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Landlords in New York required to provide heat and hot water

This past Christmas Day was one of the coldest New York has seen in a few years. However, it was even colder for some residents living in Harlem. Residents at…

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Air bag claims expand to include carmakers

New York readers know it can be hazardous on the streets of the city. Crime isn’t the only concern. Cars and trucks are everywhere, sometimes navigating narrow streets. So are…

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Failing to maintain safe conditions may cause New York injuries

Most individuals spend a good deal of their time on property owned by other people. Though most ventures out of one’s own home take place without any unexpected occurrences, some…

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NYC’s worst landlords failing to maintain safe conditions

A New York City woman has to go down one flight of stairs in order to access a toilet after her landlord removed her plumbing. The 72-year-old Bronx resident lives…

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Has your landlord shoveled and salted?

New York City has become a winter wonderland as the Weather Channel reports that snowfall totals in Central Park climbed to more than two feet. As snow removal crews work…

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Elevator cited in 25-year-old’s death had 3 open violations

In a city like New York City which is full of high rises and skyscrapers, it’s difficult to avoid using an elevator. In fact, for many city residents, taking an…

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Fatal Brooklyn elevator accident raises troubling safety questions

Across New York City, apartment buildings serve as homes to the city’s more than eight million permanent residents. Many of these buildings are relatively new or have been renovated to…

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Broadway actor’s fatal fall highlights dangers of fire escapes

Whether you consider them to be aesthetically pleasing or wrought-iron eyesores, fire escapes are part of New York City’s history. In response to the fire-related deaths of hundreds of tenants…

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Was your trip, slip or fall the result of negligence?

New York Residents are accustomed to living in close quarters and relying on landlords, neighbors, business owners and city agencies to maintain and repair buildings and properties. In cases where…

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East Village Explosion

Recently, a building in New York’s East Village exploded, killing two and injuring dozens. Although investigations are still ongoing, authorities suspect that the cause of the accident resulted from an…

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