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Abogados de caídas y resbalones

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Alguna vez caminando y por mala suerte pisas una susbstancia liquida en el piso, y esta le hace caerse? o, bajando las escaleras, ve que hay cierta ilusión con el color de la loza y esto no le permite pisar bien y le provoca resbalarse del escalón? Es tiempo de llamar a abogados de caídas y resbalones para tomar acción y así poder compensale sus daños y sufrimiento. ...

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NYC Subway Accident Lawyer

NYC Subway Accident Lawyer

Injured NYC Passengers didn’t expect to be casualties in today’s NYC Subway Fire that broke out in Harlem. 19 people were injured including 1 death. Fire marshals are questioning a person of interest after a deadly subway fire occurred early this morning in Harlem. The tragedy below ground killed an A train operator. Plumes of smoke could be seen above ground. The inside of the second car of a northbound 2 train was totally destroyed by the fire. Seats and lights were completely melted, with only metal and black ash left. The MTA says that the train pulled into the...

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Dog Bite Lawyer

Dog-Bite-Lawyer

A New York City Lawyer is representing a young dog bite victim who’s only 11 years old. A dog bit off the victim's face. This case reminds us why a dog owner is not guaranteed to be responsible for the attack.  The facts in this case are simple.  The child was visiting the dog owners’ house with his older brother.  Without provocation, the dog bit the child on the face, not letting go until another child opened the dog’s mouth.  Because of the attack, the child suffered multiple severe deep cuts in his face. The attack required emergency...

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MTA Injury Lawyer

MTA Injury Lawyer

In a recent personal injury case involving a slip and fall, a subway rider was walking down a staircase inside the station when he was injured.  The injured person slipped on a discarded MetroCard left on the staircase.  As a result of his fall, the injured subway rider had a severe fracture to his leg which required surgical repair. In cases involving slip and falls on debris, it is important for the entity responsible for maintaining the premises to show they did everything required of them before claiming they are not liable. The injured subway rider sued the New York City...

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Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers

Slip and Fall Accident-Lawyers

In February of 2017, our client was walking on the sidewalk with her son in Brooklyn. As she was walking past the defendant’s store, she slipped and fell on ice.  In the city of New York, if you fall on the sidewalk it is important to know who is responsible for maintaining or taking care of that sidewalk.  Generally, if the sidewalk is in front of a business, the owner of that business or property will be responsible for keeping the sidewalk safe.  In the case of our client, she fell in front of a grocery store. As a result,...

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Ice Skating Accidents

Ice Skating Accident

In a recent case, an experienced skater had an ice skating accident while she was skating at the Rockefeller Center ice rink.  The injured skater claimed two disruptive skaters pushed her down onto the skating rink. These two disruptive skaters had caused other skaters to fall to the ice before her own accident.   The injured skater observed these disruptive skaters pushing each other, spinning and skating against the flow of the other skaters.  These events took place over the course of more than 20 minutes.  During this time, she had seen at least three other skaters fall to the...

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Trip and Fall Lawyer

Trip and Fall Lawyer

In a case involving a trip and fall on a roadway, a pedestrian was jogging on a two-way street where motor vehicle traffic was active from each direction.  To avoid an approaching vehicle, the pedestrian began moving to her left, towards the side of the road.  After moving over, she was injured when she tripped and fell over a raised edge of depression in the roadway.The roadway depression, in this case, was created by ongoing construction work.  At the time of her accident, a construction company was excavating the road in connection with installing gas lines underneath the road.  The...

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Accident on NYC Subway

Accident on NYC Subway

Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it.  That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway while attempting to board the train at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. As he attempted to walk down the stairs he almost instantly lost his footing. A faulty tread, one that was angled downward and loose to the touch, was the culprit. Upon engaging this thread, the man was unable to keep his balance and fell down the entire stairway. As a result of the fall, the plaintiff (the injured man) suffered life-changing...

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