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New York City’s Sidewalk Program

New York City’s Sidewalk Program

New York City’s Sidewalk Program Sidewalk Management Presentation New York City’s Sidewalk Program   Under Section 19-152 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, property owners are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining sidewalks adjoining their properties.

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Slip and Fall – Municipality’s Duty of Care

Slip and Fall – Municipality’s Duty of Care

Slip and Fall – Municipality’s Duty of Care The New York Court of Appeals has held in the case of San Marco v. Village/Town of Mount Kisco, 2010 WL 5104993, 2010 N.Y. Slip Op. 09197, that the “immediacy requirement” for pothole cases should not be extended to […]

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New York City Liability for Created Sidewalk or Crosswalk Defect

New York City Liability for Created Sidewalk or Crosswalk Defect

New York City Trip and Fall Accidents Dangerous Sidewalks A raised or broken sidewalk poses a dangerous tripping hazard to pedestrians walking past. Likewise for a defect or pothole within a crosswalk creates. A trip and fall accident on a New York City sidewalk or crosswalk defect […]

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New York City Pothole Law

New York City Pothole Law

Trip and Fall Section 7-201(c)(2) of the New York City Administrative Code, known as the “Pothole Law”, states that no civil action can be maintained against New York City for personal injury sustained as a result of a street (or sidewalk) being out of repair,  unsafe,  dangerous […]

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Trip and Fall on a New York City Sidewalk

Trip and Fall on a New York City Sidewalk

Trip and Fall on a New York City Sidewalk Trip and Fall Every day people are injured or hurt in a trip and fall accident because of a broken or defective sidewalk in New York City. We have previously discussed the legal obligations of owner of commercial […]

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Snow and Ice upon City Sidewalks

Snow and Ice upon City Sidewalks

Snow and Ice upon City Sidewalks When is the City of New York City responsible for slip and fall accidents involving snow and ice? Snow and ice upon a sidewalk can create an dangerous slipping condition. Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries including fracture […]

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NYC – Abutting Owner’s Duty to Maintain Public Sidewalk

NYC – Abutting Owner’s Duty to Maintain Public Sidewalk

NYC – Abutting Owner’s Duty to Maintain Public Sidewalk Duty to Maintain Public Sidewalk As we have discussed before, in New York City, the owner of a premises has a duty to keep the sidewalks abutting the premises in a reasonably safe condition as mandated by the […]

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Responsibility for Snow and Ice Removal from New York Sidewalks

Responsibility for Snow and Ice Removal from New York Sidewalks

Responsibility for Snow and Ice Removal from New York Sidewalks This post will address who is responsible for snow and ice removal from New York sidewalks. Duty to Remove Snow and Ice e are all aware of the dangers that snow and ice pose to pedestrians walking […]

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New York Labor Law

New York Labor Law

New York Labor Law Understanding the Labor Law he “New York Labor Law” provides statutory protection to construction workers and other person frequenting construction sites. Labor Law § 200 The general provision that protects construction workers from injury at a job site is Labor Law § 200.  […]

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