INSIGHTS: Slip & Fall

Who is Liable if I Slip on Snow or Ice?

Winter weather in New York can be harsh. Snow, sleet and freezing rain can accumulate in a matter of minutes leading to icy and slippery conditions. If it is not removed in a reasonable amount of time, snow and ice on walkways and sidewalks can cause slip and fall accidents that result in serious injuries. [...]

New York City Sidewalk Trip & Falls: Who's Responsible?

New York is a very walkable city. In fact, according to the DOT, there are 12,750 miles of sidewalks in New York City. Since it's so easy to get around on foot, New Yorkers frequently choose walking as a means of traveling to work, home, school, running errands, and getting where they need to go. [...]

New York City Public Transportation Trip and Falls & Slip and Falls

New Yorkers spend a good deal of time in the subway, on buses, and at train stations. While we expect to be able to ride on public transportation and traverse through public transit stations without incident, there are sometimes defects in walkways or platforms, that can cause trip and falls. [...]