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How Long Do Property Owners Have To Clear Snowy Sidewalks?

New Yorkers are walkers. We walk to the subway or bus, we walk to work, we walk to the gym-we walk pretty much everywhere we go. But when winter weather hits, walking can turn dangerous if property owners fail to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice. Some property owners take care if it right away. But then there are others who do it halfway, or maybe don't even do it at all. So how long do property owners typically have to clear snow and ice before the mess becomes an official liability in the case of a slip-and-fall accident?

9 injured in New York -- personal injury lawsuits possible

Most people who use New York roadways likely know that there is always a potential of an accident. However, while an accident due to a driver error, for example, may be anticipated, a drugged driver who slams into multiple vehicles is difficult to predict. Unfortunately, police believe that such a scenario occurred in an accident that resulted in personal injury to nine people.

Children suffer personal injury in New York accident

Most people realize and accept that accidents happen. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision, however, all parties involved are required to remain at the scene. However, police in New York claim that one of the drivers involved in a recent crash that caused two children to suffer personal injury fled the scene.

New York car accident results in personal injury, fatalities

Passengers in a vehicle place their trust in the driver. They expect that the driver will take measures to ensure their safety, including abstaining from drugs and alcohol, taking proper measures to avoid becoming fatigued and avoiding distracting actions such as texting while driving. Unfortunately, accidents in New York can often have drastic consequences, leaving a victim suffering from a personal injury or a family grieving an unexpected loss.

New York personal injury claim results in $71 million award

Anyone who has been involved in a car accident likely knows that even a relatively minor incident can create serious aches and pains. Unfortunately, victims of major crashes in New York often suffer for the rest of their lives. A jury in New York has recently awarded the victim of a car crash over $70 million in a personal injury lawsuit.

What is a common carrier?

A common carrier is a business that focuses on carrying people or goods from one place to another. Vehicles like buses, trains and taxicabs are common carrier vehicles. In some places, even roller coasters are common carrier vehicles. Businesses that run these carriers are responsible for keeping their fleets in good condition and for getting people to their destinations safely.

Personal injury: 6 injured after SUV hits New York laundromat

Many people in New York and across the country use weekends to get caught up on chores such as laundry. Most of the time, trips to the laundromat are relatively uneventful. However, reports indicate that at least six people suffered injuries when a sports utility vehicle plowed into a building. The driver of that vehicle could face numerous personal injury claims as a result.

Personal injury: New York crash injures motorcyclist

There are a variety of different methods to legally use New York roadways. While most people typically think of cars and trucks, motorcyclists and pedestrians, among others, also have the right to use the roads. As a result, other drivers must remain vigilant due to the decreased visibility of smaller vehicles and walkers. Unfortunately, a recent crash resulting in a personal injury illustrates the potential outcome when a motorcyclist is overlooked.

New York pedestrian suffers personal injury from crash debris

As in most large cities in the United States, people in New York have a variety of different options regarding transportation. While some opt to drive themselves, many others choose to walk or utilize public transportation. While pedestrians may feel like they are safe from car accidents, a recent crash resulting in a personal injury to a man on a sidewalk shows that may not be the case.

Walk in Central Park results in personal injury

For many people in New York City, a walk in Central Park is the highlight of their day. However, a recent incident may have some questioning their safety while doing so. Reports indicate that a mother and her three young children were struck by a falling tree as they were walking on a roadway in the park, resulting in a personal injury.

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