If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries from a trip and fall accident due to another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Depending on the circumstances of your trip and fall accident, you may be entitled to a substantial financial recovery that covers not only the pain and suffering you experienced from your injuries but also the cost of your accident-related expenses, such as medical expenses and lost wages.
If you lost a loved one in a trip and fall accident, we can also help you. Depending on your relationship with the decedent, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim on their behalf.
At Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, we understand how devastating these types of accidents can be. When you work with us, we can investigate the circumstances of your accident, determine the value of your losses, and keep you updated on your case’s progression. Additionally, we work on a contingency-fee-basis, meaning we do not require you to pay us any fees upfront to represent you. We only get paid for our services at the conclusion of your case if we are able to secure a financial recovery on your behalf.
For a free case consultation, call Dansker & Aspromonte Associates at (212) 732-2929. A member of our team is standing by, ready to see how our Staten Island trip and fall injury lawyers may be able to help you.
Liability for Your Trip and Fall Injuries
No one walks on the sidewalk or inside a building premises expecting to trip and fall. When you go outside you expect walking surfaces to be safe.
Premises liability is a diverse area of law that includes trip or slip and fall accidents that can occur both inside a building or outside on the street or road.
A trip or slip and fall can result from many different unsafe or dangerous conditions such as:
- Torn, worn, or frayed carpeting
- Cords stretched across floors
- Wet or slippery conditions on floors or stairs
- Steps with damaged or non-existent handrails
- Poorly maintained sidewalks
- Ice or snow on walkways, stairs or sidewalks
- Insufficient lighting in parking lots or stairwells
- Construction defects or holes on sidewalks or roads
The above examples are only a small fraction of the types of conditions that can cause a trip and fall accident. If you have been injured as the result of any condition which caused you to trip or slip and fall, contact our office so that we can evaluate whether you can pursue a claim for financial compensation.
Who May Be Responsible for Your Trip or Slip and Fall Injuries
Depending upon the location and circumstances of your fall, there are many potential responsible parties who can be held liable for your injuries. These parties may include:
- Property owner
- Management company
- Tenant of a commercial business
- City of New York
- Construction company
Types of Compensation Possible After a Trip and Fall Injury
A trip and fall accident can disrupt your career and personal life. The injury you suffer may require a long recovery period or result in a permanent disability. At Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, we use our decades of experience to fight for the maximum financial compensation that you deserve. We understand the negative implications these types of accidents can have on a claimant’s life.
While each trip and fall case is different, the types of compensation you may be entitled to includes:
- Physical and emotional injuries
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering for all physical and emotional injuries
- Mental anguish
- Past and future medical expenses, including emergency transportation and surgical procedures
- Past and future lost wages, if applicable
- Diminished earning capacity, if your injuries prevented you from working the same job as before
- Loss of pension benefits
- Any other out of pocket expenses
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
If you lost a loved one due to a trip and fall injury, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim. No amount of money can replace your loved one. However, a meritorious wrongful death claim serves justice by allowing you to claim fair and reasonable money damages for any of the above losses cited above in addition to the following:
- Loss of spousal support
- Loss of parental support
- Funeral, burial, and memorial expenses
- Loss of guidance and services to the family
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of inheritance
Your relationship with the deceased is important in determining if you are eligible to pursue compensation. Call Dansker & Aspromonte Associates now for a free case evaluation at (212) 732-2929 to discuss your rights.
You May Have a Limited Time to Act
You should not delay if you wish to discuss your right to compensation. If you or someone you love has been injured in a trip or slip and fall accident, your time to bring a claim is limited. Under New York law if you fail to bring your claim within the deadline, you may be forever barred from seeking the financial compensation you deserve. The Staten Island trip and fall injury lawyers at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates are ready to protect your rights.
Get Started with a Free Case Review
Our consultation is free. If we agree to accept your case, you will not be required to pay any money to us upfront. We will handle your case on a contingency fee basis which means that we will only receive a legal fee if you recover financial compensation. Call us at (212) 732-2929.