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New York Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer

Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall accidents can be caused by many circumstances. In a large environment like New York City, accidents can happen as a result of snow, ice, poor lighting, unlevel flooring or potholes and cracks in the sidewalk, curb or ground. These falls can be extremely dangerous, resulting in severe injuries and even death.

You have rights after a Slip and Fall accident!

If your accident occurs because of a negligent condition, you may be able to pursue a claim against the tenant or property owner to recover damages for your injuries, both physical and economic.

You can also pursue a claim for damages against a state, county, city or other public entity if your accident occurs on government-owned property such as a sidewalk or subway station. There are strict statutes of limitation guidelines that must be followed.

Even if you believe that your actions partially contributed to your accident, it may be possible to receive compensation for the damages you suffered.

Rules Covering Slip and Fall Accidents

The rules governing what damages can be recovered in a slip and fall or trip and fall case vary. In general, one can attempt to recover damages from the party responsible for your accident for the following:

  1. Pain and suffering
  2. Physical limitations, depression, psychological problems, sexual difficulties that result from your accident
  3. Lost income due to your inability to work caused by the damages from your accident
  4. Medical expenses such as doctor visits, hospital stays and rehabilitation therapy
  5. Damaged property including the cost of clothing or other items damaged in the accident.

Documenting your accident is IMPORTANT

It is important that you document what occurred, including keeping a record of your injuries. You should obtain the name of all witnesses, promptly report your claim to the owner of the premises, get a copy of the report, call the police, take photographs if possible.

Success Stories

The following are a small example of the many successful cases where we represented clients involved in auto accident. For a complete list of our success stories, click here.

Serving the Following Areas

Our law firm can help victims in the New York City area including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island boroughs, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Rockland County, Westchester County, and Orange County.

Disclaimer

The information contain on this site is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. You should consult with an attorney from our law office for legal advice regarding your case. Note that by accessing and or reviewing the content of this website or submitting a "Free Case Evaluation" does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.