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The Dangers Surrounding the Rockets’ Red Glare

With Independence Day came rockets glaring red and a variety of other colors. Not limited to just one day in July, the lure of fireworks is often too much for…

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Public E-Scooters: Convenience Leads to Catastrophe

The extensive launch of electric scooters throughout the country was meant to provide mobility options for residents of more than 100 cities. However, with choice comes consequences. A significant number…

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Christmas sees spike in injuries

One might assume that the most common injuries on Christmas occur from activities such as starting a holiday fire for the family to gather around or drinking and driving after…

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Construction companies come up short on worker safety. Again!

Construction is a dangerous industry. Recognizing that, and acknowledging that New York’s landscape necessitates building ever upward, the state stands apart from many others in the legal protection it seeks…

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Striking the right balance on hot water temperature is crucial

Taking a comfortable shower or bath should be easy, even if you happen to live in a multi-resident apartment building. New York law seeks to make that possible by requiring…

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City life is risky enough for children. Play shouldn’t be

Apartment living might not be the norm in New York City, but it is certainly big business. One of the largest players in the market is the New York City…

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Staying safe in this week of foul NYC winter weather

Just days ago, New York suffered through one severe nor’easter. The storm called Riley knocked down trees and took out power to tens of thousands of across the region. It…

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Negligence of property owner alleged by New York City tenants

Some may say that the only things that soar higher in New York City than its skyscrapers are the rental prices its real estate market commands. As space is always…

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Establishing negligence in slip and fall lawsuits can be tricky

Every year, thousands of people suffer injuries due to dangerous conditions on the properties of others in New York. Slip and fall accidents can cause severe injuries that may lead…

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New York tenants say landlord failing to maintain safe conditions

Residents of a New York apartment building are at odds over recent renovations. The massive construction project has been going on for the better part of a year since its…

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