28 Apr 2016

Common Questions about Slip and Fall

istock_000007714734small_zps9159a9dc_0As New York slip and fall attorneys, we frequently hear questions from our clients regarding the specifics of their legal rights and potential compensation. Below is a sample of some of the most common slip and fall accidents we hear.

What constitutes a slip and fall accident?

A slip and fall accent happens when you suffer injuries from losing your footing in a public area due to maintenance or improper warning issues. These accidents can occur at a public pool, store or even private property.

Does a slip and fall accident have anything to do with premises liability law?

Yes. Slip and fall accidents fall under premises liability law. Any person who owns or maintains a property is responsible for its safety.  If a failure to ensure safety occurs, an injured party has the right to file a personal injury lawsuit with an experienced slip and fall lawyer.

What damages can I pursue in a slip and fall accident?

Your compensation depends on the nature and extent of your injuries. In most cases, you can seek damages for medical costs, lost wages and pain and suffering.  The lawyers at Weiser and Associates are familiar with all aspects of New York premises liability law and can help you build your best case.

If you have questions about your new York slip and fall accident, contact the experienced attorneys at Weiser and Associates online or at (212) 213-3111 to discuss your case.  We proudly welcome clients from Brooklyn, Manhattan and neighboring communities.