Steam Pipe Explosions

Yesterday’s blast in Manhattan’s Flatiron District in the area of 21st Street and Fifth Avenue reminded many of us of the blasts in 1989 and 2007, particularly those involved in litigating those matters. On August 19, 1989, there was a steam pipe explosion...

Injured on someone else’s property

You may have gotten mixed-up in a fight at a bar. Perhaps someone mugged you in a parking lot or you slipped and fell on a wet floor in a restaurant. All of these are examples of a law called “premises law,” or the responsibility that a business owner has...