I agree with my colleague - your landlord cannot lock you out of your apartment, especially if you have 2 weeks left on your lease. Here's a publication I found online which you might find useful, https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/tenants_rights.pdf On page 36, it reads as follows:...Read more »
You can still sue them but the longer you wait, the weaker your case becomes and the less likely the individual will still have the money to repay you. Here's a table I found through the NYS Court system which lists the statute of limitations for various types of lawsuits,...Read more »
So sorry to hear what happened to your wife. Given that lawsuits are generally reserved when there has been a serious, permanent injury, litigation might not be the way to go. Moreover, the gas station would arguably not have any liability (legal responsibility) unless it either knew, or should...Read more »
Sept 2018 flood in nyc condo- subsequent mold confirmed esp significantly high levels aspergillus & penicillium. Only Owner/ex husband is on home ins policy which he received$20,000 ins check Oct 10- yet did not schedule mold remediation until Dec 10-13 - 'not a reasonable amount of time... Read more »
Your question is a bit unclear. Do you want to sue the landlord for the mold problem or the mold remediation company for not performing a post-remediation assessment and for not cleaning up its equipment? Regardless, toxic mold litigation never really took off in New York after the state's...Read more »
Staff advised that the patient would be no where near me and would be assigned someone to watch her at all times however, she was still able to attack me again the following week. I needed the visit the Emergency Room once and the second time treated in house. Would I be able to sue the facility... Read more »
You might be able to sue toe facility depending on whether the facility had notice (knowledge) of the other patient's vicious propensities and whether its failure to provide adequate security caused or contributed to the attack. What it all boils down to is whether the assault was foreseeable...Read more »
I work for a woodwork company, I'm a cabinet maker and I has an a severe injury on my thumb finger whit a table saw, I'm got a workers comp lawyer now, but the case is that the place where the company is, is not owned by my employer, and the floors are really uneven and... Read more »
So sorry to hear what happened to you. Thumb injuries can be very disabling. Generally speaking, whether a building owner is responsible for an injury depends on whether there was a dangerous condition on the premises, whether the building owner knew of the dangerous condition and if that condition...Read more »
I work for a woodwork company in Brooklyn, I'm a cabinet maker and I has an a severe injury on my thumb finger whit a table saw on that place, I'm got a workers comp lawyer now, but the case is that the place where the company is, is no owned by my employer, and the floors are... Read more »
So sorry to hear what happened to you. Thumb injuries can be very disabling. Generally speaking, whether a building owner is responsible for an injury depends on whether there was a dangerous condition on the premises, whether the building owner knew of the dangerous condition and if that...Read more »
Sorry to hear that you do not have a good relationship with your attorney. Fortunately you have the right to discharge your attorney at any time, for any reason. You can find a new lawyer using the Find a Lawyer tab on the JUSTIA homepage. Here's an article I found online through the NYC...Read more »
THIS resulted in significant injuries. I had a tibial plateau fracture, meniscus and complete tear of mcl. I was in control and at a reasonable speed when I hit a large dip that I never saw. To some ski patrols this area is referred to as "the victim hole". It through me very high in... Read more »
So sorry to hear about what happened to you. It sounds like you suffered a very significant injury. Unfortunately, from what you've described, it does not sound like McCauley Mountain would any bear liability, i.e. legal responsibility, for your injury. Although McCauley had a duty to...Read more »
It really depends on why the individual fell. If there was a dangerous condition on the stairs which caused him to fall and about which the owner had notice, he could sue the building. That he may have been intoxicated at the time does not relieve the building of its legal responsibility to...Read more »
I was injured at my previous employment a few months ago. I sought medical treatment, but never went to therapy to fully heal. I started a new job and the injury flared up since the new job is more labor intense. New job offered to put me on short term disability while I go to therapy since they... Read more »
Arguably they need to exercise reasonable care when towing your vehicle. That said, it's going to be a tough sell that the towing company was negligent in damaging your vehicle (which was illegally parked) because it did not use a flatbed truck as opposed to a standard tow truck.
I agree with my colleague - the insurance contract covers you in the event you damage someone else's property or cause them personal injuries. Supplemental liability insurance does not cover you for causing damage to your own vehicle. If the cost of repair is that expensive you might want to...Read more »
So sorry for your loss. Whether the driver gets charged for his death is ultimately a matter of discretion for the police and district attorney's office. That said, the driver will probably be required to attend a fatality hearing where he will be questioned regarding the facts and...Read more »
I agree with my colleague - contact the New York Liquidation Bureau and see who took over claims for your previous insurance carrier. Also, the statute of limitations in New York is three (3) years. If the incident took place more than three (3) years ago it would be barred by the statute of...Read more »
I agree with my colleague - speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Keep in mind that if you intend to pursue a claim against the City of New York you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days of the incident or you will not be able to file a lawsuit against them. That the City of...Read more »
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