You may be entitled to compensation if you slipped and fell on someone else’s property in Hauppauge, NY. However, the laws surrounding these types of injuries are complex. Fortunately, you do not need to handle this alone.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of a property owner, contact a slip and fall lawyer in Hauppauge, NY from Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. at (631) 451-7900 today to learn more about recovering compensation for your injuries.
For a free legal consultation with a slip and fall accidents lawyer serving Hauppauge, call 516-451-7900
You may be entitled to compensation for your personal injury. However, to do so, you must be able to establish the following:
Some examples of common dangerous conditions seen in slip and fall cases in New York include liquid spills, broken staircases, uneven walkways or snow and ice.
Our team will work to establish the four tenets of a slip and fall case above.
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While a slip and fall injury can happen anywhere, there are some common occurrences that are typically seen in personal injury cases. Common places for slip and fall injuries include:
While this list is not exhaustive, typically any public place can be the site of a slip and fall injury if there was a dangerous condition present on the property.
One defense to a slip and fall claim the insurer might use is that the property owner had no knowledge of the dangerous condition. To establish the owner knew of the condition, we will need to establish either actual or constructive knowledge.
Another defense is that the property owner did not have time to fix or remedy the dangerous condition (e.g., a spill on a restaurant floor).
A slip and fall lawyer in Hauppauge, NY can establish the property owner’s knowledge of the dangerous condition and prove that they had time to remedy it or at least place warning signage before your injury occurred.
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The compensation you can recover depends on the specifics of your case. However, here are common damages we often recover for our clients:
Slip and falls can cause several types of serious injuries. Our team can help you recover the compensation you need for treatment, hospital stays, medications, and future care.
If your injuries caused you to take time off work, we can help you recover that compensation. You may be entitled to compensation for any time off work due to recovery, doctor’s appointments, or even days you could not complete due to pain.
If your injuries keep you from returning to work or require you to take a lesser paying job, you can recover compensation for that lost pay as well.
We can also help you recover compensation for noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering and mental anguish.
If you lost a loved one due to a slip and fall, we can help you file a wrongful death action and recover compensation for damages such as funeral and burial costs and loss of consortium.
The time limit, or deadline, in New York to file a slip and fall personal injury case in the state’s civil court system is generally three years under NY § 214. In some situations, such as a case against a municipality, your time to file can be much shorter. If you fail to file a lawsuit within the required time, you will likely be unable to recover compensation. It is important to consult with a personal injury attorney who has experience handling New York slip and fall cases as soon as possible.
The personal injury lawyers at Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. will help you understand your legal rights as a victim of negligence, work with you to build a strong case, negotiate with insurance companies if necessary, represent you at trial, and help you understand all of your options to receive just compensation for your injury. If you slipped and fell due to another person’s negligence, call Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. at (631) 451-7900 for your free consultation and to find out how our legal team can help you.
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