The hustle and bustle of Brooklyn can lead to accidents and injuries, which is why it is so important that business owners, local government, landlords, and others responsible for the upkeep of property prevent hazards from posing a threat to your safety and health.
If you or a loved one suffered an injury or were killed because of a trip and fall accident in Brooklyn, speak with one of our associates to help you decide whether a lawsuit is a viable course of action for you. Call a Brooklyn trip and fall injury lawyer at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates today at (212) 732-2929 for a free consultation.
All residents and visitors in Brooklyn have a right to be protected from an unreasonable risk of harm. Preventing trip and fall accidents is expected of the owners of property, and anybody hired to conduct upkeep of the property.
Some of the individuals throughout Brooklyn who may have a responsibility to prevent slip, trip and fall accidents include:
Trip and fall accidents may be a risk to all New Yorkers who encounter dangerous conditions. Still, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has conducted data reports that show that some groups may be especially susceptible to suffering injury or death because of a trip and fall accident. These groups include:
Tripping hazards can catch anybody by surprise and cause serious personal injuries if the trip results in a fall. It is the responsibility of every property owner and manager to recognize and rectify tripping hazards in a timely fashion.
New York City is home to more walkers than most other areas of the country, and this means that the city may pose an enormous risk of tripping and falling. Keep an eye out for some of the most common causes of trip and fall accidents, which can include:
These are only a few of the many slip, trip, and fall hazards that could cause a trip and fall or slip and fall accident. Your fall and injury or the fall of your loved one and their injury or death may have resulted from a preventable hazard, in which case you could call Dansker & Aspromonte Associates to discuss your case.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) details the practices that employers should follow to prevent trip and fall or slip and fall accidents. These actions can be reasonably expected of all property managers and owners in New York City.
Some steps that landlords, business owners, and others in charge of property should take to prevent tripping and falling accidents include:
If a property owner or manager failed to take these or other safety precautions, and you or a loved one suffered personal injuries as a result, you may have a case for compensation based on negligence.
Call our team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates today at (212) 732-2929 for a free consultation.
Trip and fall accidents that result in injury or death may lead to:
If you are dealing with a serious injury or the death of a loved one and would like legal assistance, a trip and fall attorney can help you with your personal injury claim or lawsuit. An attorney can:
Your injury attorney will fight for all the compensation to which you are entitled. Such compensation could include coverage for:
You may be entitled to additional compensation depending on the circumstances of your trip and fall accident and injuries.
We are available to serve as your legal advocate should you choose to bring a claim or lawsuit based on negligence. Call the personal injury law firm of Dansker & Aspromonte Associates today at (212) 732-2929 to speak about your case. The consultation is free, and your time to make a claim is running so do not wait to call.