What To Do If You Slip And Fall

If you make a misstep because of a badly maintained sidewalk or broken stair, it can lead to a serious personal injury. Unfortunate as it is, this happens every day to countless people. The good news is that you're not alone. The lawyers at Kelner & Kelner are experienced and successful in this area of legal practice and can help you obtain compensation for your trip-and-fall injuries.

Our premises liability and slip-and-fall attorneys are renowned for their representation of injury victims. Contact us to schedule a consultation; we can help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled.

What Does The Law Say?

Generally, rulings in slip-and-fall lawsuits revolve around two issues: first, whether the owner knew, or should have known, about a hazardous situation and taken care of it; and second, whether the plaintiff was partially responsible for having fallen on it. In many cases, a favorable outcome can be achieved only with skilled, intelligent representation.

The court must decide, in slip-and-fall cases, whether the owner knew about a dangerous condition on his or her property and neglected to resolve it. Even if the owner claims no knowledge of the danger, there is also the question of whether he or she should have known about it and fixed it, given the amount of time it existed and other circumstances of the case.

Trip-and-fall cases vary widely, and our premises liability attorneys have the background in this field to win our clients the restitution they deserve. Contact us to schedule a free consultation and case review.

Obtaining Compensation

For a successful premises liability lawsuit, our attorneys must show that the owner was negligent in his or her duties, either in physically eliminating hazardous conditions or in warning visitors about them. Often, the owner will be found partially at fault for injuries, a ruling that results in the plaintiff receiving a percentage of the damages awarded instead of the full amount.

At Kelner & Kelner, our personal injury lawyers have over 100 years of combined experience in the legal field. Our premises liability and slip-and-fall attorneys in New York City will see you through the entire process, helping you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. If you have suffered a trip-and-fall injury, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Contact Our Attorneys To Discuss Your Options

Contact Kelner & Kelner and schedule a case consultation if you have been injured as a result of another party's negligence or misconduct. The first consultation is always free. We work on a contingency basis and collect legal fees only if our attorneys obtain a favorable verdict or settlement on your behalf.