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Accidents happen, and often they occur on other people's property. What are your rights if you are injured while visiting or trespassing on someone else's land?
This guide will walk you through the basics of personal injury law regarding property injuries.
Assess the situation
If you are injured on someone else's property, you need to assess the situation and make sure that you are safe. If you are in danger, call 911 immediately. If you are not in danger, assess your injuries.
The truth is, with more than 5.6 million riders every day, accidents are inevitable. If you’re a New Yorker, there’s a good chance you use the subway system to get around.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and not a moment too soon. As the weather warms, more and more motorcyclists will start hitting the road, making it important that everyone – bikers and the drivers of larger vehicles alike – take responsibility for preventing motorcycle accidents.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, an effort from the Brain Injury Association of America to educate the public about traumatic brain injury and to encourage additional funding for research into treatment modalities that offer hope to the victims of these debilitating injuries.
If you plan on traveling for the Holidays, it’s a good idea to be prepared. This means taking time to ensure your vehicle is in peak condition and that it is stocked with supplies you may need if you find yourself stranded on the road.
As we approach the colder months of late autumn and winter, the risk of slip and fall injury increases. From leaves hiding dangerous obstructions to wet and icy walkways, slip and fall accidents can become a real concern when things get cold in Upstate New York, making it important that we walk carefully and pay attention to our surroundings.
AAA has decided against making an official travel forecast for Labor Day 2021. However, according to CBSN in New York City, the travel club has suggested there could be more than three million trips on MTA bridges and tunnels during this upcoming holiday weekend. That would put this year’s Labor Day travel in and around NYC near pre-pandemic levels – and should be enough to prompt even the most cautious driver to be very careful while traveling this weekend.
With the recent collapse of Champlain Towers South in the Miami suburb of Surfside, many people have begun to wonder who is to blame and, with this, who can be held liable for the damages suffered by the individuals who have been injured and displaced, along with families who have lost a loved one in this tragic accident. And the truth is, that’s not always easy to determine.