leaving him with permanent scarring. Consumer products have become remarkably safe over the years, but there is still the..

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February 11, 2016

Pedestrian Killed by Tow Truck in Manhattan

Due to New York City’s massive size and heavy traffic, accidents causing severe injury or death to pedestrians occur frequently. Pedestrians represent half of the fatalities caused by traffic accidents in New York City. A study by the New York City Department of Transportation from 1996 through 2005 found that 1,944 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents…

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Posted in: Car Accidents

February 9, 2016

Slip and Fall Accidents in New York

Business owners, landlords, and private property owners have a duty to provide safe and secure premises for their guests. When an owner neglects to repair or warn guests of a hazardous area on their property, they may be liable for any injuries that result. Individuals who have suffered an injury due to a property owner’s..

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Posted in: Slip and Fall

February 5, 2016

Another Deadly Crane Collapse in Lower Manhattan

A young man was killed and others were seriously injured when a construction crane owned by Bay Crane came crashing down this morning in Tribeca. Reports are that a 38-year old man was killed while he was walking on the street when he was struck by the crane. Crane accidents have been a common occurrence in New York City..

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February 1, 2016

New York City Construction Worker Impaled on Rebar After Fall

Construction accidents are a serious and common occurrence in New York. A New York City Construction worker was severly injured on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 when he fell down an unguarded shaft 5 stories and was impaled on uncapped rebar in the basement. According to the New York Daily News, the shaft was not guarded,..

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January 28, 2016

Our Partner, Dallin Fuchs, Explains the Factors Utilized in Determining the Value of a Case in New York

Determining the value of a case is an important part of the role of a personal injury attorney in New York. This process is not a simple one and is, always, very dependent on multiple factors unique to each case. In this video, our partner, Dallin Fuchs, explains the process of evaluating a personal injuiry..

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Posted in: Personal Injury