When a person is injured on a property that belongs to another person as a result of the owner’s failure to fix a hazardous or dangerous situation or provide proper warning, the injured party may able to pursue a premises liability claim. These cases are not as simple as they may seem. In order to prove a premises liability claim, you need to prove certain elements.
If you or a loved one was injured on someone else’s property, the NYC premises liability lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. can help. We understand the complexity and difficulty in proving such claims. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to strategize your claim in order to help you obtain the maximize compensation that you are entitled to from the negligent property owner.
Premises liability is the term that refers to the responsibility a person owes to another person who is either injured or killed on his property. It includes almost anything that can happen to a person who is legally on a property that belongs to another individual, whether the property is commercial, private or public.
Under New York law, property owners and business establishments owe visitors and patrons who are legally on their premises certain legal duties. When a property owner allows dangerous conditions in public areas to injure other parties who are on their premises, they may be held liable for such injuries suffered as a result of their negligence.
New York premises liability law presents certain challenges in proving that the property owners were responsible for the injuries sustained by the victims on their property. You will need to conduct a thorough investigation of the specific circumstances surrounding your incident. You will also need to investigate to see if any other parties, in addition to the owner of the property, can be held liable for your injuries.
At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., our expert team of attorneys has the knowledge to properly investigate your claim. When necessary, we hire investigators, accident reconstructionists and other professionals to determine how the accident occurred and who the responsible parties are. The bottom line is that we know how to properly pursue a premises liability claim to obtain substantial compensation for our injured clients.
Premises liability can apply to a variety of accidents that may occur on different types of property, including:
At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., our premises liability lawyers have successfully handled some of the most complicated types of premises liability cases, including:
We understand the financial burdens faced by our clients who are injured as a result of another party’s negligence. We are passionate about holding the right parties accountable and obtaining our clients and their family members the fair compensation for their economic and non-economic losses.
Some potential types compensation that you may seek in your premises liability claim include:
The value of a premises liability claim depends largely on the extent and nature of the injuries suffered by the victims. For instance, a victim who has suffered only soft tissue injuries in a slip and fall accident may be entitled to significantly less monetary compensation than a victim who has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Nevertheless, regardless of what type of injury you have suffered, we will help you obtain the full compensation to which you are entitled.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of an injury due to someone else’s negligence in New York or New Jersey, you need a knowledgeable and experienced team of attorneys on your side fighting to protect your legal rights. The lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., have been successfully handling premises liability cases for more than 30 years.
We know what it takes to properly research, investigate and prove a successful premises liability claim. We offer our injured clients the peace of mind that the legal aspect of their claim is being aggressively handled so they can focus on recovering from their injuries. If you are uncertain about whether you have a valid premises liability case, we recommend that you immediately contact our office to talk to one of our attorneys. Do not wait to make this important decision because if you fail to bring a timely claim, you may be forever barred from seeking compensation for your injuries.
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The most important step in handling your premises liability claim is to contact a prominent law firm that knows how to successfully handle these types of cases. The NYC accident lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. have recovered over $750 million for injured. Each case has unique facts and circumstances that affect the strategy of pursuing your recovery. For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, please us call at (212) 385-4410.