NEW YORK PREMISES LIABILITY ATTORNEYS
Responsibility for maintaining safety on private and public properties rests with property owners and municipalities, respectively. Premises liability claims can be filed against property owners who neglect to maintain reasonable safety standards at personal homes, stores, and city- and state-owned properties (including sidewalks and parks).
Based on New York premises liability laws, any person injured as the result of dangerous conditions on a property may pursue personal injury compensation by filing a lawsuit. At The Eskesen Law Firm, our attorneys handle lawsuits against public and private entities in premises liability cases all the time. We provide top-quality, attentive service to each of our clients, and your case will be personalized to your specific needs and the conditions of your case should we choose to handle it.
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WHAT MIGHT QUALIFY AS A 'DANGEROUS CONDITION' IN A PREMISES LIABILITY CASE?
- Falling ceilings
- Stairwells in disrepair
- Elevators and escalators in disrepair
- Slippery surfaces
- Handrails in disrepair or that are built too low to the ground
- Falling objects
- Wet floors and other hazards that cause slips and trips in stores and other buildings
- Raised or broken sidewalks and other defects
- Parking lot hazards
- Inadequate lighting
- Falling objects from buildings
- Open swimming pools
- Holes and other hazards on construction sites
- Poor shoveling in the winter
- Inadequate signage around hazards
- Dog bites and attacks
- Lead paint exposure
- Inadequate security measures, including lack of security cameras and inadequate security staffing
Attacks on properties of any type (e.g., sexual assault, mugging and attacks at school) could be cause for a premises liability claim if injury, loss or damage results from the attack.
Our lawyers possess extensive knowledge of New York’s premises liability laws. If we can show that you exercised appropriate caution while on the property and that the property owner neglected to keep the property in a safe condition or properly warn you of a hazard, you may have a case for personal injury compensation.
We will represent your best interests and pursue maximum compensation for your pain and suffering, medical costs, lost wages, rehabilitation, long-term care and more.
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We have over 20 years of experience pursuing slip-and-fall, trip-and-fall and other premises liability cases in Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Richmond, Nassau Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and beyond and throughout New York.
“I highly recommend The Eskesen Law Firm. From our first meeting, Frank Eskesen and his team explained everything to me in terms I could easily understand and were always very efficient, professional and caring. I’m beyond thrilled with the results.”