Personal injury attorney, Steve Fils-Aime, Esq., recently settled a lawsuit arising out of a trip and fall incident.
The client, an elderly grandmother, had traveled to the defendant’s premises, a supermarket, to go grocery shopping with her husband. While entering the supermarket, the client tripped and fell on a broken portion of the curb attached to the sidewalk of the premises. As a result...Read More
Liza Milgrim, Esq recently settled the case of a young woman who was exposed to dangerous levels of lead as a child. The three-year-old girl, whose blood lead level spiked to 58 at one point, was poisoned while she resided in a Manhattan apartment. The child had to endure two years of exposure- during which the property was sold but not remediated. Luckily, the child went on to graduate...Read More
Plaintiff was working in a building near its electrical box when it exploded, injuring him. He sustained a fractured ulna which required surgery and he also sustained burns as a result of the explosion.
There was an explosion in a manhole in the street which supplied electricity to the building where the plaintiff works. The force of this explosion migrated through the conduit which supplied...Read More
New York businesses owe a duty of care to provide a hazard-free environment to everyone who steps inside their premises, regardless of whether the business owns or rents the premises in which it is located. When a person that is visiting the business is injured as a result of a safety hazard about which the business knew or should have known about, the business may be held to be responsible...Read More
Owners who fail to safeguard their buildings can be held responsible for damaging nearby properties and businesses. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented an owner whose only building was destroyed due to the negligence of the adjacent property owner and their lack of fire prevention equipment.
While the defendant renovated part of a building in Manhattan, a fire...Read More