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At Catalano Law, we want to keep you informed. Our blog posts contain up-to-date articles and information that can be helpful in preventing accidents. We also discuss how to handle a personal injury or accident if it happens to you or your family. Here at Catalano Law our clients' health and safety always come first.

Motorcyclists Aren’t Protected by PIP Insurance

Motorcyclists in New York state are not afforded the same protections as other motorists under New York law. The generous benefits provided by New York’s […]

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Drunk Driving Crashes Go Up During Football Season

Getting out and rooting for your favorite football team on a fall afternoon is what September and October are all about. Yet when you add […]

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Are Bicyclists Ever at Fault for Their Own Accidents?

Bicycling is a popular activity in New York state, even more so in recent years as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to cars. Nevertheless, […]

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When are Schools Liable When Students are Injured?

Schools have a legal responsibility to provide “reasonable care” for their students, which means they must do everything possible to keep students safe while they […]

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What You Need to Know About School Bus Wrecks

While relatively uncommon, school bus wrecks do happen. If you have a child who goes to school by bus, it can be helpful to know […]

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Is Lane-Splitting Legal on a Motorcycle in New York?

Motorcyclists experience a thrill on the road that is unknown to drivers of cars and other large vehicles. There’s a sense of freedom and power […]

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The Top 5 Ways Construction Companies Put Their Workers at Risk

Every worksite should prioritize employees’ safety. However, many jobs, especially those in construction, require staff to work near hazardous chemicals, operate heavy machinery, or work […]

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What Are New York’s Laws About Dogs in Stores and Restaurants?

Dogs are man’s best friend, but they are still animals, and despite training, can act in unpredictable ways. Unfortunately, dog attacks and dog bites can […]

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What Rights Do New York Pedestrians Have?

Pedestrian traffic in New York has steadily been increasing in the last several years. This is great for exercise and helping the environment, but it […]

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What Rights Do New York Pedestrians Have?
When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?

When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?

Many Americans tragically drown or become injured each year at public swimming pools. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s 2020 report, 42% of non-fatal […]

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