Litigating a Defective Premises Case in NY

(543 Ratings)

Produced on: December 15, 2015

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 100 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

In this course, Justin Blitz, partner of Schulman Blitz, LLP, guides you through a real life defective premises case to explain the tools that are necessary for successful representation of the client.


Throughout the program, he provides a detailed discussion and analysis to address the issues that arise during the course of litigation.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Exercise due diligence in managing client relations and expectations

II.    Identify the critical components to a defective premises case

III.   Recognize key issues and strategies for each stage of litigation

IV.   Describe common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid


Justin Blitz

Schulman Blitz, LLP

Justin Blitz, Esq. is a partner at Schulman Blitz, LLP.  He focuses on litigating all types of civil cases from inception to resolution. An experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator, Mr. Blitz is a tenacious adversary who consistently gets great results for his clients regardless of the case or the challenges presented.

Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained several significant jury verdicts. He believes that the best results are achieved when every case is meticulously prepared for trial and this philosophy has enabled him to obtain scores of favorable settlements in all kinds of actions.

Mr. Blitz began his career under the tutelage of renowned trial attorney Richard E. Shandell at one of the nation's most prestigious plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice firms. Distinguishing himself as a skillful litigator with a dynamic personality, Mr. Blitz successfully managed a large caseload of complex and high-profile negligence actions. He became known as an able trial lawyer and expert negotiator who successfully resolved hundreds of cases in arbitration, mediation, courtroom negotiation, and trial. Many of his achievements have been chronicled in the New York media.

In 2005, Mr. Blitz became the chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. As chairman and throughout his career, Mr. Blitz has lectured to attorneys at Continuing Legal Education events on a variety of topics.

In 2010 Mr. Blitz took over twenty cases to verdict with the majority of them being successful results for his clients.

In 2011 Mr. Blitz achieved for Schulman Blitz's clients via settlement or verdicts over two million dollars in compensation for harm caused by others negligence.

Mr. Blitz has established himself as one of the "go to" trial attorneys for other New York lawyers in the State that seek trial counsel on their most severe injury cases.  Many law firms throughout the State hire Mr. Blitz to try to verdict their most catastrophic injured clients' law suits.  This is due to his superb track record and prior verdict results.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chornicled in the New York media including articles and stories in The New York Post, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo and Noticero.

Mr. Blitz is a native of New York City and a graduate of Columbia Prep High School and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his legal training at New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Blitz also has roots in the entertainment field, having owned and operated a successful booking and music management company.

At Schulman Blitz, LLP, Mr. Blitz litigates a wide variety of civil suits with an emphasis on motor vehicle collisions, negligent security, municipal liability, medical malpractice, labor law, negligent supervision and all types of premises liability.


Melissa B.

Excellent course. Very informative.

Douglas V.

Speaker was excellent.

David S.

Very informative and interesting

Scott J.

Good survey of Ny premises liability law

Brian F.


Mitchell D.


Linda R.

Excellent teacher and course.

Steven B.

Excellent course

Lawrence C.

Program was very informative.

Cheryl W.

Excellent course!

Francine A.


Jeffrey A.

This is the second course of his that I've seen so far and he definitely is one of the best lecturers I've witnessed to date. I plan on watching the others and I think anyone interested in these practice areas should watch them all too.

David B.


Stephen B.

Great job

Jonathan S.

informative !

Scott H.

Mr. Blitz is excellent

Yelena K.

Very good

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