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Property owners may be held liable for unsafe stairs

Slip and fall accidents are extremely common and can cause very serious injuries. We are all subject to the laws of gravity, and when we lose balance or trip, the landing can be quite unpleasant. The further we fall, the harder we land, and the more likely we are to suffer harm. A fall down stairs can be especially devastating because it typically involves a series of impacts as the body hits stair after stair before coming to a halt.

What are some of New York City's most important bicycle laws?

Bicycle messengers, delivery riders and commuters are a common sight on the streets of New York City. Of course, this is due to the heavy traffic that crowds the roads every day. Bicyclists can actually traverse shorter distances much faster than motor vehicles. But even though these riders are traveling under their own power, they are still subject to the rules of the road.

Theme parks guests injured on ride

Summer is here, and families all across the country are likely packing, booking and preparing for vacations to fantastic places and exciting theme parks. These vacations will make memories that last a lifetime, but while theme parks adhere to the strictest safety standards, there is always the chance that something can go wrong. A recent incident in Missouri proved that vacationers should always be wary when taking advantage of attractions.

Medical malpractice can happen in New York

Here in the Big Apple, we have some of the most talented professionals in the world across a variety of different fields, and healthcare is no exception. If you live in New York, and you suffer an injury, you can be fairly confident that the care you receive from nearly all doctors and nurses will be world-class. Unfortunately, not all professionals are made equal, and even the most accomplished individuals can make mistakes.

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