Protecting Your Rights After a Slip and Fall Accident
Under New York premises liability law, property owners and occupiers have a duty to protect others from unsafe conditions. At Block O'Toole & Murphy , our New York premises liability attorneys work hard to hold these property owners accountable when they fail to uphold these obligations and another individual is injured as a result. Whether you slipped and fell in a mall, or were injured due to poor lighting or security, our premises liability lawyers in New York have the resources necessary to seek maximum compensation on your behalf.
Were you injured on another's property? Contact our attorneys today to find out if you are entitled to financial compensation for medical bills and other damages. We offer a FREE, no-obligation consultation.
New York Premises Liability Accidents
Premises liability cases in New York can arise from a number of accidents in hotels, shopping malls, grocery stores and other public property. At our firm, our New York slip and fall attorneys can assist in a number of premises liability matters, including those involving:
- Slip-and Fall-Accidents
- Negligent Security
- Defective Stairs/Inadequate Lighting
- Supermarket & Retail Store Accidents
- Fire Safety Issues & Code Violations
- Drowning Accidents
- Elevator Accidents
- Road Design Accidents
This list is not exhaustive, as slip-and-fall accidents in New York can occur on many types of public properties, including the areas surrounding construction sites. If you or a loved one has slipped, tripped or otherwise been injured on New York public property, fill out our no cost, no-obligation consultation form.
Proven Personal Injury Attorneys for Your Slip and Fall Case
New York slip-and-fall cases can be difficult to prove and even harder to win. In a premises liability lawsuit, the plaintiff must not only prove that the owner or occupant of the premises is liable for it, but also that they were responsible for the dangerous condition. Due to the complexity of New York premises liability cases, injured individuals require the assistance of an attorney who is well-versed in this area of law and has experience navigating slip and fall claims.
In handling premises liability cases, our lawyers have had a successful track record that includes*:
- $5.5 million for a worker injured in an elevator accident
- $3.1 million result for a woman who was injured when she slipped on a hotel floor
- $1.95 million settlement for a woman that suffered neck and back injuries after falling down building stairs
- $1.65 million for the death of a tenant in an apartment fire
- $1.5 million for a Bronx tenant who tripped over a stair in his apartment building
- $1.45 million for a Brooklyn tenant who suffered neck injuries after a ceiling collapse
To ensure our client's have the strongest case possible, our New York premises liability attorneys work with accident reconstructionists, photographers and other professionals to determine how the accident developed and liability for the resulting injuries. However, because evidence in slip and fall cases can disappear quickly, those who have been injured on another's property are advised to contact us in a timely fashion to allow our New York premises liability attorneys and team of professionals the opportunity to successfully investigate your accident.
Act Now to Protect Your Claim
If you have been injured on another's property, contact the personal injury lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy to receive a FREE consultation today. Call us at 212-736-5300, or contact us online today.
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*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.