Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall Lawyer NYC


Property owners are legally responsible for maintaining a reasonable level of safety on their premises. Unfortunately, many property owners are negligent in their duties, and this negligence results in many injuries each year. Slip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of these preventable injuries.

What is a slip and fall?

  • Conditions on the property are hazardous
  • Owner fails to warn of hazardous conditions
  • Snow and ice remain on sidewalks, steps, and driveways long after the end of precipitation

Environmental conditions on the ground or the floors cause the majority of slip and fall accidents. Slippery or uneven sidewalks floors, staircases, and other surfaces as well as poor lighting are often the culprits that precipitate a slip and fall.

Who is liable?

The property owner and the victim may be deemed fully or partially liable for a slip and fall accident by New York law. While the owner has a duty to keep the property safe, the victim also has a duty to exercise a reasonable degree of care. Your case must be prepared and presented by a legal expert in order to ensure that the liability is placed on the party truly responsible. Our attorneys are expert in the area of New York’s comparative fault laws. Our service to you ensures that you will not accept any less than the rightful and legal amount of liability and that all of your appropriate losses are recovered.

Let the New York City slip and fall attorneys be your experts

Serious injuries can result from slip and fall accidents. Even a minor slip and fall accident often warrants a doctor visit, while more serious injuries can lead to large medical bills and lost wages. When someone else’s negligence results in a loss to you, you deserve to be compensated for these losses.

If you believe that you exercised reasonable care at the time of your slip and fall accident, call the slip and fall lawyers of Segan, Nemerov & Singer, P.C. at (212) 696-9100 or click here to contact us online.