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Litigating a Defective Premises Case in NY

(614 reviews)

Produced on December 15, 2015

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$ 99 Real Estate, Personal Injury and Negligence, and Litigation In Stock

Course Information

Time 1h 40m
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

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 many substantial 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 has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for people who have been injured due to the negligence of others.

Mr. Blitz has over a decade of experience of successfully managing 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. 

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.

Mr. Blitz is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). He is a past chairman of NYSTLA’s Young Lawyers Committee. In addition to NYSTLA, Mr. Blitz is a member of several other bar associations, including the American Association for Justice.

When not in the courtroom, Mr. Blitz lectures at Continuing Legal Education seminars throughout the country. He has lectured on a variety of topics including courtroom technology, trial tips and techniques, and strategies for maximizing the value of personal injury lawsuits. Mr. Blitz's lectures have over 20,000 views from Attorneys who have taken his courses for continuing legal education credit. The reviews of his lectures have made him a renowned speaker across the State in regards to personal injury legal topics. 

Mr. Blitz has been selected to the “Super Lawyers” list of “Rising Stars” for the years 2014 and 2015 and 2016 and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" for 2017 and 2018.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chronicled 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.

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.


Alan F.

This presentation by Justin Blitz was among the best CLE programs I have participated in whether at law line or through other providers. He was unusually thorough in offering specific case references over a range of fact patterns and combined substance with useful advice of a more practical nature. Thank you

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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