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

Another significant ankle fracture pain and suffering verdict has been reviewed by a New York appeals court and in its decision this week a Kings County verdict for $800,000 was deemed unreasonable and reduced to $550,000.

Myron Fishbane, a 69 year old semi-retired accountant, slipped and fell down stairs in 2004, broke his ankle and