Premises Liability Lawyer Westchester County – Segan, Nemerov & Singer P.C
At Segan, Nemerov & Singer P.C, our Westchester County Premises Liability Lawyers have over 60 years combined experience handling premises liability cases. Premises liability refers to any type of accident caused by a condition on somebody’s property. This could include a foreign substance, such as oil, a foreign object, an obstruction, snow or ice, defective construction, improper maintenance, a slippery floor, broken stairs, and other defects on the property which cause you to slip, trip or fall.
Who Is Liable For Injuries Caused By Premises Liability?
Typically the owner of the property is the person responsible for injuries caused by negligent maintenance of the property. However, many commercial properties are leased to business tenants, and the property owner might not control the property. In that case the business renting the property becomes responsible for the maintenance of the property. In residential properties, the tenant and the landlord might share responsibility in certain situations. A contractor working on the premises might also share in the liability. In most of these cases, the responsible party will have liability insurance. There may also be medical payments insurance coverage.
Some premises liability cases involve failure to maintain the property. It is easy to understand that building materials, such as wood staircases or brick walkways, will wear out; they need regular maintenance. The failure by a building owner to regularly inspect and to regularly maintain the premises may lead to liability.
Property owners have certain obligations under local, state and federal laws. While these laws vary, the basic underlying fact of them is similar regardless of where you live: property owners have an obligation to keep their land and the buildings on top of it safe for authorized visitors and those with business there.
When they fail to do so, innocent people can suffer devastating personal injuries. The Westchester County premises liability lawyers at Segan, Nemerov & Singer P.C are experienced at holding property owners accountable for their negligence. We’re available to speak to you about your claim and evaluate the viability of your case.
Examples of Premises Liability Cases
Premises liability covers a wide range of case types, and it’s important when researching prospective lawyers to find an attorney with experience in the area that is most relevant to your claim. At Segan, Nemerov & Singer P.C, our Westchester County premises liability lawyers have experience with:
- Slip and fall cases
- Staircase accidents
- Electricity and electrocution
- Defective sidewalks
- Insufficient security
Our Westchester County premises liability lawyer will investigate your injury to determine its cause, then pursue compensation on your behalf. If you’ve been hurt and need an experienced Westchester County premises liability lawyer, please call Segan, Nemerov & Singer P.C law firm today at 212-696-9100 for a FREE CONSULTATION.