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Winter Weather’s Impact on Hudson Valley Slip and Fall Incidents

A “historically strong” El Nino winter may be coming to the Hudson Valley this winter. While that may cause students and some teachers to rejoice, it also may mean that a rash of slip and fall injuries is on the way. In this article, we go over the correlation between slip and fall injuries and… Read More »

Pickleball (and Pickleball Injuries) Rising in the Hudson Valley

Pickleball is America’s fastest-growing sport; according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, it has grown by close to 40 percent since 2020. Our region has seen the same trend play out, with the following Hudson Valley venues emerging in Ulster and Dutchess Counties: (according to a search) As with any sport that gains… Read More »

Hudson Valley Warehouse Jobs (And Injuries) Are Fastest Growing Industry

What’s the fastest growing industry in the Hudson Valley? According to the State Department of Labor, it’s the Warehousing sector. In this blog post we’re going to walk through some Ulster County and Dutchess County-specific facts about warehousing and transportation, and then talk about what workers can do to obtain compensation for major injuries suffered… Read More »

Liability for Personal Injuries on Hudson Valley College Campuses

A bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives has put personal injuries on college campuses front and center as an important issue. Called the The College Operational Reporting of Emergencies Involving Teens and Young Adults Safety Act of 2022 (or COREY Safety Act for short), it’s a bill that would mandate colleges to publicly report… Read More »

What to Do if You’re Injured in an Airbnb in New York State

Airbnbs have become incredibly popular in the Hudson Valley. There are thousands of Airbnbs already operating in our community, and more on the way. What happens when someone is injured in a slip and fall in a Kingston, NY Airbnb, and wants to recover damages? If an injury occurs in a hotel, premises liability law… Read More »

Who is Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents by Gig and Delivery App Workers?

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, gig work was on the rise as a way for people to make money, both in our community and nationally. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that approximately 43% of the U.S. workforce would be independent workers by 2020. It’s hard to say how many of those people use mediated… Read More »

What to do after a slip and fall accident

Property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. This applies to both people’s homes, as well as commercial establishments and parking lots. If someone is injured due to a dangerous condition existing on the property, this may constitute negligence on the part of the property owner or caretaker, or… Read More »

Not All Sports Personal Injuries are Accidents; How to Determine Liability

One of the most common ways that people get injured is while participating in sports, either competitively or recreationally. Most sports injuries happen by accident; there truly is no one to blame or to be held liable. There is an “assumption of risk” that is taken when people participate in sports, and participants may be… Read More »

11 Throwback Examples of Car Accident Personal Injury Settlements in Kingston, NY

We’ve been representing accident victims in the Hudson Valley since the 1970s, and things have changed quite a bit since then.  For one, even though there are far more cars on the road now than there were back then, changes to auto safety rules, better enforcement of speed limits, and better road and car design… Read More »

Ten Facts About Hudson Valley Slip and Fall Accidents

A slip and fall accident occurs when a property owner fails to maintain a safe and secure premises for the use of their customers or passers-by. Here in the Hudson Valley, slip and fall accidents predominantly occur during the winter months, when snow, ice, sleet and slush can accumulate in parking lots, sidewalks, or near… Read More »