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Lack of Security

Substantial Settlement for 11-Year-Old Brooklyn Ripper Victim

Posted February 8, 2018
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More than three and a half years after a knife attack killed 6-year-old P.J. Avitto and left 7-year-old Mikayla Capers brutally wounded, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) settled the civil suit brought by Capers’ family and represented...

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New Yorkers Have the Right to Live in a Secure Building

Posted October 14, 2016
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{2:20 minutes to read} According to New York law, every entrance to a multi-dwelling building, whether it is from the street, passageway, courtyard, cellar, or similar entrance, is required to have a self-closing, self-locking door which is to remain locked...

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Third Party Negligence in Criminal Cases

Posted March 4, 2015
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Victims of violent crimes are entitled to seek justice in the criminal court system, but depending on the circumstances of the incident, they may also be entitled to civil damages from a negligent third party. In a recent case...

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