Author name: James F. Ross, Esq.

James F. Ross, Esq. is a highly reputed personal injury lawyer in New York City with over 40 years of experience in personal injury law. Mr. Ross has built a distinguished reputation as a skilled trial attorney and has successfully represented numerous clients in high-profile cases. Mr. Ross is known for his ability to handle complex personal injury cases, including car accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, and construction accidents.

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Brooklyn Premises Liability Lawyers

Premises Liability for Apartment Complexes: Who Is Responsible?

If you’re renting an apartment, you may ask who’s responsible when you suffer an injury on the building’s communal premises, such as the lobby. For example, who’s supposed to compensate you if you trip on a poorly lit staircase? In most premises liability cases, the landlord holds responsibility for accidents that occur because of unsafe […]

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Five Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in NYC Apartment Buildings

Five Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in NYC Apartment Buildings

One frigid winter morning, Susie steps out of her NYC apartment to walk her dog. When she heads into the parking lot, she wipes out on a slick patch of ice. Now, she’s bedridden and in serious pain. Such accidents are commonplace in New York City apartment buildings. Below, our NYC slip-and-fall lawyers discuss five common causes

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Premises Liability Cases in New York: When Property Owners Are Responsible for Your Injury

Premises Liability Cases in New York: When Property Owners Are Responsible for Your Injury

Premises liability incidents, particularly slip-and-fall accidents, can have devastating outcomes for victims. One out of five falls causes a serious injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And many of those who fall don’t survive. Statistics reveal that 44,686 people died in falls in 2021. If you’ve hurt yourself on someone else’s property and wonder whether

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Brooklyn Premises Liability Lawyers

How Can I Prove Negligence in a Premises Liability Case?

Did you slip and fall in a restaurant, trip on a sidewalk near a store, or otherwise suffer an injury on someone’s property? In legal terms, this would be a premises liability case.  When taking legal action for premises accidents, you need solid proof, like photos, medical records, and witness statements. Sometimes, it’s not immediately

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Brooklyn Sidewalk Accident Lawyers

5 Reasons To Hire a New York Sidewalk Accident Lawyer

Walking in NYC can be riskier than you’d expect. Apart from the about 15,000 pedestrians who suffer injuries from motor vehicles in New York every year, pedestrians can trip on uneven pavement, suffer injuries from heavy falling objects near construction sites, or slip on icy sidewalks.  If you sustain an injury while walking down the

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Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in New York

Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in New York

Slip-and-fall accidents can be dangerous because victims rarely see them coming. One moment, they could be chatting with their neighbors, and the next, nursing a serious bump to the head after wiping out on an icy sidewalk. Slip-and-fall accidents are incredibly common. In 2021, 44,686 people lost their lives due to falls at work and home, according

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A Medical Malpractice Lawyer in New York Explains the Medical Malpractice Claim Process

A Medical Malpractice Lawyer in New York Explains the Medical Malpractice Claim Process

The human body is complicated, which is why nurses and doctors must undergo extensive training before they can work in the medical field. Unfortunately, despite all the years of education, things still sometimes go wrong. A study by Johns Hopkins says medical errors kill 250,000 people a year in the United States, making it the third leading

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Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in New York

Slip-and-Fall Accident Claims on Private vs. Public Property

If you slipped and fell on a property other than your own, you may be able to seek compensation from the party responsible for that property. But you’ll first need to establish whether the property was public or private and understand how the answer affects your claim.  Premises liability claims on private property are often more

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