Property owners have a duty to maintain safe conditions for visitors. If you suffer injuries because of a slip and fall accident on a public or private property that could have been prevented with proper warning or maintenance, you may have grounds for a premises liability lawsuit. Take a look at our slidshare presentation to learn more about slip and fall accidents in NYC.
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If you are injured in a bar, you may be able to sue depending on the circumstances. Bar owners can be sued for premises liability if you were assaulted due to insufficient security or if you were injured due to negligence, such as broken glass on the floor or a spill that was never mopped up.
Escalators are a part of life for most residents of New York City. We ride on escalators at almost every major subway station, department store, convention center, and even office buildings. For the most part, escalators work as intended, and your ride passes without incident. However, sometimes escalators are not kept in good repair and experience issues that may cause injury to passengers.
If you have sustained injuries that directly resulted from your landlord's negligence, such as failing to repair a broken handrail in a reasonable amount of time which led to you falling down the stairs, then you may be able to sue for pain and suffering as well as medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and any other expenses that arise from your injuries.
If you are injured after a slip, trip, and fall accident that occurred on someone else's property, you may be entitled to damages under premises liability law. Premises liability essentially means that building owners have a duty to keep their properties safe for visitors, guests, and residents. If they fail in this duty, you can sue for compensation.
One of the most common types of slip and fall accident injuries is a broken wrist. Our natural instinct when falling is to put out our hands to protect the head, which often leads to painful and even debilitating wrist injuries. If you slipped and fell on someone else's property due to the property owner's negligence, you may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Many New York City residents are injured at their apartment or rented home due to poor maintenance or structural issues that were never addressed. If you were injured due to the negligence of your landlord, you can sue them to recover compensation for your medical bills as well as pain and suffering. Contact premises liability lawyer Reid B. Wissner at 212-406-9288to schedule your free, no-obligation legal consultation.
In New York City, construction accidents are all too common. These accidents can leave you with chronic pain or disability that makes it impossible to work, whether for a short time or even permanently.
If you were assaulted or otherwise injured as a direct result of negligent security, in addition to bringing charges against the person who assaulted you, you can also sue the property owner who never bothered to upgrade their security.
Every year, many people are injured through accidents that occur on someone else's property. If the property owner's neglect is what led to your injury, you may be able to file a premises liability lawsuit to recover damages for your medical treatment, lost wages, and emotional suffering.