Claim May Proceed To Trial For Person Who Slipped And Fell On Wet Lobby Floor

By Vito A. Cannavo,Esq. Of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. When a floor is wet and a visitor slips and falls, the owner of the premises may be liable to the injured party under a theory of negligence.  It is well established that owners and lessees have a duty to maintain their property […]

New York Law Requires that Contractors Take Precautions Against Fire with Specific Steps

By Michael N. Block, Esq — New York City, New York  — New York Injury News —   According to the United States Fire Administration (“USFA”), in 2005 there were 10 fire deaths per million people in New York State.  Last year, fire killed more Americans than all natural disasters combined. (Source; USFA: Fire Statistics […]