4 Things You Didn’t Know About Slip and Fall Accidents

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Slip and fall is a term used for a personal injury case in which a hazard causes someone to slip or trip, resulting in injuries. Dangerous conditions cause injuries to many people each year in slips and falls. Slip and Fall Accidents result from inadequate maintenance and cleaning of areas such as sidewalks, walkways, building lobbies, and staircases. If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property because of a dangerous condition, you may have the right to pursue a slip and fall accident claim.

4 things you didn’t know about slip and fall accidents :

  1. Property owner obligations
  2. What you must prove
  3. Time restrictions (statute of limitations)
  4. Do not provide recorded statements

Property owners have a legal obligation to maintain, repair, and monitor their properties for dangerous conditions that could cause slip and fall accidents. Even if a dangerous condition takes time to fix, the property owner has a duty to notify others about the potential danger.

To success in a slip and fall case in New York, you must prove that the property owner or the owner’s employee had timely knowledge of the defective condition or risk of harm on the premises, but failed to take prompt action to warn others about it or correct it. You must also show that the slip and fall accident resulted in injuries and damages, such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, or permanent damage.

statute of limitations lays out the maximum amount of time you have to file a lawsuit from the date when you learned about your injuries. In New York, if a slip and fall accident injured you, you will have 3 years to file your lawsuit against the property owner.

After your injury, do not make any statements about the accident or whom you believe caused it without first consulting with a personal injury lawyer. Insurance companies and claims adjusters will try to get injured parties to provide recorded statements. You have the legal right to say no. The recorded statement does not usually benefit you and insurance companies will likely use it against you. ‘Personal Injury Lawyer. 5 Reasons You Need To Hire One.

Contact Slip and Fall Lawyer Today For Help

If you or someone you know has sustained an injury in a slip and fall or trip and fall accidents, our experienced New York Slip And Fall Attorneys of The Rybak Firm, PLLC., are here for You. We will develop a legal strategy to help you recover the damages to which New York law entitles you. We are available 24/7 Call Now (718) 307-5554 or Contact Us online to schedule a Free Consultation and Case Evaluation.

Slip and Fall Attorneys Near Me

Our offices are located in Brooklyn, New York. However, we represent injured people throughout entire New York City Metro Area. Our Personal Injury Attorneys can travel to you if the injury prevents you from meeting at our offices. We also provide free transportation to and from our offices.

Our office address is:
1810 Voorhies Avenue, 
Ste #7
Brooklyn, NY 11235

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