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Have You Recently Been Injured on Someone Else’s Property in New York City?​

Goldberg & Loren are experienced premises liability lawyers who specialize in helping individuals like you who have suffered injuries due to unsafe conditions on another person’s property. With their expertise and knowledge of New York City laws, they can ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you’re seeking justice for your injuries and want to hold the responsible party accountable, then Goldberg & Loren are the lawyers you need. They will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and help you recover the financial damages you are entitled to.

Contact Goldberg & Loren today for a free consultation. Don’t wait; take action now to secure the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

What Is Premises Liability?

Premises liability is a legal concept that holds property owners and occupiers responsible for injuries and accidents that occur on their premises. These premises can include private homes, office buildings, retail stores, restaurants, amusement parks, and more.

When a person enters someone else’s property, they have the right to expect a reasonably safe environment. The property or business owner or occupier has a legal duty of care to maintain their premises in a safe condition and to prevent any potential hazards that could cause harm to visitors.

What Is Premises Liability?

Common Types of Premises Liability Cases

Slip and Fall 

These accidents can occur due to slippery floors, uneven surfaces, loose tiles, or foreign substances on the ground. Property owners have a responsibility to promptly clean up any spills, warn visitors of potential hazards, and ensure that walkways are free from obstacles.

Slip and falls make up 12% of total falls and independently account for a million ER visits. [1]

Inadequate Security

When individuals become victims of crimes such as assault, robbery, or sexual assault on someone else’s property, the property owner may be held liable for failing to provide adequate security measures. This may include inadequate lighting, lack of security cameras, broken locks, or failure to perform background checks on employees.

Inadequate Security

Negligent Maintenance 

This refers to situations where property owners fail to properly maintain their premises, leading to dangerous conditions. Examples include broken stairs or railings, uneven sidewalks, faulty electrical wiring, or improperly maintained elevators. 

Swimming Pool Accidents

Property owners who fail to properly secure their swimming pools, maintain fencing, or provide adequate supervision may be liable for any injuries that occur on their property.

Swimming Pool Accidents

Amusement Park 

Premises liability cases can involve amusement park accidents, where visitors are injured due to defective rides or inadequate safety measures.

Common Causes of Slip and Falls

These accidents can happen in various settings, such as supermarkets, restaurants, office buildings, or even private residences. 

Duty of Care to Visitors

Duty of care is a legal principle that holds property owners responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of their visitors. When it comes to premises liability, property owners have a duty of care to maintain safe conditions and prevent harm to those who enter their property. 

If a property owner fails to fulfill their duty of care, and a visitor suffers an injury as a result, the property owner may be held legally liable for the damages. This can include compensating the injured party for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses caused by the accident.

Damages and Compensation in Premises Liability Lawsuits

Damages and Compensation in Premises Liability Lawsuits

Establishing Negligence in a New York City Liability Claim

Property owners or occupiers have a legal duty to ensure that their premises are reasonably safe for those who enter. This duty extends to both invitees, such as customers or tenants, as well as licensees, which include social guests.

The level of duty owed may vary depending on the relationship between the parties and the reason for the visit.

It must be demonstrated that the property owner breached their duty of care. This requires showing that they either failed to take reasonable steps to address a dangerous condition or created the hazardous condition themselves. 

To establish causation, it must be proven that the property owner’s breach of their duty of care was the direct cause of the injuries sustained by the victim. This means demonstrating that the dangerous condition or the property owner’s actions or inactions directly led to the accident and resulting harm.

How Can a New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Help?

We will use our extensive knowledge of New York City’s premises liability laws to determine the legal options available to you. This may include filing a personal injury lawsuit or negotiating a settlement with the responsible parties and their insurance company. Other ways we may support your claim include the following:

Our skilled premises liability lawyers will also calculate the full extent of the damages suffered by you or your loved one. This includes not only physical injuries but also medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and any other losses or expenses incurred as a result of the accident.

How Can a New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Help?

Have you recently suffered an injury on someone else's property in New York City?

If you want justice and fair compensation for your injuries, Goldberg & Loren is here to help. Our hard-hitting personal injury attorneys have a proven track record of success in premises liability cases and will work tirelessly to hold the responsible parties accountable.

Don’t wait another minute. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and learn how we can help you with your premises liability case. Your rights and future well-being are too important to delay any longer.

Source:

[1] Bieber, C. (2023, August 21). Slip And Fall Lawsuit Guide 2023. Forbes Advisor. https://www.forbes.com/advisor/legal/personal-injury/slip-and-fall-lawsuit/

Goldberg & Loren Personal Injury Attorneys

5 Columbus Cir Suite 1501
New York, NY 10019
(646) 719-0444

George Goldberg

If you or someone you know got injured on someone else's property in NYC, our personal injury lawyers are here to provide support and assist you in obtaining the rightful compensation you deserve. Contact us for a free consultation.

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