Slip and Fall: A Hidden Danger

Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents do not only happen during the winter. Dangerous conditions on properties can cause slip and fall accidents at any time of year. Learn about the common causes of slip and fall accidents and how to hold a negligent property owner accountable. Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents While property owners […]

Premises Liability 101: Understand Your Rights

Premises Liability Understand Your Rights

Property owners have a legal responsibility to keep their premises in safe working condition. When this does not happen, those living in or visiting the property may be injured as a result. Get the facts on premises liability laws in New York City to understand whether you have a case. Property Owners’ Responsibility While states […]

Injuries from Falling Debris and Ceiling Collapses

Injuries from Falling Debris and Ceiling Collapses

Home to stunning city vistas and over 8.2 million people, New York City is known worldwide for its architectural wonders. But even as urban planners try to maintain the balance of “old world” charm and modern convenience, many people still remain at risk of dangerous ceiling collapses at their buildings, especially in the more historic […]

Attorney Lora Gleicher Obtains Settlement in a Slip & Fall Case

lora h. gleicher

On May 16, 2017, Attorney Lora Gleicher of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz & Schatz, LLP has helped a client obtain a settlement after a jury verdict held the defendant—a Starrett City apartment complex—liable for negligence. In January 2014, 84-year-old Sylvia Charles suffered a serious injury in a fall on thick ice while using a walkway on […]