Manhattan Premises Liability Attorney
The term premises liability refers to a variety of accident claims that have resulted from unsafe and hazardous conditions on an individual's property. They can occur almost anywhere, at locations including a retail store, an individual's home, a restaurant, or office building. No matter where the accident took place, serious injuries can result to the victim who happened to be facing the consequences of another's negligent actions. If you were injured on another's property, a Manhattan premises liability attorney from our firm can help you determine whether you have a case. Our firm has more than 75 years of combined experience that can be used to benefit your injury claim.
If you are confused as to whether or not you have a premises liability case, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team at 800-SMART-LAW.
Overview of Premises Liability Cases
At Segal & Lax, we can help you understand the grounds for a premises liability claim and can fight for you to get compensation for your injuries. Especially in urban areas like Manhattan, property owners need to ensure that their mechanical equipment is safe for people to use. Neglecting this responsibility puts their guests at a high risk of injury.
Listed below are some locations where premises liability injuries frequently occur:
- Elevators and escalators: these injures are not uncommon when property owners do not properly maintain them. Common malfunctions include sudden stops, live electrical wires, wet or slippery surfaces, brake failure, door malfunctions, and more.
- Swimming pool accidents: Whether the accident occurred at a public pool or while on the property of a private home, it is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that the pool and surrounding area is safe to reduce risk of drowning and slip and falls.
- Public and private playgrounds: These areas are designed specifically for young children, extra care needs to be taken in order to ensure that they are safe while playing. The owner of the playground is responsible for ensuring that the equipment is not broken and that there is the necessary security in place to ensure that the children are safe.
The most common type premises liability case is a slip and fall. Another common accident that can also occur because of an individual's negligence to their property is a trip and fall. We offer experienced representation to help you through these difficult and painful situations
Choose a Seasoned Manhattan Personal Injury Lawyer
If you are not sure whether your case qualifies for a premises liability claim, our firm can provide you with the knowledge you need to pursue a settlement. No matter what act of negligence caused your injury, the liable party is typically responsible for financially assisting you through this situation. If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else’s property, you can obtain the guidance needed by one of our Manhattan premises liability attorneys.
Contact a Manhattan injury attorney today and learn about your options for legal action during a free case evaluation.