Premises Liability

Important Steps To Take After A Slip, Trip And Fall Accident

Dangers and hazards in any environment or setting should be dealt with as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this is not always the case on a commercial premise. A slip, trip, and fall accident can occur unexpectedly any second, and it is almost impossible to prevent it from happening, especially in an unfamiliar environment that you… (keep reading)

Important Steps To Take After A Rental Ceiling Collapse

Naturally, as a renter, you trust your landlord to maintain the structural integrity and facilities regularly and ensure that they stand up to the test of time. Of course, the last thing that anyone expects to happen is for their ceiling to collapse. After all, we all want our home to be a safe and… (keep reading)

How To Determine Fault In A Ceiling Collapse Accident

In the blink of an eye, when you least expect it, your ceiling comes crashing down. After getting the medical treatment you need, you may also plan to pursue legal action. When ceiling disasters happen, you and your loved ones are at high risk of sustaining severe injuries such as bone fractures, internal bleeding, and… (keep reading)

duty of care

Have you or a loved one suffered injuries on the premises of another party? You may have plenty of questions after the incident, including who is at fault, how you should go about paying your medical bills, as well as how you should go about claiming justice and compensation. When filing a personal injury case,… (keep reading)

What Are The Important Pieces Of Evidence In Slip And Fall Cases?

If you have been the victim of a slip and fall accident, you may be wondering if you have a legal case. When you fall due to a hazardous condition on someone else’s property, it can be the case that the property owner has breached their duty of care to you as a visitor and… (keep reading)

How To Navigate Winter Storm Slip And Fall Cases

Winter storms can leave the ground slippery, putting pedestrians at higher risk of slipping and falling. When you slip and fall at the entrance of a commercial property or a parking lot, you could have a case of premise liability. It is also possible for sidewalk defects to cause pedestrians to slip and fall, particularly… (keep reading)

How To Know If A Landlord Is Liable For Your Slip And Fall Case

After a slip and fall in your rental property in New York, you may be wondering if you can hold your landlord responsible for your injury. While not every injury sustained on rental premises is the responsibility of your landlord, this largely depends on the circumstances surrounding your case as well as the terms set… (keep reading)

How Can A Premises Liability Attorney Help If Someone Breaks Into Your Gated Community?

There are many reasons individuals and families choose to live in gated communities, chiefly amongst them safety. With gated entrances and guards onsite, this can give residents a sense of security within the community, particularly after certain hours. However, the truth is that crime can occur in a gated community just like with any other… (keep reading)

After 5 Years on Rikers Island and No Trial, Bronx Man Sues for Lost Years

Kenneth Creighton spent five years on Rikers Island awaiting a trial that never happened and now he’s suing the city for compensation for those lost years. “You feel like a walking dead person, accused of everything you didn’t do,” said Creighton, who lives in the Bronx. “Yet you have to deal with the punishment and… (keep reading)

Balcony collapse plunges New York woman into fatal fall

On behalf of Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein, P.C. posted in Premises Liability on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Many buildings in and around New York are very old. On the one hand, it is nice to respect and maintain these older buildings as they provide a historical feel and a sense of character to the surrounding… (keep reading)

Roller coaster accident injures 5-year-old boy

An unofrtunate accident on a Coney Island roller coaster has left a 5-year-old with a broken leg and possibly other injuries; and some safety officials are questioning why the roller coaster did not have more safety measures to prevent such a thing from happening. The 5-year-old boy was in one of the roller coaster cars… (keep reading)

Personal Injury $1,200,000

We recovered $1.2 million for a client who sustained a head injury when she fell through an open sidewalk cellar door which was unmarked and hidden from view.