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August 2019 Archives

Premises liability and inadequate security

Most premises liability claims are based on slip-and-fall accidents. In these instances, a property owner either knew or should have known of the dangerous property condition and failed to either correct the hazard or failed to warn others of the condition. These issues can arise nearly anywhere, but many premises liability lawsuits are filed against retailers, such as grocery stores, that fail to clean up spills in a timely fashion.

Study shows New York is a hotbed of pedestrian accidents

New York has its fair share of pedestrians. As such, motorists need to be extra careful when driving around the city. Failing to yield at a crosswalk or fully stop prior to an intersection when the light is red can cause a pedestrian to be struck, leaving him or her with serious injuries. The harm suffered can span the severity spectrum, too. Some victims are able to walk away with nothing more than some scrapes and bruises, but others may suffer broken bones, torn ligaments or head or neck injuries. Some victims are left permanently disabled. Sadly, a significant number of them end up dying.

Quality of care regulations seek to prevent nursing home neglect

New York's elderly population is amongst the most vulnerable. Quite often, these individuals require extensive medical care that their loved ones simply can't provide. These families may feel fortunate that they can turn to nursing homes for help, and many of them choose to entrust these homes with the care of their elderly loved ones. This is a massive responsibility, of course, with a lot at stake, which is why the federal government and the state heavily regulate this industry to better ensure nursing home residents' safety.

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