When you are dining in a fine restaurant or seeing a show on Broadway, you, of course, understand that lights may be dimmed so as to improve the ambiance and the experience. But dim lighting where it is not warranted only serves to improve your chances of slipping and falling or damaging yourself in other ways.
NYC premises accidents Attorneys see many cases where injuries occurred along poorly lit NY City streets, in dimly lit hallways, on flights of stairs with little light, and many other areas. Safety, or a lack of, is the prevailing factor here, and in many cases, there is an individual or entity that is responsible for ensuring proper safety by making sure areas are well lit for pedestrians, patrons, and residents of the buildings.
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When a person fails to ensure proper lighting in an area, they are negligent and are often at fault for any accidents that may occur due to poor lighting. A NY premises accidents Attorney will hear the details of your accident and will be able to tell you whether you have a viable case or not.
There is no reason for you to have to experience pain, suffering and medical bills when your accident was the result of someone else’s negligence. Your attorney will be able to investigate the area where the accident occurred, gather witness testimony, and fight on your behalf to prove negligence, ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve.