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Slip and Fall Archives

Who Is Liable For Slips And Falls At Your Summer Barbecue?

You spend plenty of money on food, drinks and games for your annual summer get together in the back yard. While you've put so much time into planning the party, spend just as much time safeguarding the premises. You will be entertaining family and friends, but if any of them gets hurt, you can be held responsible for their injuries. Here are ideas to help accident proof your yard and prevent any slips and falls that could lead to legal action.

NYC Man Breaks Legs Falling From 39th Story Of Building

A 22-year-old man fell off of the roof of a New York City high rise last week, but survived with the help of a parked Dodge. New York City Police say that Thomas Magill suffered serious injuries, especially to his legs, but surprisingly survived his fall on West 63rd St. in NYC by falling through the back windshield of a car parked on the side of the road.

Slip And Fall Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

Despite increased awareness, slip and fall accidents account for the most common types of injuries that require hospitalization. Sadly, many of these accidents result in life-long disabilities or even death. As a victim or a loved one, you may be searching for answers-and rightfully so. It is important to assess the situation thoroughly to make sure negligence wasn't involved and to gain legal aid as needed.

New York City Elevator Falls 3 Stories Injuring 22 Peop

According to the Wall Street Journal, 22 workers suffered minor injuries when a freight elevator fell three floors in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan this week. The accident took place at an 18th Street furniture warehouse near the Avenue of the Americas. The workers, who were using the elevator illegally as a passenger elevator instead of a freight elevator, all suffered whiplash in the elevator fall. Nine passengers who suffered more serious injuries were transported to the hospital for treatment.

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