Staten Island Slip or Trip and Fall Injuries
When you have been injured on another person’s property, you may be entitled to compensation. But proving a slip and fall or trip and fall accident is not a simple task. In order to secure the just compensation you are entitled to, it is in your best interest to consult with a Staten Island slip and fall or trip and fall lawyer.
Ever since 1971, the legal team at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm has been dedicated to securing victims of slip and fall or trip and fall accidents the full compensation they are entitled to. Our experienced lawyers understand New York’s premises liability laws and have access to resources to evaluate whether the conditions at a business, residence or public facility posed a foreseeable hazard and whether you have a viable case.
Types of Slip and Fall and Trip and Fall Accidents
Property owners and businesses have a duty to maintain a safe property for customers, pedestrians, and other visitors and effectively warn them of possible dangers. Some of the most common types of slip and fall or trip and fall accidents in New York include:
- Wet and slippery floors
- Sidewalk and parking lot accidents
- Accident in cluttered stores
- Elevator and escalator accidents
- Slippery or dangerous stairways
- Torn carpeting
- Inadequate lighting
- Poor maintenance, etc.
- Raised nosings or defective handrails on stairways and ramps
When a defective condition, foreign substance, or object causes a fall resulting in serious injuries, you need to hire a Staten Island slip and fall or trip and fall lawyer. The key to slip and fall and trip and fall accident claims is to prove that the property owner or manager was negligent and your injury resulted from his or her negligence.
At the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm, we advise our clients to immediately report their accidents to the property owner or manager and to get contact information for any eyewitnesses to the accident. It is also helpful to take pictures of the scene of accident before the property owner has an opportunity to fix the hazard that caused your accident. 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.
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If you or a loved one was injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, the experienced Staten Island slip and fall and trip and fall lawyers at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm will work hard to get you the full compensation that you deserve. Please contact us toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with slip and fall and trip and fall accident 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 toll-free phone numbers for us include: 1-800-RADIO-LAW, 1-888-WYPADEK, or 1-800-LAS-LEYES. Please visit us at www.Work4YouLaw.com.