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HEADING TO THE HOSPITAL FOR XMAS

Sign reads: Where will you be traveling today? Think they better secure those loose wires.... @ New York's Pennsylvania Station
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FENCED OUT?

During the course of an arrest, parole officer Patricia R. twisted and hyperextended her knee while climbing over a chain-link fence. When she later filed a personal-injury suit against the ...
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CITY PAID OUT OVER $550 MILLION

NEW YORK CITY COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER RELEASES CLAIMS REPORT FOR FISCAL YEARS 2013 AND 2014 NYC Paid $495 Million in Personal Injury and Property Damage Settlements and Judgments in 2013 and ...
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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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DRAINING BENIHANA

When Benihana leased certain commercial space, it agreed to indemnify the landlord against all claims associated with the restaurant's operation or use. When Michael Wood later slipped and fell ...
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AMUSEMENT PARK MUSINGS

Governor Cuomo Outlines Safety Tips for Families Visiting Amusement Parks This Summer State inspectors offer guidelines for parents and park goers Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo outlined safety ...
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BAD SONG

Christina Tone was riding a chairlift at the Song Mountain Ski Center when her skis got entangled with those of her son's. Unable to disembark safely, she ended upon falling off the lift and was ...
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MONKEY BUSINESS?

Injured while playing on monkey bars, Juliette C. sued the Board of Education of the City of New York claiming inadequate instruction and lack of supervision. And when the New York County Supreme ...
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TOE TO TOE?

Revital Realty Group wanted to buy a piece of property from Ulano Corporation. And while their agreement specified that the closing was to take place after "120 days," the document ...
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IF THE SHOE FITS ...

Elma Vivas slipped and fell on a sidewalk in front of a Payless shoe store. According to that tenant's lease, the sidewalk was part of the building's "common facilities" and was ...
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IT'S ALL INCIDENTAL

Lilith D. was injured when she slipped and fell on a tile floor near Manhattan Plaza Health Club's indoor pool. While the New York County Supreme Court declined to dismiss her personal-injury ...
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SO IT IS WRITTEN

Havah Hume sued the Town of Jerusalem for injuries she sustained when she slipped in front of her driveway. Hume claimed that while she was walking along the edge of the road, some gravel gave way and ...
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FRITO BANDITO?

When Keith S. stopped working due to acute respiratory problems, he claimed that his condition had been caused by workplace exposure at a Frito Lay facility to a variety of chemicals, seasonings, and ...
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SPOILER ALERT!

Colette M. sued Equinox Holdings after she fell off a treadmill at one of its Manhattan locations. Interestingly, the company removed the equipment Colette had been using and refused--within the ...
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FACE THE MUSIC

Piedmont Land and Cattle hired W.D. Bach Excavating & Consulting to demolish a parking lot and "fill in all voids and holes." When Cameron Paro later fell and filed a personal injury ...
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MORE HORSING AROUND?

After helping Ana Valencia mount a horse, an attendant ducked under the head of the animal causing it to nudge another horse which ended up kicking (and injuring) Valencia's leg. When the Supreme ...
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WOODEN HORS D'OEUVRES

During a fundraising event catered by Cipriani USA, Joan Jacobs Brumberg unknowingly swallowed a 1½-inch shard of wood while eating an hors d'oeuvre. (When Joan later experienced a sharp ...
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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES DROP

BUILDINGS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FATAL CONSTRUCTION-RELATED ACCIDENTS DECREASED BY 62.5 PERCENT IN 2013 Serious Accidents Decline Due to Increased Enforcement and Outreach to Construction Industry ...
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THE MORREALE OF THIS STORY?

Alan Morreale filed suit in Nassau County Supreme Court after he slipped and fell on some "black ice" on William Esposito's property. Although Morreale alleged that the condition arose ...
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KNOCKED THEIR LIGHTS OUT!

In a lawsuit filed by a cyclist who was injured at a worksite, a New York County Supreme Court jury found Con Edison 35% at fault (and liable for $231,000 of the verdict), while Roadway Contracting ...
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THEY COULDN'T AFFORD A HELMET?

Construction Worker Seriously Injured at JDS Development Group/Starwood Capital Group Luxury Condo Renovation Build Up NYC Demands Site Inspection & Worker Safety Be #1 Priority Dozens of ...
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BREAST BITER!

Deborah Reyes was walking past a parked vehicle when a Rottweiler stuck its head out of the window and bit the woman's right breast. After a personal-injury suit was filed, the dog-owner's ...
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LUNCH BAG BRAWL

Christopher Gunsam was injured when he was hit by another student's lunch bag. But because he was late giving the municipality notice of the claim, Gunsam asked for, and received, permission to ...
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TRAP SET?

While at work, Nikolaos Mastrokostas fell into an "open trap door" and was injured. When he later filed suit, the Kings County Supreme Court granted the property owner's request to have ...
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