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Causes of New York City Pedestrian Accidents

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Causes of New York City Pedestrian Accidents

Causes of New York City Pedestrian Accidents

Millions of New Yorkers live in an area that doesn't require them to own motor vehicles because everything is in walking distance to their home or work. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents happen all the time and may result in serious injuries or even death. Many of these accidents can be caused by driver negligence. On the other side of the coin, they may also be caused by the negligence of the pedestrian who simply wasn't paying attention. There are[...]

New York State Seatbelt Regulations

New York State Seatbelt Regulations

From May 22, 2017, and June 4, 2017, New York State law enforcement will be participating in a zero tolerance movement to promote and enforce the use of seatbelts for drivers and passengers of motor vehicles. Many New Yorkers use Memorial Day weekend to travel throughout the state to celebrate the beginning of summer at our beautiful lakes, state parks, and beaches. However, a lot of people aren't actually aware of the specifics of seat belt laws that[...]

What must be proven in a premises liability case?

What must be proven in a premises liability case?

Property owners in New York state have the responsibility of making sure that their property is safe for anyone that may enter the property. One of the more difficult parts of a premises liability case is proving that the property owner was negligent in caring for their property. First, you have to determine the duty of care. This means that you must prove that you were lawfully on the property as either an invitee, licensee, or a "child trespasser." The[...]

New York Residential Swimming Pool Code Requirements

New York Residential Swimming Pool Code Requirements

What many people do not think about as they host events over the summer is the concept of premises liability. This simply means that if you didn't take care of your property and make sure everything is completely safe and someone becomes injured, you may be facing legal action. One situation that happens far too often is when a person becomes injured or even drowns because of unsafe swimming pools. New York State has requirements in place that[...]

Governor Announces NY Road Use in Testing Autonomous Cars

Governor Announces NY Road Use in Testing Autonomous Cars

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that in 2018, companies will be allowed to submit applications that, if accepted, would allow them to use roads throughout the state to test autonomous vehicles. The program would allow companies who test the cars to do so for a year. The Governor states that the motive behind allowing self-driving cars on New York roads is to reduce the number of drivers who are driving recklessly or in an unsafe[...]

What are some reasons for boating accidents?

What are some reasons for boating accidents?

New York City is surrounded by the Hudson River, Harlem River, the East River, and is even situated pretty close to the Atlantic Ocean. Many New Yorkers take this as an opportunity to spend time on these bodies of water on boats as the weather gets warmer. Hopefully, boat passengers remain safe as they enjoy our state's waters but unfortunately, accidents happen and people do get hurt. New York Stat saw 16 fatalities related to boating accidents in[...]

Announcing our new office location on Duane Street

Announcing our new office location on Duane Street

The Law Offices of Richard M. Kenny is proud to announce the opening of a new office conveniently located at 52 Duane Street, 7th Floor, New York, New York, 10007. We opened our branch office to provide greater accessibility for our clients who have cases in the Supreme Court of New York County as well as provide a more accessible location to our Brooklyn clients who now only need to take a brief train ride to lower Manhattan to[...]

Product Liability Claims

Product Liability Claims

When a company puts a product on shelves for consumers to purchase, the general assumption is that the product will only be sold if it is safe. However, when there is a flaw in the design or manufacturing process of the product, consumers can get hurt. When a company fails to make sure everything is as it should be, they may find themselves facing a product liability lawsuit. Product liability claims happen more frequently than many people realize. Some[...]

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