New York Premises Liability Lawyers
Putting Client Needs First
Injured while on someone else’s property? Regardless of how minor or severe your injuries are, you may be eligible to seek compensation if the property owner is found negligent. Our New York premises liability lawyers at The Paris Law Group, PC always put our clients first, and we’re passionate about giving the injured a cushion to make the recovery process as painless as possible.
What is Premises Liability?
If you were assaulted in a poorly lit parking lot, you tripped on unevenly constructed stairs or you were bitten by someone else’s pit bull, you may have a premises liability claim.
Personal injury law in New York protects the rights of individuals who are injured on another person’s property. This area of law is known as premises liability law. Property owners in New York are required to take adequate measures to ensure their property is safe.
Property Owners That Fail To Maintain A Safe Premises
Many property owners, unfortunately, are unaware of their responsibilities under the law. In fact, some owners may try to deny that they are liable and may tell you that you have no rights after a serious injury. This is not true. You may have a claim, and it is important that you speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to ensure you secure full and fair compensation after an accident on someone else’s property.
Fight for the compensation you deserve if you've been injured in an unsafe premises. Call us today to speak to our New York premises liability attorney at (888) 365-4940, or contact us online.
Making a Claim
There’s a basic list of items you will need to address in order to hold the premises owner liable for your damages. Our team is prepared to gather as much evidence as we can to build a strong case for you.
Items to consider include:
- Proving that the premises posed some kind of risk of harm
- Proving that the property owner’s negligence directly caused your injury
- Proving that the property owner was aware of the situation
We have over a decade of experience in recovering damages for our clients and know what information to look for in strengthening your case.
Types of Premises Liability Accidents
There are many ways to become a victim of a premises liability accidents.
Common examples include:
- Slip and falls
- Being attacked by an owner’s dog
- Exposure to toxins such as noxious fumes
- Getting hit by objects on a construction site
- Shock injuries or electrocutions
- Being trapped in a burning building
After you’ve been injured and have sought medical care, our lawyers can investigate your injury to determine its cause. If we believe your injury occurred at the hands of a negligent property owner, we will fight tooth and nail to win the compensation you’re owed.
Premises liability cases can cause significant damage that remains with victims for years and sometimes, their lives. If you have to suffer from your injuries, we want to help you recover some of your damages to make the healing process a little easier.
Common injuries that can occur from a premises liability accident include:
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord and neck injuries
- Fractured and broken bones
- Electric shocks
- Mental trauma
You’re already injured and shouldn’t have to suffer through your case alone. Our New York premises liability lawyers can stick by your side and be your voice during this challenging time in your life. The quicker we get on your case, the sooner you can get back to normal.
Act Now. Your Time May Be Limited To Take Action.
All personal injury cases have statutes of limitations. This means that there is a limited period of time within which you can file a premises liability claim. In particular, if you have a claim against the government, there are even stricter limits.
Additionally, you need to act quickly to make sure evidence is preserved in your case. Some property owners may try to cover up their negligence to limit their liability. The sooner you start working with an attorney, the better chances you have at bringing a successful claim.
When you work with our firm, we will fight to secure the compensation you deserve for your injuries. This may include compensation to cover your medical bills, lost income, and damages for your pain and suffering.
Our approach has resulted in the recovery of millions of dollars for injured clients throughout the state. Insurance adjusters, property owners, and their attorneys know who we are and they know we start preparing our cases for victory from our very first meeting with you.
Injured in an unsafe premises? Start your recovery with strong legal counsel. Contact us today to begin.
Slip and Fall $14.4 MILLION
Slip & Fall $11 Million
A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to play the instrument.
Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million
The client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back, both of which resulted in surgeries.
Slip and Fall $2.7 MILLION
Struck by a Bag of Cement $2.6 MILLION
Construction Accident $2.5 Million
We were able to win a jury verdict of $2,500,000 after a pretrial offer of $150,000 for our client who sustained injuries from a construction accident.
Bus Accident $2.1 MILLION
Bus Accident $2.1 Million
A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of the client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.
Pedestrian Accident $2 Million
The client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.
Car Accident $1.7 Million
The client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.