Were you injured on someone else’s property? Whether it was caused by negligent security, a defective staircase, or a slip and fall at a grocery store, our New York premises liability lawyers can help. Our law firm has years of experience helping injured New Yorkers in premises liability cases, including a recent $4.5 million settlement.
Call us at 212-490-5700 or contact us online to request a free consultation. There are never up-front costs and you owe us nothing unless you recover compensation.
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Hazardous conditions can make visiting any property dangerous, especially if the owner is not following their duty to keep the grounds safe. Under New York’s premises liability law, property owners or occupiers must keep their property free of “obvious and potential” dangers. That means they need to correct anything that could harm guests or visitors.
You might be able to pursue compensation if the owner doesn’t take care of a hazardous condition in a reasonable amount of time. You might have a case if the owner doesn’t correct a hazard once they know about it. You can work with an experienced premises liability lawyer to establish that the owner knew of the danger and didn’t act to prevent accidents.
At Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., our knowledgeable and highly experienced premises liability lawyers are here to listen, investigate what led to your injuries, and advise you of your legal options. With decades of experience and hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for accident victims in situations like yours, we know what it takes to pursue premises liability claims and how to secure every dollar you deserve.
In premises liability law, the “duty of care” relates to the relationship between the hazard that injured you and the property owner. You’ll have to prove they were responsible for the hazard and that their action, or, in some cases, inaction, caused your injuries.
New York property owners are expected to keep their property in “reasonably safe” conditions. They are tasked to avoid the risk of potential injuries, no matter who comes to their property. Property owners must take reasonable action to keep hazards to a minimum, whether they expect guests, the public, or trespassers.
For a premises liability claim to be successful, you’ll need to establish the property owner neglected their duty of care. In personal injury cases, negligence means the defendant breached their duty of care.
You’ll have a valid premises liability case if you can prove one of three things:
You must establish that you were injured in an accident because of a hazard on the property, and you must prove the direct link between the owner or occupier’s failure to act and your injury.
If you are unsure if you meet all the elements of a premises liability claim or what constitutes a known hazard, contact a New York premises liability lawyer at Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. today.
If you can establish that a property owner or occupier’s negligence caused you harm, then you can seek compensation for your:
At Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., we are proud that we have helped many clients receive significant premises liability settlements and court rulings. A sample of some of our results includes:
At Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., our attorneys handle insurance claims and premises liability lawsuits arising from all types of property hazards and accidents, including but not limited to:
Parking lots are often private property, so the property owner may be responsible for your accident if you fall. If the owner knew about the dangerous situation and failed to rectify it or warn others about it, you may be able to obtain compensation if you were injured.
Accidents at construction sites may be the fault of many different parties, including the property owner, a general contractor, a construction company, or another third party. You may even be able to recover monetary damages if you were working at the time.
Like other personal injury lawsuits, a premises liability claim must be filed within three years of the date of the accident. However, there are exceptions. You should seek a free consultation with a premises liability attorney to start the claims process right away.
Whether you were at work, playing with your children at the park, or were running errands, you never expected to end the day in the hospital. Unfortunately, that is often what happens when you are injured on another person’s property. Our premises liability attorneys are here to answer your questions and deliver some relief. Contact Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. as soon as possible so that we can get started.
There are never up-front costs and nothing unless you recover compensation. Call us at 212-490-5700 or contact us online to request a free consultation.
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