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TENANTS VS. LANDLORDS: ACROSS NEW YORK CITY, TENANTS FACE INJURY AND ILLNESS DUE TO THE NEGLIGENCE OF LANDLORDS

In New York City, many people and families are forced to live in buildings where basic services and safety are lacking.  Dangerous conditions in apartments, hallways, lobbies and other places put tenants at risk, causing injuries or heartache for tenants who deserve better. Whether it’s lead paint, falling ceilings, unsafe stairs, inadequate lighting or poor security, tenants are endangered every day across New York City.  Landlords are often rich and powerful; government agencies are frequently slow to help. We believe tenants deserve better and will fight to hold landlords accountable, winning full compensation for the harm done to you and

RECENT MILLION DOLLAR TRIAL VICTORY PUBLISHED IN THE NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL

In this case, we represented a hard-working New Yorker, a single Mom in her 50s who made her career as a certified nurse’s aide before suffering serious injuries in a highway collision with a garbage truck.  Over years of litigation, the garbage truck company and their insurance company blamed our client for the crash and denied her claims.  We took the case to trial and in dramatic courtroom testimony showed the jury that the truck driver was untruthful about how he operated the truck.  Faced with this damaging evidence, the insurance company immediately changed course and tendered its entire policy