Simply walking down the street can become hazardous in New York City in the winter due to snow, ice, and rain causing slippery conditions. If you are injured after a slip and fall accident on a sidewalk, street, parking lot, stairwell, or other surface, you may be entitled to compensation. It is the property owner's responsibility to ensure that the sidewalks and parking lots adjacent to their building are well maintained and safe, so if you are injured, you may be able to sue.
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Here in New York City, we've recently been hit with snowstorms and freezing weather. These conditions make it dangerous to walk outside, even more so if you happen to be elderly or disabled, and yet there is no clear organization or efficiency in clearing safe paths for people to walk or bike on.
After a slip, trip, and fall accident, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention, and the second thing you should do is contact personal injury attorney Reid B. Wissner. He will then help you obtain the compensation you need in order to pay your medical bills and other related expenses. Watch this video to learn the top 5 things that Mr. Wissner will do for you once he has taken your case.
New York personal injury attorney Reid B. Wissner explains what constitutes a slip, trip, and fall injury in this video. If you've slipped and fallen on someone else's property, you may not think that there's anyone to blame but yourself, but this is often not true. Tripping and falling due to negligence by a property owner may entitle you to compensation. Call the Reid B. Wissner Law Offices at 212-903-4LAW (4529) today for a free legal consultation.
Many slip and fall accidents occur when there are no other people around to act as witness. You may think that if no one saw your accident, you can't file a claim. However, this is far from the truth. Personal injury attorney Reid B. Wissner has won many cases for clients who slipped and fell but had no witnesses.
If you slip and fall due to poorly maintained conditions on someone else's property, it can result in severe injury such as bone fractures, sprains, brain injury, or spinal cord injury. These injuries can result in hospital stays, medical bills, and lost wages due to inability to work.