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Are Amusement Parks Liable for Injuries?

By David J. Hernandez |

Picture this: the kids are out of school for the summer and have already worn out the many activities that New York City has to offer, and they have been begging for something fun to do. One of the most exciting and fun-filled places to go is, of course, Coney Island. While your kids… Read More »

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What If I Am I Injured While Trespassing?

By David J. Hernandez |

As an experienced Brooklyn, New York premises liability attorney, I’ve seen just about every scenario possible related to premises liability law. A question that seems to garner its fair share of debate, however, is one I feel needs to be addressed directly: “If I trespassed and was injured on the property, do I have… Read More »

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Premises Liability for Landlords and Renters

By David J. Hernandez |

There’s a lot of legal jargon out there, and thanks to the widespread use of social media, news outlets, and crime dramas more and more Americans are being exposed to it on a regular basis. One term you may not have encountered before is “premises liability”. If you’re a landlord or a tenant, this… Read More »

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NYU Student Falls Ten Stories, Rescued after Two Days

By David J. Hernandez |

As a New York University alumnus, I truly appreciate the opportunity and education the school provides. Growing as a student and person right in the heart of the greatest city in the world has helped to prepare me for my career as a Brooklyn personal injury attorney. This is why a recent story from… Read More »

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Study: Latinos Account for Most Fatal Falls at NY Job Sites

By David J. Hernandez |

A study that is scheduled to be released tomorrow reports a very disturbing trend: Although only 41 percent of New York City construction workers identify as Latino and/or immigrant, Latinos and immigrants are the victims of 74 percent of fatal falls on construction sites. The Center for Popular Democracy arrived at this statistic after… Read More »

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Questions remain after fatal fall from New York City balcony

By David J. Hernandez |

Inspectors from the New York Department of Buildings are warning tenants to stay off of their balconies at the Manhattan apartment building where a 35-year-old woman fell to her death earlier this month. The woman, an advertising executive, was leaning on the railing of her 17th-floor balcony when it gave way and she fell,… Read More »

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