Slip and falls and trip and falls on public property, private property, or while on a business premises can leave you or your loved one with catastrophic, life-altering injuries. For this reason, New York law requires property owners who allow or invite others to come onto their property to take certain measures to keep their property safe and free from fall hazards.
Robinson & Yablon, P.C’s premises liability personal injury attorneys have over 50 successful years of combined experience representing slip and fall and trip and fall injury victims and in holding negligent property owners and the city of New York accountable for their carelessness. Contact Robinson & Yablon, P.C today for prompt and professional assistance with your slip and fall or trip and fall claim.
Common Causes of Premises Liability Accidents in New York
Negligent maintenance or care of property often leads to slip and fall or trip & fall accidents:
Slippery surfaces: Water, ice, chemicals, and other substances in grocery stores, on sidewalks and parking lots, and elsewhere can make a floor slippery and lead to wet floor slip and fall accidents. Our talented and dedicated personal injury lawyers have filed and prevailed in numerous slip and fall lawsuits in which the property owner failed to take reasonable steps to clean up the slippery substance or warn others about the hazard.
Obstructions and cracks on surfaces: Cracks in a sidewalk or parking lot, uneven floors and walking surfaces, or hazards such as electrical cords can all lead to a trip and fall injury. Robinson & Yablon, P.C will aggressively present your claim for monetary damages; where the property owner knew or should have known of the obstruction or unsafe condition but failed to take any reasonable action prevent it.
Defective and dangerous stairs: A fall down a stairway or a trip while going up a stairway can cause debilitating injuries including fractures, spine and neck injuries, and/or traumatic brain injuries. Trust Robinson & Yablon, P.C’s knowledgeable personal injury attorneys to analyze the condition of the grounds where your injury occurred and help you recover damages against negligent property owners.
Dedicated and Devoted Legal Representation for New York Trip and Fall and Slip and Fall Victims
Slip and fall injuries are often severe and can lead to temporary or permanent limitations and disabilities. Many families experience financial hardships and are unable to immediately return to work in the aftermath of a slip or trip and fall incident. Contact Robinson & Yablon, P.C as soon as possible in order to best protect your rights to seek compensation for your slip and fall injuries.