New York Slip-and-Fall Accident Lawyers With Top Results

Representing Those Injured By Dangerous Property Conditions

New York property owners and managers have the responsibility to maintain their premises. When they fail to take reasonable and timely action to keep visitors safe, they may be liable for any injuries that occur in the buildings and parking lots under their care.

If you or someone you love suffered serious injuries from slipping or tripping on someone else's private property, a commercial space, or a public area such as a park or sidewalk, Block O'Toole & Murphy is here to uphold your right to fair compensation. As one of New York's premier law firms practicing exclusively personal injury litigation, our attorneys are experienced in representing clients in slip and fall and trip and fall cases across New York State.

The firm's verdicts and settlements for slip and fall victims include*:

  • $3,125,000 recovery in Brooklyn case for a hotel employee who slipped on debris and fell down a flight of stairs
  • $2,750,000 settlement for a woman who suffered serious knee injuries after tripping and falling on uneven sidewalk at the Bay Plaza Shopping Center in the Bronx
  • $2,700,000 settlement in Supreme Queens case for a pedestrian who tripped and fell on a raised and cracked sidewalk flag
  • $2,650,000 award for a worker who suffered back injuries as a result of a trip and fall accident during a construction project in downtown Manhattan
  • $2,250,000 settlement for a woman who slipped and fell down wet stairs in her apartment building in the Bronx
  • $1,900,000 settlement for a woman who was disabled from returning to work after slipping and falling on freshly-mopped steps
  • $1,500,000 recovery in Bronx case for woman who slipped and fell on snow in front of her apartment building

In 2016, Block O'Toole & Murphy achieved 4 of the 5 Highest Settlements in New York for injury victims. Our attorneys represent Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Nassau County, and all of New York State.

To view the full list of successful results we have obtained for our clients, visit our Verdicts & Settlements page to learn more.

Discuss your case with an experienced attorney today. Simply call 212-736-5300 for fill out our contact form for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall or Trip-and-Fall Accidents

Slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents can occur for countless reasons. Some frequent causes include:

  • Liquids spilled on floors
  • Recently mopped floors without caution signs
  • Debris or boxes in aisles
  • Ice-covered stairs or walkways
  • Insufficiently lit stairs
  • Unmarked potholes
  • Misleveled elevators that do not align with the floor
  • Cracked sidewalks

If you were injured because of the property owner's negligence, it's best to speak with a premises liability lawyer who has a solid understanding of property laws in New York City and New York State. An experienced lawyer can also help you gather and analyze the evidence to prove liability and work with financial and other experts to determine the maximum compensation you are entitled to under law.

FREE Consultation with a New York Trip-and-Fall Attorney

If you or a loved one were seriously harmed in a negligence-related accident, request a FREE consultation from the experienced premises liability lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy today. Call our New York City office at 212-736-5300, or contact us online.

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*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.