If you've suffered an injury on someone else's property in New York City due to dangerous conditions or negligence, our team at Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C. is here to help. With over 15 years of experience representing injured clients, our personal injury attorneys are dedicated to fighting for the best possible outcome for your case, including securing the maximum settlement.
When it comes to premises liability cases, our knowledgeable and thorough team at Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C. will handle all the necessary details. From offering guidance and filing paperwork to communicating with responsible parties and representing you in court, we have the expertise to navigate your case. Our track record includes successfully resolving thousands of cases and securing substantial settlement awards for our clients.
Under New York State Law, various types of premises accidents may warrant a premises liability claim. These include:
Slip and fall accidents
Trip and fall accidents
Defective escalators or elevators
Dangerous stairwell or stairwell conditions
Supermarket and retail store accidents
Train and subway accidents
Snow and ice accidents
Swimming pool accidents
Negligent road design / Roadway neglect
Dog bites / Animal attacks
Statute Of Limitations
According to the statute of limitations in New York, a premises liability claim must be filed within three (3) years from the date of the incident.
Premises Liability Law
New York holds property owners responsible for maintaining safe premises free from potential hazards that could cause harm.
New York City Administrative Code, Section 7-210
Section 7-210 of the New York City Administrative Code mandates property owners to keep sidewalks abutting their premises in a safe condition, free from ice, snow, and dirt that could lead to slip and fall accidents or other injuries.
New York Estates, Powers, & Trusts (EPT) 5-4.1
Under Section 5-4.1 of the EPTL law, if a premises accident results in the death of a person, their personal representative may seek compensation within two (2) years from the date of death.
The liable parties for premise accidents are the property owners who fail to maintain a safe environment, resulting in personal injuries. Depending on the location of the incident, potential defendants can include building owners, homeowners, landlords, the city, and others.
At Dalbir Singh & Associates, P.C., we are committed to protecting your rights and helping you seek the compensation you deserve after a premise accident. Contact our experienced premise accident attorneys today for a free consultation.
When it comes to premise accidents in New York, various types of compensation are available to help you recover from the injuries you have suffered. Here are some examples:
Medical Treatment Expenses
Following a premise accident, you can file a claim to seek compensation for various medical expenses, including hospital bills, doctor visits, medication, physical therapy, and the cost of medical devices such as wheelchairs, canes, and walkers.
If your injuries prevent you from returning to work, you can pursue compensation for the income you were unable to earn during your recovery period. Additionally, if your injuries have long-term effects that prevent you from performing the same job duties as before, you may be eligible for compensation for future lost wages.
If your personal property was damaged or destroyed as a result of the premise accident, you have the right to seek compensation for the value of the lost or damaged items.
Pain and Suffering
Physical and mental suffering caused by the accident can have a significant impact on your life. To address this, you can pursue compensation for the pain and suffering you endured as a result of your injuries.
Loss of Enjoyment
If the injuries sustained in the premise accident have resulted in a loss of your ability to engage in activities and hobbies that you once enjoyed, you may be entitled to compensation for the loss of enjoyment.
Loss of Consortium
In cases where the injuries you suffered in a premise accident have negatively impacted your spousal relationship, you can seek compensation for the loss of consortium, which refers to the loss of companionship, support, and intimacy.
Understanding the types of compensation available is crucial when seeking a fair resolution after a premise accident. Consult with experienced personal injury attorneys to assess your case and determine the appropriate course of action.
A slip and fall accident in New York City occurs when an individual slips, trips, or falls on someone else's property due to hazardous conditions, such as wet floors, uneven surfaces, or inadequate maintenance.
Various parties can be held liable for a slip and fall accident in New York City, including property owners, tenants, property managers, and even maintenance companies responsible for ensuring safe conditions.
If you are involved in a slip and fall accident in New York City, seek medical attention for your injuries and report the incident to the property owner or manager. Gather evidence, such as photographs or witness statements, and consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.
Common causes of slip and fall accidents in New York City include wet or slippery floors, inadequate lighting, uneven or cracked pavement, loose or broken handrails, and debris or obstacles obstructing walkways.
Yes, if you are injured in a slip and fall accident in New York City due to someone else's negligence, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your injuries. This can include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the accident.
In New York City, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim for a slip and fall accident is generally three years from the date of the accident. It is important to consult with an attorney promptly to ensure your claim is filed within the required timeframe.
An experienced personal injury attorney can assist with a slip and fall accident personal injury claim by conducting a thorough investigation, gathering evidence to establish liability, calculating damages, negotiating with insurance companies, and advocating for your rights to secure fair compensation.
Yes, New York follows a comparative negligence system, which means that even if you were partially at fault for the slip and fall accident, you may still be able to pursue compensation. However, your compensation may be reduced proportionally based on your level of fault.
While it is not necessary to prove that the property owner had prior knowledge of the hazardous condition in a slip and fall case, it can strengthen your claim. However, establishing that the property owner should have known about the condition through reasonable inspection is often sufficient.
Finding the right attorney for your slip and fall accident case in New York City is crucial. Look for attorneys with experience in personal injury law, specifically handling slip and fall cases. Seek recommendations, read client reviews, and schedule consultations to find the attorney who best meets your needs.
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