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Who is at Fault in an Auto Accident Involving Public Transportation?

A road accident involving a bus or other public vehicle in New York may raise more complicated issues of liability for victim compensation than a crash of privately owned automobiles. If you are injured as a driver or passenger in an accident involving public transportation, recovering compensation may require determining the cause of the accident Read More

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Identifying Equipment Faults That Could Lead to Accidents at a Construction Site

Construction activity can be very dangerous to workers and other people on or near a site. Working with heavy machinery, power tools and other potentially dangerous equipment can lead to serious injuries. New York has laws that place a responsibility on property owners and contractors to maintain a reasonably safe worksite for workers and others Read More

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If You Are Injured by a Rideshare Vehicle, Can You Sue the Company?

As ridesharing continues to gain in popularity, so does the potential for accidents involving Uber, Lyft and other hired vehicles. When passengers and other people get hurt, they need to know where to turn for financial compensation. Is it the driver, the company that provides the hiring service, or both? Although drivers for transportation network Read More

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How Can You Report Unsafe Construction Site Conditions?

New York has strict laws in place that require property owners and contractors to provide safe environments for workers and visitors at construction sites. However, the enforcement of these laws depends in large measure on people coming forward to report suspected violations to the appropriate authorities. Worksite safety is governed principally by these provisions of Read More

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Navigating a Slip and Fall In a Store

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death across the country and slip and falls that occur within a store are increasingly common. New York has complex liability laws, and because of this you’ll need a lawyer to help you avoid paying those expensive medical bills. At The Licatesi Law Group, we are here Read More

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Why Are Serious Injuries So Common in Motorcycle Accidents?

In March 2021, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released its newest data about motorcycle accidents, and the picture is not pretty. The report shows that 5,014 motorcyclists were killed on American roads in 2019, more than double the number of motorcyclist deaths that occurred 20 years ago. Motorcycles are more dangerous than passenger Read More

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Navigating a Taxi Accident

Frequenting New York City, you will see there are thousands of taxicabs driving in the streets, and sometimes things may go wrong, and you may get into an accident with one of these yellow cars. If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of a taxi accident in New York City, Read More

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Navigating a Slip and Fall on Ice/Snow/Water

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death across the country, and during the Winter, slip and falls are increasingly common on ice, snow, and water. New York has complex liability laws, and because of this you’ll need a lawyer to help you avoid paying those expensive medical bills. At The Licatesi Law Group, Read More

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Can a Nursing Home Power Outage Be the Basis of Lawsuit?

Extreme heat or cold is dangerous to nursing home residents, whose advanced age and frail health make them especially vulnerable to the hypothermia, heat stroke and dehydration. That is one reason why, since 1990, federal law has required nursing homes and long-term care facilities to keep temperatures at a range of 71 to 81 degrees. Read More

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