Monthly Archives: November 2015

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New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Annual list names some of New York City’s most hazardous buildings and landlords

New York City is home to some of the most expensive and opulent apartments in the world. It’s also, unfortunately, home to thousands of apartment buildings that are lacking basic…

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With the rise of app-based startups come questions about liability

Internet and app-based startups are literally changing the world and how people do everything from sell goods to find a ride downtown. While many of these startup companies have traditionally…

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Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

With the winter season on the horizon, many people are beginning to prepare for the snow and ice that comes with it. One of the things to consider when getting…

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Landlords of rent-stabilized units fail to make repairs

With space in high-demand, New York City is known for its soaring buildings and rental prices. In March, Bloomberg Business reported that the average New York City one-bedroom apartment now…

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Skiing and Snowboarding Safety Measures

With the winter season upon us, many people are also preparing for skiing and snowboarding season. Skiing and snowboarding can make a great vacation and is also a great way…

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Want to become an elevator mechanic? No experience or training needed

Throughout the state of New York, millions of residents routinely use elevators to get to and from their workplaces and residential dwellings. While most people who use elevators likely don’t…

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Can a College Be Liable for Injuries Caused by a Fraternity?

On many college campuses, fraternities and sororities are a way of life. Many students enjoy being part of these organizations for the connections they provide and the parties that are…

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Are bike lanes safer or more dangerous for New York riders?

See if you can wrap your mind around this: a medical study claims that New York’s bicycle lanes make riding in the city both safer and more dangerous. The study,…

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Halloween motor vehicle and pedestrian accident leave 3 dead, 3 injured

New York City residents and commuters are well aware of the dangers they face when behind the wheel or in the passenger seat of a motor vehicle. The dangers faced…

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