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We Are Experienced In New York Premises Liability Claims

If you are injured by tripping over a sidewalk, running into a pothole, slipping on snow or ice or any other hazard caused by negligence on public property, it is essential to understand what your options are and how the law can protect you.

At the law firm of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, we can provide representation for cases involving premises liability, municipal liability and accidents on public property. We can help clients who have been seriously injured as a result of negligence, and recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. We know what it takes to hold the city accountable when it has failed to keep premises safe.

Skills And Resources You Can Trust

We have the resources and the legal skill to investigate accidents, look at medical records, speak with witnesses, and build cases to recover compensation for the current and future expenses of our clients.

The owners of public property in New York have a responsibility to keep people who are on their property reasonably safe from harm. When property owners fail to this responsibility, it can often result in accidents, and those owners may be held liable for providing compensation to accident victims or their families.

Our firm has experience with a wide range of these commercial property owner negligence claims, including:

  • Sidewalk accidents
  • Slip, trip and fall accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Stairwell and handrail accidents
  • Negligent security
  • Elevator and escalator accidents
  • Ice and snow accidents
  • Lead paint poisoning
  • Commercial store and retail store accidents

If you have questions about your rights following a premises liability accident, we can provide the answers and advice that you need to make informed and responsible decisions. If filing a claim is in your best interests, we will build a strong case to protect your rights and pursue maximum compensation.

Types Of Accidents Caused By City Negligence

Speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer in New York if you have been injured from any of the following types of accidents:

  • Broken sidewalks
  • Slippery surfaces
  • Potholes
  • Inadequate security
  • Snow and ice accumulation
  • Failure to warn of hazardous conditions and dangers
  • Broken stairs and floorboards
  • Car and auto accidents on public property

It is vital after any of these accidents to move quickly with your claim, especially if the property is owned by the government. New York’s statute of limitations for filing a claim for accidents on government property is only 90 days. Even the 3 years for all other premises claims can move much faster than you may think.

Learn More About Our Premises Liability Representation

If you have been injured on public property or have a loved one who has been hurt as the result of negligence in New York, contact our New York City office to schedule a free initial consultation with the attorneys at Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC. Call us at 646-916-3179 to make an appointment. Se habla español.