Premises Liability Cases in New York Demand An Experienced Lawyer
New York premises liability lawyers at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC put your needs first
Property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain safe and secure property conditions at all times. Visitors, guests and patrons should not have to fear for their safety every time they go to a restaurant, building, parking lot, shopping mall, apartment complex or grocery store.
When an individual is injured or killed as the result of unsafe, hazardous, or poorly maintained property conditions, the property owner may be held liable for damages under New York's premises liability laws. Such personal injury accident claims can be extremely complicated.
You don't have to handle your premises liability case on your own. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in New York and think you have a premises liability claim, contact us. We can help you seek compensation for your pain, suffering, medical costs, rehabilitation, psychological distress, financial hardship, lost wages, and any other expenses that arise after the accident.
What is premises liability?
Premises liability is legal term used to describe the liability of a property owner for certain actions that occur on the property owner's land or building. Such actions include criminal activity or hazardous conditions on the property. In particular, when the property in question is used for public purposes, the public has a reasonable expectation that the property will be safe to use for all people.
What types of premises liability cases does attorney Reiter handle?
Our New York City premises liability attorneys handle a wide range of cases in New York. Some of the most common premises liability cases we handle include:
What are the common causes of premises liability cases
In order to prevail in a premises liability lawsuit, the victim must prove that the property owner acted negligently and is at fault for the accident. There are a number of circumstances that could lead to a premises liability accident, such as:
- Poor lighting
- Wet or slippery floors
- Broken or weak stairs or handrails
- Torn or ratted carpets
- Falling objects
- Objects blocking walkways
- Exposed holes or ditches
- Uneven or cracked pavement
- Faulty, loose, or exposed wiring or electrical equipment
- Broken equipment (escalators, elevators, doors, security gates, cameras, etc.)
- Insufficient security
- Exposed toxic materials or substances
- Failure to post warning signs
- Failure to fix, repair, or maintain property conditions or broken equipment
- Failure to properly train employees
- Assault or battery by an employee or another guest or patron
Why should I hire New York premises liability lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?
Experience matters. That's why it's critical you have a knowledgeable premises liability attorney on your side after your accident. The owner of the property will likely deny any wrongdoing. You will likely have to fight for compensation. We can help!
When you have a hard-working, detail-oriented attorney on your side, you can make sure that property owners and their insurance providers fairly compensate you. We're able to take this aggressive approach because we have the facts on our side.
We consistently gather information about premises liability accidents because we know what evidence to look for and we know what questions to ask. We're also familiar with the wide range of rules and regulations governing premises liability accidents in New York State.
People don't want excuses. They want results. Contact us. We can help.
Don't let the insurance companies intimidate you. Take a stand. Contact us. We can work with you to develop a strategy that addresses your specific legal needs. Best of all, you only pay us if you win. That's because we work on a contingency basis.
People don't want excuses when they have a legal problem. They want solutions. They want results. And that's exactly what we deliver. Don't wait to take legal action. A delay could affect your ability to be fairly compensated. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation.
Remember, you didn't do anything wrong. You shouldn't have to suffer financially because of someone else's mistakes. Contact Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, today. We're ready and eager to help you get your life back on track.