Slip Fall Injury Accident Lawyer NYC

Were You Seriously Injured In a Slip and Fall Accident On a Dangerous Property?

In a fateful instant, anyone in New York City can slip or trip and suffer a fall that causes serious injuries. If this has happened to you or a family member and you believe that the property owner's negligence was the cause, it is essential to contact a lawyer versed in New York's premises liability statutes and other relevant laws as soon as you can.

Negligence Can Lead to Slip and Fall Accidents

Not every slip and fall injury in New York City is a result of negligence, but too often, a hazardous condition left unattended on someone else's property can result in a fall. When a NYC slip and fall accident occurs because a property owner has not fixed a hazard or has not properly labeled a dangerous condition, the victim could be entitled to compensation. It isn't always easy to prove negligence on the part of the property owner, though, even if it seems obvious that they allowed a dangerous situation to persist. That's why victims of fall injuries need someone knowledgeable in NYC personal injury law - like the fall accident lawyers at Goidel & Siegel.

Common Causes of Trips and Falls

Unsafe conditions around New York, NY leads to numerous slip and fall accidents, which in turn lead to medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other hardships for the victim of the fall. Too often in fall cases, the accident could have been avoided if a property owner had remedied dangerous conditions. In New York City, causes of slip fall accidents can include:

  • Wet floors that are not properly labeled
  • Uneven surfaces
  • Loose floorboards, rugs, or mats causing a dangerous condition
  • Potholes in parking lots
  • Pitted and broken walkways on a property
  • Snow or ice that hasn't been cleared from the property
  • Grease, oil, and other spills
  • Other hazardous conditions that lead to a trip and fall accident

Per New York law, it is the property owner's responsibility to provide customers and the public with safe conditions, such as labeling wet or uneven flooring or repairing other hazards. If you or a loved one are hurt on a property, you may be entitled to compensation if the property owners neglected to address a dangerous situation that led to the accident. If you sustain injuries that require medical attention, you could have a personal injury claim and should call us today for a free consultation.

Slip and Fall Injuries

Many people don't realize that fall cases can lead to serious injuries. A dangerous condition on someone else's property is more than an inconvenience to the residents of New York, NY. Slip and fall injuries can include:

  • Lacerations
  • Broken Bones
  • Torn Ligaments
  • Soft Tissue Damage
  • Spinal Cord Damage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Injuries to the brain and spinal cord can result in ongoing - even life-long - issues. If you are involved in a New York slip and fall accident, seek medical attention for your injuries right away. Your next step should be to contact a qualified and experienced slip and fall attorney who can help determine if the property owners were negligent in ignoring unsafe conditions and if you could be entitled to compensation as a result.

Turn To The Trial-Proven Premises Liability Lawyers At Our Firm In NYC

Our accomplished personal injury lawyers at Goidel & Siegel LLP in Manhattan have advised and taken action for hundreds of slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accident victims over the past 25 years. Such cases are far more complex than most people realize, demanding extreme rigor in investigation, analysis, and case building. We are dedicated to:

  • Responding quickly and decisively to any call about a fall on commercial property, a sidewalk or other unsafe location — an essential step for gathering time-sensitive physical evidence, video evidence when available, and witness testimony
  • Pursuing every angle to prove that a property owner knew about a defective property condition or should have known about it and fixed the problem or posted a warning
  • Educating our potential clients on the law and providing clear, realistic counsel on whether a premises liability case is valid and worth pursuing

Fast Action To Get Qualified Counsel Is Critical · Call (212) 840-3737 Anytime

Valid personal injury lawsuits arise from a vast range of falls on defective property. Whether your fall was caused by a slippery spill in a store or restaurant, an unsafe ramp or stairway that violated building codes, or some other hazard or obstacle, a call to our firm is the right call. We will provide a free consultation, and you will owe no attorney fees unless we pursue your case and obtain compensation for you.

Don't risk the statute of limitations running out on your slip and fall case and leaving you stuck with medical bills from a fall injury. You may be able to recover lost wages and secure compensation for pain and suffering, but you should speak to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible following the accident. Goidel & Siegel can offer legal advice and assess whether you have a fall case when you schedule a free case evaluation with us. If you do have a case, you can rest assured that our experienced legal team and personal injury attorneys will not rest until we get you the maximum compensation to which you are entitled. We have achieved great results for other victims of New York City slip and fall accidents, and we can do the same for you.

Work with a slip and fall lawyer who won't hesitate to take your case to trial and who won't be intimidated by wealthy property owners, New York State or New York City government, or large corporations.

Call us today for a free consultation.