A Slip-And-Fall May Not Be Your Fault
Everyone trips up, slips and falls at least once in their life. It hurts; if it happens in public, such as at a grocery store or on a sidewalk, many people think their pride is most hurt. But the truth is a slip-and-fall can lead to serious injuries, and despite your embarrassment, the fall may be the property owner’s fault.
At Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, we are compassionate personal injury attorneys who face the difficulties of people injured in slip-and-fall cases. Although located in New York City, we work for people across the state, offering skilled representation and caring counsel on our client’s legal issues. We know how to build a case to help you get compensation for your fall.
What You Should Know About Slip-And-Falls
Slip-and-falls can happen in almost any capacity, from sidewalks to grocery stores to municipal buildings. The most common causes are:
- Slippery floors
- Un-shoveled sidewalks
- Obstacles on the ground
- Uneven flooring
- Lack of signage around obstacles
The above factors are all in the property owner’s control. If they do not take proper care of their premises to ensure safety, they are at fault for any accidents.
Property owners can be individuals, corporations or even cities. However, no matter who the property owner is, you can rest assured that we will vigorously pursue the compensation you deserve.
Act Fast To Get Compensation
Because of the New York statute of limitations, if you wait too long, you will not be able to collect on your accident, and depending on the property owner, you have a different amount statute. You have three years for private property owned by a corporation and individual. For property owned by the government, you have 90 days.
Moving quickly is essential to getting the outcome you most need. Call us at 646-916-3179 or send us an email to get started. You do not owe us any money unless we recover compensation for you. Se habla español.