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Slip and Fall in the Bronx yields six figure settlement

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The firm represented a young man who slipped and fell in the Bronx due to uncleared ice. With limited exception The law requires property owners to clear snow and ice from the sidewalk within 4 hours of the end of the storm. Through expert weather testimony we established the storm stopped over 9 hours before the fall.

Our client slipped tearing his lateral meniscus. The defendants argued vigorously that the injury pre dated the fall and pointed to his two prior knee surgeries as well as the fact that as of two days before the fall he was still under care from his prior surgeon.

We appeared at a mediation and secured a six figure settlement this week after several years of litigation.

By: Andrew Levine

Andrew J. Levine is co-owner at Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, P.C. in New York, NY. A graduate of Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. For 15 years he has been widely trusted and respected as a formidable attorney but acknowledged as a reasonable and ethical collaborator who impresses clients, judges and jurors alike. Andrew has been featured in New York Magazine as one of New York’s “Top Personal Injury Litigators” and recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York.” View all posts by Andrew Levine

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