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Family of ax-murder victim sues lot owner for negligent security

In Nov. 2011, a 28-year-old man from Edison, New Jersey, was murdered with a pick ax late one night in an industrial lot in Sayreville. That lot was reportedly part…

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How Do Negligent Security Cases Work in New York?

You go to an establishment. Someone assaults you. It’s definitely a criminal case, but is recovering compensation from the NYS Office of Victim Services (OVS) your only recourse? As a…

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‘Reasonably safe’ standard leaves room to raise legal questions

A 20-year-old New York City man is under arrest, charged with murder in the death last month of his 4-year-old brother. According to news reports, the man allegedly flung the…

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Just injury compensation depends on naming the right defendant

The story of the death of a vulnerable young man is what draws our attention today. The details of what happened in this case offer a view into the possible…

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What does it say when employees allege inadequate security?

There have been several high-profile shootings in recent months. There was the open-air tragedy in Las Vegas. More recently, there was the high school shooting in Florida. Of course, New…

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Lack of security guards may put New York patrons at risk

Many companies have some form of security in place to lower the risks of accidents. However, some establishments may be lacking in security guards, and as a result, they may…

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New York motorist allegedly speeding just before tragic accident

New York roads are busy, and not every motorist acts with caution behind the wheel. One driver was allegedly seen speeding recently, moments before a tragic accident occurred. Sadly, the…

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Are venues doing enough to protect customers from violence?

When our readers think about premises liability, they likely remember stories about people slipping and falling on liquids in a grocery store or someone being injured by falling objects in…

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Hotel to blame for negligent security in Erin Andrews case

Going to hotel, whether for business or vacation, is often painted as a relaxing experience. Marketing and ad campaigns for many hotels promise people a chance to unwind and even…

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Building’s owner and landlord have duty to protect tenants and prevent crime

All residents in New York City, regardless of wealth or address, have a right to feel safe in their own homes. For the millions of residents who live in apartment…

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