We’re here to help if you or a relative slipped and fell in Brooklyn. When a property owner or manager doesn’t keep their area safe, a slip and fall can cause serious injuries. Let us fight for you to recover compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Slip and fall claims are part of New York premises liability law. This area of law can be complicated, which is why we recommend hiring an attorney. We’ll explain the law, how it applies to your situation, and your options. By working with a slip-and-fall attorney, you know you have the right information. Better yet, you have someone on your side.
When we take on a trip and fall or slip and fall case, we investigate. We gather evidence about what caused your fall, who is responsible for the building, and your injuries. That evidence can include photos, surveillance videos, accident reports, eyewitness statements, expert testimony, business documents, and more. We use all of this to build a strong compensation claim.
Most slip and fall accidents are resolved through an insurance settlement. We identify who owned or managed the property. This person or business should have insurance that covers bodily injuries. We’re experienced negotiators who will fight for you to get the maximum settlement possible.
We’ll also tell you when filing a lawsuit is in your best interests. Sometimes we need the discovery process to gather more information, like business records. Even after filing a lawsuit, we might still settle your case. Your case might go to trial, in which case, we aren’t afraid to fight for fair compensation before a judge or jury.
Serious slip and fall accidents can come from:
Where were you hurt? We often tackle cases where the trip or slip and fall happened on or in:
Where your slip and fall accident happened matters. We confirm whether you were injured in a public or private place because it impacts the claims process. If you were hurt on public property, a government entity is responsible. We’ll have 90 days from the date of the accident to file a notice of claim with the right government agency.
If you were hurt on private property, we’d figure out who was responsible for caring for the area. Your claim isn’t always against the property owner. Often, property managers or tenants are responsible for the condition of the property.
Trip and falls and slip and falls can cause severe and catastrophic injuries, including:
When you or a loved one are dealing with severe slip and fall injuries, give us a call. Don’t wait. We should get started on your claim right away. The property owner or manager’s insurer might offer you a settlement. Make sure a lawyer reviews it before accepting it. It could be less than you deserve.
Whoever is in charge of a property is responsible for taking reasonable steps to keep guests safe from preventable harm. This responsibility is called a duty of care. It can include inspecting the property, making repairs, and warning visitors of possible dangers. Failing to uphold that duty makes a property owner, manager, or tenant liable for injuries.
Why you were on the property matters, too. A property owner or manager’s responsibility is to lawful visitors or workers. If you were trespassing, the owner doesn’t owe you the same level of safety. It could be harder to win compensation if you didn’t have permission to be on the property.
To win compensation, we’ll prove several facts:
If you can establish all the elements of a slip and fall case, you may win compensation for your:
No one expects to fall and get badly hurt. But it happens more often than you’d think. We’re here to help when you suffer more than a few bruises and scrapes. Give us a call at (212) 490-5700 or contact us online. You can schedule a free consultation with our Brooklyn premises liability attorneys.
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