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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.

Summer Pool Party Hosting Liability: Ways to Protect Guests

Summer in New York is a time for outdoor fun, warm weather, and memorable gatherings with friends and family. A pool party is a perfect […]

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Steps to Take After a Multi-Vehicle Crash

Multi-vehicle accidents can cause catastrophic injuries to the drivers and passengers involved. If you’ve been involved in a multi-car crash, your vehicle may be hit […]

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Making Your Yard and Porch Safe from Trip Hazards

When many people have guests at their homes, their biggest concerns are whether those guests are comfortable and enjoying themselves. Unfortunately, homeowners often fail to […]

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How Much Can a Designated Driver Have to Drink?

Originally published December 27, 2021. Updated May 23, 2023. At any social gathering involving alcohol, the person who commits to being the designated driver is […]

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What Happens When a Bicyclist is at Fault for an Accident?

In New York, many people ride their bikes in urban areas and rural settings to avoid vehicle traffic, be physically active, and reduce transportation costs. […]

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Important Safety Tips for Summer Motorcycle Road Trips

Summer motorcycle road trips are a popular activity for many riders. The open road, the feeling of the wind on your face, and the thrill […]

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Five Boating Safety Tips

Boating is an enjoyable recreational activity but can also be dangerous if you don’t follow proper safety measures on New York waterways. According to New […]

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What Happens When You’re the Passenger and the Driver of Your Car is Liable?

Being involved in a car accident is stressful, but it can be even more traumatic when you are a passenger. If the driver of the […]

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Guide to Filing a Premises Liability Claim After a Parking Lot Fall

A parking lot can become dangerous with icy and snowy weather and the development of defects like cracks and potholes. Neglectful parking lot maintenance can […]

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When Are Schools Liable For Student Injuries?

Originally published August 30, 2021. Updated April 17, 2023. Schools have a legal responsibility to provide “reasonable care” for their students, which means they must […]

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