New York Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer
If you suffered injuries in a slip or trip and fall, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages.
We Handle All Types of New York Slip & Fall Accident & Injury Cases
The personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. assist New York clients who sustained slip and fall accident injuries. Our slip and fall lawyers fight for your right to compensation for your damages, so you can obtain the medical treatment and other resources you need to recover.
We handle all types of slip and fall injury cases, including those caused by:
- Unmarked steps and curbs
- Accumulated snow and ice
- Loose rugs and mats
- Unsecured cables
- Spills and accumulated moisture
- Insufficient lighting
- Broken steps
- Missing handrails
- Cracked or sunken concrete
- Broken asphalt and potholes
Property owners must repair hazards promptly and/or provide clear warning of the problem until they are able to remedy it, to ensure the safety of their visitors. This may involve posting warning signs, cordoning off the area, or placing cones to draw attention to the hazard.
If a property owner knew or should have known of a safety hazard but failed to take action to protect others, they may have liability for any resulting injuries and related damages.
The New York slip and fall accident and injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will investigate your case, establish liability, and fight to recover the maximum possible compensation for your injuries and related losses.
A Trip and Fall Accident & Injury Lawyer from Friedman & Simon Can Help
Since 1991, the personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. have fought to protect the rights of the injured. We want to help you fight for your right to recover compensation for your injuries and related damages.
Our services to you include:
Providing Updates About Your Case
Our legal team communicates with you throughout the legal process, answering your questions and providing updates about your case.
Identifying the Liable Party
We identify all parties who had fault for your accident and establish liability by demonstrating how they failed to protect you from harm.
Communicating With All Parties
We handle all details associated with your case, including communicating with all involved parties on your behalf.
Investigating Your Accident
We use our network of resources to thoroughly investigate your case and obtain the evidence necessary to establish fault and liability and prove your damages.
Identifying Recoverable Damages
We identify all recoverable damages, including physical, emotional, and economic losses and use this as the basis for your claim’s value.
Your initial consultation is free, and we do not collect any fees unless and until you recover compensation for your injuries.
You have a limited time to file a claim for injuries you sustained in a New York slip and fall accident. Contact the Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. team today to protect your right to recover compensation for your damages: 516-932-0400.
Establishing Liability for Your Slip and Fall Accident & Injury Case
Our legal team will investigate your accident and obtain evidence to help us identify the party(s) who caused or contributed to your accident and subsequent injuries. We establish liability by demonstrating the following elements:
Duty of Care: The liable party had a duty to maintain their property in a safe manner or provide clear warning of any potential hazards.
Breach of Duty: The liable party failed to uphold their obligation due to wrongful, careless, reckless, or negligent actions
Causation: The at-fault party’s negligence caused your slip and fall accident, making them liable for all damages that resulted.
Damages: You suffered economic, physical, or emotional damages.
To document your case, we use evidence that may include:
- Photos and video footage of the accident scene
- Accident reports
- Witness statements
- Property safety records
- Expert opinions
Recoverable Damages for a New York Slip, Trip and Fall Injury Claim
Slip or trip and fall accidents can cause extensive injuries requiring comprehensive medical treatment and, potentially, long-term care. They can also prevent you from returning to your job or resuming your prior duties.
You may have grounds to recover damages that include:
- Emergency transport and medical treatment
- Medical testing and imaging
- Physician and surgeon care
- Hospitalization and surgical services
- Medications and medical devices
- Accessibility modifications to home or car
- Lost income and benefits
- Pain and suffering
For injuries that require further treatment or ongoing care, and for those that prevent you from resuming your job duties, our legal team will include:
- Future treatment and care costs
- Future income and benefits losses
- Diminished quality of life
- Diminished earning capacity
You may also be entitled to recover compensation for disabilities, permanent damage, disfigurement, etc.
To support the value of your case, we obtain income records, medical records, and expert opinions that may include:
- Medical experts: to address your injuries, prognosis, and future treatment needs
- Economists: to address the value of your future financial losses
- Lifecare planners: to address future physical, emotional, and rehabilitation needs
- Vocational specialists: to address your capacity to return to work or resume your job duties
If you lost a loved one due to injuries they suffered in a slip, trip, and fall accident in New York, contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today: 516-932-0400. We can help you determine whether you might qualify for wrongful death damages.
Free Consultation for New York Slip & Fall Accident Cases
The personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. understand the challenges you face, as you struggle to obtain the medical treatment you need and pay your bills until you can return to work. Our team is here for you during this difficult time.
We will fight to protect your legal rights and recover the compensation you deserve, and we have a successful history of doing so. Our team can assist you in English, Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
For a free consultation and case evaluation, contact us now at 516-932-0400.