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Slip & Fall Accidents

Settlement Values for Shoulder Injury Lawsuits Can Vary Widely

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After sustaining any major bodily injury, it’s natural to wonder if you should file a lawsuit and what sum of money might be offered to you to settle the case. While we can readily help you determine if the facts of your case will support a lawsuit, we cannot always provide an accurate “best guess” regarding a recovery amount until your doctors have provided all of the initial treatments, a long-term prognosis for your overall condition and submitted all their bills. Should surgeries be recommended – or long-term physical therapy sessions, we must then wait to see how successful these prove...

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When Will A Defendant Normally Be Held Liable in a Slip-and-Fall Case?

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When Will A Defendant Normally Be Held Liable in a Slip-and-Fall Case? The outcome of these lawsuits usually depends on whether the plaintiff has successfully proved that the defendant was negligent and at least partially responsible for all the injuries sustained. When our law firm first considers representing a new client, we carefully review the basic facts of the underlying case to determine if the defendant acted negligently. We then check to see exactly when the defendant became aware of the fall hazard and if that person took any action to remedy the situation. Falls occur often in the workplace and while...

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Serious New York City Stairway, Ramp, Sidewalk and Parking Lot Injuries

New York City residents constantly suffer serious injuries while driving in parking lots. They also get hurt when using stairways, ramps and sidewalks. One major medical journal article states that at least one million Americans injure themselves annually on staircases. Although roughly 50% of all homes have staircases, many of these accidents also occur in the workplace. While many people injured on stairs are much older, two-thirds of those who seek emergency room treatment for stairway injuries are between the ages of eleven and sixty. Stairway accidents often occur because people are distracted -- or because of design hazards. In some...

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Total Hip Replacement After an Accident: Finding the Right Legal Representation

Severe accidents occur every day here in New York City, and the chances for injury can often become catastrophic from something simple as a fall. It could even lead to someone shattering their hip and never recovering to the life they once knew. You may have just experienced the same thing after dealing with a typical or unusual accident here in the Big Apple. As a result, you're perhaps planning to file a lawsuit, but don't know the best way to go about it. Never take on legal matters like this on your own without proper legal representation. We can help you...

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NYC Slip & Fall Lawyers Discuss Recent Statistics and Tips to Prevent Injuries

Although older Americans may be more likely to suffer serious head traumas and broken bones when they fall, many younger people also struggle with bad falls explain NYC slip & fall lawyers at the . A Purdue University study found that over 50% of younger people often trip or fall. Of course, their big advantage is that after tripping, they can often recover their balance more swiftly and prevent a fall. Not long ago, singer Carrie Underwood suffered a very bad fall on her property that made it necessary for her to obtain over 40 stitches. Americans of all ages really...

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Snow and Ice Injuries After Last Week’s NYC Storm From Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers

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Winters in New York can lead to serious accidents on roadways and sidewalks. Snow on the sidewalks and roads are a major cause of slip and fall accidents that can lead to people suffering from severe injuries. 1 million Americans are injured due to slip and fall injuries annually. The risk of slip and fall injuries increases drastically in winters. In 2014, there were around 42,480 workplace injuries from snow. These snow accidents lead to serious injuries, leaving the victim in pain that can result in medical costs, lost wages and permanent disabilities. If the fall is caused by the property...

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Trip & Fall Accident Attorneys

Is it possible for an athlete who engages in extreme sports such as rock climbing or extreme mountain biking to sustain broken bones from a sidewalk accident? While this seems improbable, it can happen because of the person's expectations says Arkady Frekhtman, one of the trip & fall accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in New York City. When using a sidewalk, it's natural to assume that it's a perfectly safe activity. Walking on sidewalks is not an extreme sport and shouldn't require the same intense focus of spotting fall hazards. It's a reasonable expectation that it's safe to...

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New York Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers Discuss Snow and Ice Falls

Always remember to wear sturdy shoes with good traction when there’s snow or ice on the ground or in the forecast explains one of the New York slip and fall accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm in Brooklyn. Too many New Yorkers regularly slip and fall on nearly invisible sheets of ice or slushy snow as they travel to work or run errands each day. It’s also wise to make sure your office building places proper mats in front of entrance doors and just inside so you won’t suddenly fall on a slick surface with wet shoes. If you...

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Haven’t Hired a Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer?

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Trip and Fall No one wants to trip and fall while in a place of business or while otherwise out in public. If this has happened to you due to no fault of your own -- such as if the floor was wet but there was no "wet floor" sign out or if the flooring was in poor condition and caused you to trip -- then it's a good idea to hire a trip and fall accident lawyer to help you. Some people don't want to make a big deal out of their accidents or just assume that they can handle...

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New York Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Discusses Preventing Stairway Accidents

Preventing New York Stairway Accidents Each year, far too many Americans suffer serious and sometimes fatal stairway accidents at work and at home says a New York slip & fall accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. In fact, one Pediatrics medical journal study reported that close to 100,000 children each year visit emergency rooms due to staircase injuries. That means that almost every six minutes, a child is being treated in an ER in this country for injuries incurred during a stairway accident. Of course, many more stairways accidents are never even reported, regardless of whether they occur on the...

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