A park in East Harlem has become a haven for addicts and the homeless, according to New York City officials and local residents alike. The dangerous property conditions present in the park could cause a visitor to be injured and give rise to premises liability claims against the city.
Sometimes, it can be difficult to sort out which person or entity may be liable for injuries that someone suffers from hazardous or negligent conditions occurring on their New York City property.
The owner of a 200-foot-tall construction crane involved in the deaths of two Manhattan construction workers is once again in civil court facing accusations of wrongful death in the double fatality that occurred in May 2008.
There have been many high profile car accidents in New York City lately that resulted in the deaths of pedestrians, children and multiple members of families. The New York City Council is taking steps to reduce the incidence of car accidents that claim lives.
The streets of New York City can be fraught with peril. You don't necessarily have to be a victim of a crime to suffer injuries; New Yorkers are exposed to many hazardous conditions caused by property owners not properly maintaining their premises to ensure the safety of their customers and others.