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What Are New York’s Property Owner’s Sidewalk Liability Laws?

New York’s bustling streets are not just a testament to its vibrant energy, but also to the diverse responsibilities that property owners bear. Among these responsibilities is the maintenance and safety of the sidewalks adjoining their properties. As a resident or business owner in New York, it's crucial to understand the intricate web of laws and regulations surrounding sidewalk Read More >>

What Are Your Landlord’s Responsibilities When It Comes to Slippery Steps?

The owners and managers of all types of properties in New York – including rented dwellings –  have a responsibility to ensure that the property is free of hazards that can cause injuries to visitors or tenants. One of the most common areas in which hazards exist is on stairwells, where damaged flooring materials, ice, liquid, and other debris can collect and cause someone to lose their footing, Read More >>

Could Your Landlord Be Responsible for a Slip-and-Fall Accident in Your Apartment?

Landlords in New York are required to provide their residents with safe properties free from known hazards and defects. When a landlord in New York violates this duty and you're injured on their property from a slip-and-fall accident, you may be able to sue the landlord for any damages you have sustained. The New York slip-and-fall accident lawyers at Dalli & Marino, LLP represent Read More >>

What Is the Difference Between a Slip-and-Fall and a Trip-and-Fall?

As far as the law is concerned, there's only a slight difference between a slip-and-fall and a trip-and-fall. Lawyers use both terms more-or-less interchangeably to refer to an incident where someone falls and gets hurt because of a dangerous condition on someone else's property. However, slips generally refer to something wet on the ground that caused your accident, whereas a trip implies that Read More >>

Slipped on an Icy Sidewalk: Can You Recover Compensation?

If you slipped, fell, and got hurt because of an icy sidewalk, you may feel overwhelmed with your injuries, especially if they’re severe. If you were injured because of an icy sidewalk due to no fault of your own, you can recover compensation for your losses. However, it will likely take the efforts of a skilled sidewalk slip-and-fall lawyer to ensure you receive the maximum payment available. And Read More >>

How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Winter

The change of seasons in New York doesn't arrive without challenges. During the winter months, many people experience slip and fall accidents. Additionally, they fear going outdoors and getting injured because of snow and harsh weather conditions. There are different ways people can stay safe and avoid slip and fall accidents during the cold weather months.  At Dalli and Marino Law Firm, our Read More >>

How Brain Shrinkage Contributes to Brain Injuries in Older Adults

Falling as an older adult is dangerous for many reasons, including the increased likelihood of sustaining a traumatic brain injury. Among the reasons brain injuries from falls are more common in older populations is due to changes in the brain that take place later in life. Brain shrinkage, for instance, can contribute to brain injuries in older adults. Healing from such an injury takes much Read More >>

How to Identify a Concussion after a Fall in a Nursing Home

The dangers of concussions are frequently discussed on the news, typically in relation to athletes, children, and teenagers. But it’s often overlooked that seniors are at high-risk too. Elderly people are especially susceptible to concussions while in nursing homes, with nearly 75% of concussions leading to catastrophic brain injuries. The following information will discuss why this is, how to Read More >>

Falls Rank As #1 Cause of Injuries Among Older Adults: What If Your Loved One Falls In A Nursing Home?

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among adults 65 and older, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Even worse, the agency reports that death rates in this category among older adults increased 30% from 2007 to 2016.  Older adults living in nursing homes could be particularly vulnerable. “With that high frequency among older adults, nursing Read More >>

Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout – NY Post

A 2016 article in the New York Post, by Richard Morgan, was entitled, "Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout". Morgan reported that, "A 51-year-old brass polisher badly hurt in 2007 while working at a Trump condo on Manhattan’s East Side had to wait nine years to collect a payout for his injuries because the billionaire developer’s company waited too long to inform its Read More >>

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