The Schlitt Law Firm » New York Law Thoughts Blog https://www.schlittlaw.com Carol L. Schlitt - New York Personal Injury Attorney Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:18:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Plan Ahead: Road Trip Weather Planning Toolshttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/road-trip-weather-planning-tools/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/road-trip-weather-planning-tools/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:30:00 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6157 Our cell phones and tablets are wonderful tools that carry that ability to give us warnings about weather and the impact on traffic. Google Maps and the IPhone Map App have become the standards for navigation, but they lack information about weather on our travel plans. We wanted to share our thoughts on of the ...continue reading

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Slip and Fall on Ice Outside a Storehttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/slip-fall-ice-outside-store/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/slip-fall-ice-outside-store/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:09:35 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6145 We recently settled a case involving a slip and fall on ice outside a store. We want to share the details of this case with you because it includes useful information for anyone who has suffered injuries due to a slip and fall on ice outside a store.In this case, our client had just left a ...continue reading

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I Was Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian, What Should I Do?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/hit-by-a-car-as-a-pedestrian/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/hit-by-a-car-as-a-pedestrian/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:20:34 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6140 If you or a loved one has been hit by a car as a pedestrian, the experience can not only be frightening, but disorienting as well.  I have helped many people who have been stuck by a car, so let me offer some advice.  First and foremost, take care of your health. I have a ...continue reading

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Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice in New York Cityhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/clearing-sidewalks-snow-ice-new-york-city/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/clearing-sidewalks-snow-ice-new-york-city/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:53:43 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6137 We have suffered a brutal winter leaving us buried in snow and ice and weighed down by freezing temperatures. The winter leaves us with a basic question: who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and ice in New York City? And if you do slip and fall on ice, when is a landlord or property ...continue reading

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After a Slip and Fall on Ice, What Should You Do Next?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/slip-fall-ice-next/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/slip-fall-ice-next/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:54:20 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6133 With the terrible winter we’ve had, walking outside can be difficult even for the most cautious among us. If you slip and fall on ice, what should you do next? As an attorney who has helped many people after a slip and fall accident, let me offer some practical advice. After a Slip and Fall ...continue reading

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I Created a Spill that Caused a Person to Slip and Fall, Can I Be Held Liable?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/created-spill-caused-person-slip-fall-can-held-liable/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/created-spill-caused-person-slip-fall-can-held-liable/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:32:25 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6118 You created a spill that caused a person to slip and fall. It happens in grocery stores all the time. You could be standing at the salad bar and accidently knock over the olive oil (we won a spilled olive oil case for a client). Another shopper comes along, slips and falls. Can you be ...continue reading

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Why the Low Bridges on Long Island Parkways?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/low-bridges-long-island-parkways/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/low-bridges-long-island-parkways/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:24:12 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6116 Drivers cannot help but notice the low bridges on Long Island parkways. Earlier this week, a truck driver died in an accident with a bridge. In 2014, New York State Department of Transportation recorded 64 bridge strikes on Long Island, a 16 percent increase over the previous year. The bridges are beautiful, but deadly. And ...continue reading

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Ask a New York Car Accident Attorney: Can I Get No Fault Coverage If I Do Not Have Insurance?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/ask-new-york-car-accident-attorney-can-get-no-fault-coverage-not-insurance/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/ask-new-york-car-accident-attorney-can-get-no-fault-coverage-not-insurance/#comments Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:08:53 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6112 If your auto insurance lapses, can you still get New York No Fault?  I answered a similar question in another forum earlier today and thought it would be worthwhile sharing this information. If you have a question about a car accident, you can ask a New York Car Accident Attorney a question by posting it ...continue reading

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Ask a New York Car Accident Attorney: No Treatment Until the Day After a Car Accidenthttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/ask-new-york-car-accident-attorney-no-treatment-day-car-accident/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/ask-new-york-car-accident-attorney-no-treatment-day-car-accident/#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 02:44:21 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6107 If you have a question about a car accident, you can ask a New York Car Accident Attorney a question by posting it here in our blog.  Today’s question: I was hit in the rear while at a red light. The police came and they offered me an ambulance, but I said no. I thought ...continue reading

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Shared Liability in New York Slip and Fall Caseshttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/shared-liability-new-york-slip-fall-cases/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/02/shared-liability-new-york-slip-fall-cases/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:32:58 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6089 A majority of New York slip and fall cases result in “shared liability,” which means that liability for the incident is shared among multiple parties. We often receive questions about shared liability in New York slip and fall cases. This article will explain the following divisions of liability in slip and fall cases and how ...continue reading

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