When You Have Fallen and You Can’t Get Up

Our Queens Slip and Fall Lawyers Can Help

According to the National Safety Council, slip and fall injuries account for the majority of emergency room visits each year. These types of accidents can lead to painful injuries and extensive recovery time.  Municipalities and property owners can be held liable for injuries occurring on their premises.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Ever since 1971, our Queens slip and fall lawyers have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of victims in the New York area. We will conduct a free evaluation of your accident to determine if you have a case against the property owner or the municipality or other person or company. If you have a claim, we will make sure you are treated fairly and will help you recover monetary damages for your injuries.

Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

Some of the most common types of slip and fall or trip and fall accidents include:

  • Wet and slippery floors
  • Sidewalk and parking lot accidents
  • Accident in cluttered stores
  • Elevator and escalator accidents
  • Stairway accidents
  • Torn carpeting
  • Inadequate lighting

Regardless of what caused your slip and fall or trip and fall accident, you should immediately report your accident to the property owner or manager, etc. You should also get the names, addresses and the contact numbers of any eyewitness to the accident.

Our Queens slip and fall lawyers also advise clients to take pictures of where their injuries occurred before the property owner has an opportunity to fix the hazard. This will make it easier to prove that your slip and fall or trip and fall accident was the result of the property owner’s negligence.

You Can Count On Us

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, the experienced Queens slip and fall lawyers at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm can help you better understand your legal rights and options. Please contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with personal injury cases in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Florida.

If you have been seriously injured in any of the 50 U.S. states, please call us and we will try to help you with your case. Other phone numbers for us include: 1-800-RADIO-LAW, 1-888-WYPADEK, or 1-800-LAS-LEYES. Please visit us at www.Work4YouLaw.com.