Walking or Biking in New York City: Watch for Left Turning Drivers

NEW YORK. According to a recent NPR report, left turns are responsible for a quarter of all pedestrian accidents in the U.S. In New York City, where both pedestrians and drivers are competing for space at intersections, left turns are particularly dangerous. Left turns pose a unique hazard because both [...]

By | 2018-08-18T02:41:11-04:00 September 14th, 2017|Accidents, Premises Liability|0 Comments

Slip And Fall Accidents: Tips For Staying Safe During The Holidays

Although slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, and at any time, when there’s ice involved, suddenly there’s the potential for falls to become rather more serious. Slip and fall stats According to the CDC, slip and fall is the most common type of accident in the country, yet so many people remain unaware of [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:02:51-04:00 December 5th, 2014|Accidents, Premises Liability|Comments Off on Slip And Fall Accidents: Tips For Staying Safe During The Holidays

How To Avoid Black Friday Shopping Injuries

Are you among the thousands of shoppers who will be out bargain-hunting today? If so, you’d do well to take note of the top five injuries that people can, and do, sustain during the holiday shopping season. Mention shopping-related injuries, and a lot of people will begin to snicker; however, it’s no laughing matter, and [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:02:52-04:00 November 28th, 2014|Accidents, Premises Liability|Comments Off on How To Avoid Black Friday Shopping Injuries

What Happens If You Have An Accident At A Big Box Store?

As full of bargains as big box stores such as Sam’s Club, BJ’s, Costco et al are, they can also be full of hazards, especially if the store’s management isn’t as on the ball regarding safety as they should be, or if corners are cut. For some shoppers, this kind of laxity results in them [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:02:52-04:00 November 21st, 2014|Accidents, Premises Liability|Comments Off on What Happens If You Have An Accident At A Big Box Store?

Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents This Winter

With winter just around the corner, it’s more important than ever to take care, and to watch your step when out and about. However, being observant isn’t always the key to staying safe - indeed, being too cautious can also lead to accidents, especially if that caution leads to decreased physical activity and a loss [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:02:53-04:00 November 7th, 2014|Accidents, Premises Liability|Comments Off on Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents This Winter

‘Frivolous’ Personal Injury Claims That Aren’t All They Seem

While no one could ever argue that personal injury claims should not be taken seriously, the fact is that some unscrupulous reporters in the Media like to make out that some folks are just out to make a quick buck, are milking the system, or just plain crazy. Take Richard Overton; in 1991, the Media [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:02:53-04:00 October 31st, 2014|Accidents, Premises Liability|Comments Off on ‘Frivolous’ Personal Injury Claims That Aren’t All They Seem

Insurance Claims Filed by Victims of Dog Bites Rose by 5.5%

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 4.5 million dog bites in the U.S. each year. Proportionately, that would translate to well over 100,000 in New York City annually. If you or someone you love are the unfortunate victim of a dog bite, you should seek a consultation with a New [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:03:10-04:00 June 26th, 2014|Premises Liability|Comments Off on Insurance Claims Filed by Victims of Dog Bites Rose by 5.5%

Macy's is sued after young girl injures her foot on an escalator

On behalf of Jeff Antin of Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP, Attorneys at Law posted in Premises Liability on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. While all injuries can be devastating, the ones that are often hardest to move on from are those that could have been avoided. In New York, businesses work closely with local regulatory [...]

By | 2013-12-03T01:43:00-04:00 December 3rd, 2013|Premises Liability|0 Comments

Liability cases against New York's MTA can be hard to win

On behalf of Jeff Antin of Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP, Attorneys at Law posted in Premises Liability on Monday, November 25, 2013. Many people mistakenly believe that if they are injured by a New York City bus or train then they will automatically be set for life financially. However, the reality is that fighting [...]

By | 2013-11-25T01:24:32-04:00 November 25th, 2013|Premises Liability|0 Comments

Young boy drowns on cruise ship; no lifeguards were present

On behalf of Jeff Antin of Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP, Attorneys at Law posted in Premises Liability on Thursday, October 31, 2013. A recent debate has come out regarding parents’ responsibility to protect their children versus a company’s accountability for ensuring that customers are safe. This issue comes at the heels of a tragic [...]

By | 2017-09-06T14:03:12-04:00 October 31st, 2013|Premises Liability|0 Comments