On July 27, 2011, Renee Thompson slipped and fell down an interior staircase at 715 East 182nd Street in Bronx County while on her way to visit a resident in the basement apartment there. Ms. Thompson, a 42 year old salesperson, sued the property owner and manager alleging that she slipped on a trash bag

On April 14, 2009, Robert McCullough was working as an ironworker at the One Bryant Park, Manhattan construction site when he tripped and fell after stepping into an uncovered drain hole. He claimed serious ankle injuries and sued the owner and general contractor claiming that their violations of the Labor Law caused his injuries.