By Nicholas Hurzeler and Gregory Katz (November 4, 2021, 5:40 p.m. EDT) – As winter approaches, homeowners are reminded that New York law imposes liability for sidewalk accidents resulting from slips and falls on snow and ice. In New York City, Section 7-210 of the Administrative Code requires owners of real estate – other than single-family dwellings – to maintain an adjoining sidewalk in reasonably safe condition, which includes snow and snow removal. ice.
Some of the most important questions in this area of law were recently reaffirmed by the Second Department of the New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Zamora v. David Caccavo LLC.
In particular, the …
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