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Can a School be Sued for the Injury of a Student?

When sending your child off to school, there is an expectation that their well-being will be prioritized by the school and its faculty.  In loco parentis is the legal standard that holds an educational organization responsible for ensuring the safety of its students.  Therefore, it substitutes school officials to act in place of the minor’s Read More

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Adopted Dog Bite Liability

Christine Pavone, who was battling cancer at the time, wanted to bring some joy back into her family’s life. This led to the adoption of Jaxx from the ACC (Animal Care Centers of NYC). Unbeknownst to them, the adoption would only bring further disaster. Jaxx’s aggressive disposition soon became obvious. Unprovoked attacks on anyone nearby Read More

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How Can a Store Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall?

A slip and fall case that occurs inside a store must meet certain criteria in order to potentially be a successful claim. First and foremost, four elements are necessary to prove negligence was the proximate cause of an injury: There was an existing duty of care. There was a breach of that duty. Causation Damages Read More

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What Actions Potentially Hurt Your Personal Injury Case?

Regardless of if you’re filing for personal injury, or another injury-related claim, your actions throughout the litigation process play a crucial role. When you’re the plaintiff, the defense wants nothing more than to prove the injury isn’t serious. Insurance companies can be especially keen on their attorneys arguing that the injury never occurred. They will Read More

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When is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Also Personal Injury?

Before the pandemic, the average person spent the majority of their time awake at work rather than at home. As things are returning to some semblance of normalcy and more people are returning to their offices/places of work, injuries in the workplace are bound to increase in likelihood. For someone who’s never filed a Workers’ Read More

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If a Defective Traffic Light Led to an Accident, Can You Sue the City?

There are thousands of car accidents caused by defective or malfunctioning traffic lights in the United States each year, many of them occurring in New York City. Victims of such accidents may be able to secure compensation from all liable parties, including the city itself. According to a New York City Comptroller’s report, the city 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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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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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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