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Ankle injuries common in slip, trip and fall incidents

Slipping, tripping or falling when on another's property can lead to serious injuries. The ankle can be hurt in particular when victims turn and twist it unnaturally in the effort to stop their fall. New York residents who are contemplating a premises liability claim will want to know the different types of ankle injuries as this will be important when determining the extent of their own injuries.

Should you handle an injury claim alone after an accident?

Any time that you suffer an injury as a result of an accident, you should carefully consider whether the accident or the injury justifies an injury claim. If the injury is serious enough to require medical attention, then it probably incurs some cost, and if the accident occurred because of some other party's actions or negligence, then that party may hold legal liability for those medical costs and other losses that the injury causes.

Premises liability and shopping injuries

New York is famous for its many shopping destinations, but shopping can be dangerous, especially in large crowds. Injuries that occur while shopping are common enough that "shopping injuries" is a term used in the legal area of premises liability. Shopping injuries range from slips and falls to injuries involving shopping carts.

Who is responsible if an object falls from a building

It is not uncommon for New York City residents to place air conditioning units precariously in windows. Some people may wonder whether there is any danger of these units falling and injuring or even killing someone although there have reportedly only been a few people who have been harmed in this way.

Filing a lawsuit after a subway accident

New York residents know that riding the subway comes with its own dangers. Hazards range from derailments to loose tiles that lead to falls. Since subways are usually owned and managed by local government authorities, filing a lawsuit after a subway accident involves some unique factors.

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