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What happens after a slip and fall?

If you have to ask what a slip-and-fall lawsuit is, you may be in a bad spot because of an accident that was someone else's fault. Although we often go through life affected by other people's actions, they may be on the hook for the consequences if those actions probably led to injury or death.

Premises liability means injured people may not be alone

New Yorkers are a tough and hardy crowd. They're used to taking care of themselves. Sometimes, however, accidents happen and people get injured through now fault of their own. In those situations, it's reasonable to expect the party responsible for the accident to assume the costs. This includes situations where a New Yorker is injured due to a property owner's negligence.

Premises liability and the legal status of the visitor

According to the legal idea of premises liability, a property owner in New York must maintain a reasonably safe environment for lawful entrants. If they fail in this, such as by neglecting to clear a sidewalk of ice and snow, and an entrant is injured as a result, then the property owner will be held liable for losses connected to those injuries.

Business owners may be liable for viruses, pathogens

Those in New York following coverage of the coronavirus may be concerned about how the virus may affect businesses. The city of Wuhan, China, is on lockdown, and many businesses are no longer allowed to operate to prevent the virus from spreading. Though the virus isn't considered to be a big threat yet in the United States, businesses may want to be prepared should a viral illness spread in the country.

Man hurt in baseball game assault settles premises liability case

In New York, people might think that premises liability cases stem from slip-and-fall accidents or dangerous property conditions and little else. However, there are many reasons why a premises liability lawsuit can be filed. An example is a man who was physically assaulted at a Major League Baseball playoff game and suffered a traumatic brain injury.

How property owners may be responsible for slips and falls

When someone falls on property owned by another party, it is often because of snow, ice or a defect, like a foreign substance on the floor or a hidden hole. New York residents may be interested in learning about their rights if they end up being harmed in such a manner.

Lawsuit filed on behalf of Meat Loaf for 2019 fall

Meat Loaf fans in New York may be interested in a lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the singer and actor. The musician was injured after falling from a stage at a horror convention in May 2019. The lawsuit alleges that the hotel at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport where the convention was held was unsafe.

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