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Who Is Liable in a Limo Accident?

Limousines are associated with special occasions—galas, parties, and prom night. But should they be associated with greater danger on the street? “These vehicles are death traps. We cannot allow these vehicles to share our roads,” said Mindy Grabina at a recent hearing with New York State lawmakers. “We cannot allow these vehicles to share our Read More

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Everyone in NY Should Have a REAL ID by October 2020

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is setting new restrictions in place for commercial air travel. In order to board a domestic flight, enter a military base or nuclear power plant, or step into other federal facilities after October 1st, 2020, you must have a valid: Enhanced driver’s license or permit REAL ID S. Passport Read More

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What Are Motorized Bicycles in NYC?

Is a motorized bicycle treated like a bicycle, or a motorcycle? At Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP, we handle both types of accidents, and we can tell you: motor-assisted bikes are in a space of their own—and have limited area to roam in New York State. They’re more powerful than foot-pedaled bikes, and not Read More

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Yet Another Fan Injured by a Foul Ball. Who Is Liable?

This MLB season, there seems to be an epidemic of fans being struck and horrifically injured by foul balls. The most prominent incident took place when a 2-year-old girl was struck in the head by a foul ball during a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Astros. But it happens more often than Read More

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Are Apartment Complexes Liable for Injuries Suffered by Tenants?

When people move into a new apartment, they expect the premises to be safe and secure from potential dangers. For the most part, landlords keep up their end of the bargain by tending to the grounds, conducting maintenance, and making sure everything in an apartment complex is working properly for their tenants. Unfortunately, not every Read More

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Slip and Fall Accidents Aren’t Necessarily Your Fault

Falling in public can be an embarrassing experience, no matter who you are, and can at times result in injuries. Taking a fall in a place like a shop or building can be scary, but often it is not 100% the fault of the person who fell. If you or a loved one fell in Read More

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Construction Worker Falls to His Death Due to Unguarded Scaffolding

Giuseppe Pagano, 49, came to work on Saturday, May 18th, just like he always had. He was a long-time employee of Sciame Construction, which was in the middle of a $100 million renovation of Milstein Properties’ 335 Madison Avenue, right in the heart of Manhattan. On that day, Mr. Pagano was cleaning out some debris Read More

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The Hidden Danger of Restaurants

Whether you work behind the scenes in the kitchen or you’re having a nice dinner out with your family, restaurants have always been places where people can come together and enjoy a good meal. However, making your medium-rare steak or cup of clam chowder takes many steps to prevent injuries in the kitchen, and injuries Read More

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When Bicycle Couriers Get Hurt in New York City

Being a bike courier is a popular job in big cities like New York, where packages, food, and other items are on a tight delivery schedule. Also, being able to avoid street traffic is a huge advantage for bikers. But it comes with its own set of dangers as well, especially on the streets of Read More

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How Negligent or Inadequate Security Can Cause Harm at Public Events

Whether you’re catching a foul ball at Yankee Stadium or raging at a Bruce Springsteen concert, when you go out to an event, you trust that you’re in a controlled and safe environment. However, that is not always the case. When security at these events is lax, the potential for injuries increases. Venues have a Read More

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