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 […]

Do Landlords Have to Maintain Stairwells for Residents?

Do Landlords Have to Maintain Stairwells for Residents

Stairways are necessary to get around in ­many multi-story New York City buildings, as the bustle of this metropolitan hub has forced property owners to “build up” rather than expand. Because of that, thousands of people must use complex staircases and stairwells every day to reach their front doors, or to escape in the event […]

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 […]