slip and fall accident

Slip and Fall Due to Snow? Here’s What You Need to Know

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With the official start of Winter arriving, New Yorkers know the inevitable northeast snowfall is right around the corner. When visiting retail locations in the inclement weather, shoppers should be aware of the property owner’s liability for snow removal in case of a slip and fall.

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Cleanup in Aisle Five: Slip-and-Falls in Supermarkets

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A trip to the supermarket should not end in a trip to the hospital. But, sometimes, that is what happens. When a bottle of olive oil is knocked over or a punctured container leaks out milk, fruit juice or orange juice onto the floor, those automatically become hazards to unsuspecting customers, who slip, fall and become seriously injured.
 

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Woman Awarded Compensation for Premise Liability Suit

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Property owners and managers have a responsibility to make sure they maintain a safe environment. In New York, many people rely on building and property owners to keep rental properties free from hazards as there are many people who rent work spaces and apartments. Renters should be able to expect that the property owners will address and remedy unsafe conditions, but all too often this does not happen.

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What to Do After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

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You’ve fallen on another person’s property and injured yourself. It could be slipping on something in a store, tripping on a crumbling staircase or falling on an icy sidewalk. Now what do you do?

Try to remain calm. This may be easier said than done, but it is important to remember as much as you can about the accident. Here are some common sense things to do in the after an accident, depending on the severity of your injuries:

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