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DOG BITES: Landlord Liability

New Yorkers love dogs.  But living in a large urban area where many residents have dogs has a potential downside- dog bites.  Sometimes a dog will escape an apartment or leave a property and, whether being frightened or simply aggressive, ends up biting someone.  Unfortunately, many of the dog owners in NYC are renters, do not carry insurance
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$1,150,000 to man who falls down stairs

$1,150,000 settlement before trial for client who fell down stairs while making a delivery to a bakery and sustained spinal injuries requiring surgery.  MSG reviewed the stairs and architectural plans and through the course of litigation convinced insurance carrier that the failure to provide a handrail was a proximate cause of the
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

We represent many individuals who have been injured in motorcycle accidents.  Time and time again, cars fail to notice motorcyclists driving lawfully upon the road and cut in front of them, merge directly into their lane or force them off the road.  Time and again, it is the motorcyclist alone who suffers injury from the other driver’s
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS: The Search for all sources of coverage.

In some respects, at first glance, motor vehicle accidents may seem like the simplest type of personal injury claim.  After all, in most instances the police arrive at the scene and take a report, which includes information such as the identification of the driver and registered owner of each involved vehicle, the insurance carrier for each
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Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP

Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP