Slip and fall accidents cause a multitude of injuries each year, second only to motor vehicle accidents as the most common cause of accidental deaths. For more than 20 years, our New York premises liability attorneys at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. have been representing individuals who were injured as a result of slip and fall accidents. Most of these cases involve negligence in the care and maintenance of by retail stores, apartment buildings, government offices, municipalities, and more. We have been successful in obtaining full, fair, and just compensation for many clients throughout the New York metropolitan and Long Island communities.
Accidents involving a slip, trip or fall may be caused by stairs and walkways that are snowy, icy, or wet, or may involve a variety of defects such as food and foreign substances on floors. We have successfully represented many clients who have suffered from ankle fractures soft tissue tears, and broken hip joints. Each client’s case involves unique aspects and must succeed on its own merits in order to be entitled to monetary compensation.
If you are injured in a slip, trip, or fall accident, it is important that your family or a trusted friend helps you preserve the evidence as soon as the incident takes place. Take a picture of the accident location record the condition of the area at the time of your fall, and make note of any signs and lighting fixtures in the area. Your goal is to record and preserve the scene of the accident as completely as possible.
If you have been injured in a trip or slip and fall accident, please call or e-mail our premises liability attorneys today. The call is free and our premises liability lawyers only receive payment if we obtain money for you