In New York City there are statutes which define the legal responsibility to maintain sidewalks. The New York Administrative Code Section 7-210 which was effective on September 14, 2003 (and therefore applicable since that date,) provides that it is the legal duty of the owner of a property abutting any sidewalk (including the intersection portion… Continue reading What is Your Legal Responsibility for Maintaining Sideways?
Biking in New York City has become a preferred and modern mode of transportation both in the country setting and along the busy streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The benefits of this mode of transportation cannot be overstated. It provides exercise, convenience, and in many cases, speed. Yet, riding a bike in heavy New York… Continue reading Injured When a Person Opened A Motor Vehicle Door Into Your Cycle? What Are Your Legal Rights?