Premises Liability

Special rules apply for children trespassers

Property owners in New York generally decide who is allowed on their property and who is not. This does not necessarily prevent people from entering their property without permission though. When people do enter others property without permission they are known as...

How can wheelchair ramps be dangerous?

Many people in New York rely on wheelchair ramps to access buildings. Whether a person is in a wheelchair, uses a walker, has a stroller, or needs help going up an incline, a wheelchair ramp is an important structure. But it may be surprising to learn that a...

Wheelchair ramps can be dangerous

 Many people in New York rely on wheelchair ramps at businesses and community buildings. Whether they are in a wheelchair, use a walker, a stroller, or just need extra stability when entering a building, wheelchair ramps are extremely important for the disabled and...

Who May be Liable for Damage from a Fallen Tree?

The NYC Parks Department reports that damaged trees include trees with limbs that are cracked, a trunk that is split, a uprooted tree or leaning tree,  and a tree that is alive but in poor condition. Many different variables can contribute to a tree becoming weak and...

Kids get in Accidents at School

School is supposed to be a safe place where children can receive the vital education they need to succeed. Many schools, whether public or private, struggle with managing oversized and understaffed classrooms, troubled students, and poorly maintained school premises....