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A New York playwright and actor crossed 14th Street in Manhattan when a taxi passed a stopped car and struck him, knocking him to the ground and breaking his leg. He called the Schlitt Law Firm due to our experience winning taxi cases and our commitment to communication with clients. Carol L. Schlitt served as the client’s personal attorney. This afternoon, we reached a sizeable settlement making our client very happy and rewarding him for his persistence in pursuing the taxi company.
On a Saturday afternoon, a Queens woman’s visit to the supermarket turned ugly when she slipped and fell on some leaking water. The fall injured her back and coccyx and exacerbated a pre-existing injury. She reached out to Carol L…. Read More ›
On a clear and cool November afternoon, our client, an office worker in Manhattan, went out to get some lunch. While crossing in a crosswalk on Seventh Avenue, a taxi struck her and knocked her to the ground. She suffered bruises and was left with a bulging disk and disc herniation. The woman asked Carol L. Schlitt to represent her in an effort to receive compensation for her injuries. We reached a settlement yesterday afternoon that will put money in the hands of our client as soon as possible.
Since the earliest days of its history, the sidewalks were the responsibility of the New York City government, but all that changed in 2003. That’s when a new law took effect that makes real property owners responsible for the sidewalks. Section 19-152 of New York City’s Administrative Code makes property owners responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining sidewalks adjoining their properties. Let’s look at what this means for property owners and people who might be injured due to poorly designed or maintained sidewalks.
The online legal guide Avvo has rated Carol L. Schlitt as one of the top lawyers in the New York metropolitan area. Ms. Schlitt has earned a perfect 10.0 rating as a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney. The rating service has listed Ms. Schlitt as “Superb.” Ms. Schlitt acknowledged this evaluation by saying, “It is always an honor to have peers and industry analysts recognize the level of achievement that our firm and I have achieved through hard work and dedication to our clients.”
We often hear from people who have a simple question: What do I wear to a deposition? It is always important to remember the objective for the deposition: You want to make a good impression. You want the opposing attorney to know that you will make a good witness. We offer our clients some simple guidelines to follow in dressing for a deposition.
We focus our law practice on serving our clients. In fact, we have written our core values on the walls of our office so we see them every day and all day. Right in the middle is a core mantra: Touch the Case – Touch the Client. That might mean a phone call or an email or a letter, some way of letting the client know what is going on with his or her case and what it means to the client. Here’s how we bring our commitment to client communications to life.
Civil cases in New York are now taking three years or more to come to trial and this is unacceptable. Justice delayed is justice denied and in these cases, victims of negligence are left waiting to have their day in court and to receive compensation for the damages they suffer through the fault of another. Increasingly, trials are delayed because defense lawyers either don’t care to move cases or purposely slow them. The courts cannot allow these delaying tactics to persist: the New York Courts need to punish lawyers and defendants who needlessly delay legal proceedings.
I often receive questions from readers who want to know about potential personal injury cases. Here is a question from a woman whose daughter received a bad ear piercing at the local Wal-Mart. I thought this might interest our readers.